Events

Find events on this page, such as audio described theatre shows, blind cricket competitions, Vision Australia client days and more. Filter events by using the drop down box to select what “type” of event, and/or by “state”.
16 January, 2019
Vision Australia Ashfield, 224 Liverpool Rd
Ashfield
New South Wales
Equip yourself with the navigation and orientation skills to be independent within the community. This 90 minute, 1:1 workshop with a Vision Australia Orientation & Mobility specialist will develop your mobility skills, confidence and independence using the BlindSquare GPS app.
16 January, 2019
14 Barrett St
Kensington
Victoria
We invite your children to participate in Vision Australia’s exciting new school holiday program for children with vision loss aged 8-12 years.
Through this fun-filled program, your children will get to experience Vision Australia’s world-first, state-of-the-art Leigh Garwood mobility and training centre, the specialised sensory room, the latest in technology as well as cooking and sports. There are also opportunities for both your child and family to meet and socially engage with peers.
16 January, 2019
Drama Theatre – Sydney Opera House
Sydney
New South Wales
The Australian novel A Ghost in My Suitcase presents rich material for adaptation, with three incredible female characters at its heart.
The story follows twelve-year-old Celeste, an Australian girl with Chinese and French heritage. She is visiting China for the first time to scatter her mother’s ashes, but from the moment she arrives she is thrust into a terrifying world of ghost hunting. To survive she must discover who she truly is.
17 January, 2019
City Recital Hall 2 Angel Place
Sydney
New South Wales
Renowned Romanian pianist Alexandra Dariescu’s reimagining of Tchaikovsky’s enchanting Christmas tale merges piano, ballet and state-of-the-art digital animations in a trailblazing 50 minute multimedia treat for all ages.
Behind a see-through gauze screen, Dariescu is at the grand piano playing 15 virtuosic score movements as ballerina Désirée Ballantyne dances in sync with digitally projected characters, created using more than 35,000 hand drawn images.
18 January, 2019
Vision Australia Parramatta, 128 Marsden St
Parramatta
New South Wales
Find out the latest tips and tricks to help you feel confident in the kitchen and ready to make tasty and nutritious meals for yourself, friends or family. This unique two hour workshop will give you 1:1 hands-on experience in the kitchen with a Vision Australia Occupational Therapist so you can start preparing some of your favourite foods quickly and easily.
21 January, 2019
Vision Australia Parramatta, 128 Marsden St
Parramatta
New South Wales
Get the most from your NDIS plan with this one hour 1:1 workshop, facilitated by a Vision Australia Service Engagement Consultant. You can learn how to best access Vision Australia’s services in an informational Q&A session tailored to your needs.
21 January, 2019
Vision Australia Parramatta, Level 7, 128 Marsden Street
Parramatta
New South Wales
Vision Australia is running a three day Employment Boot Camp for vision impaired or blind individuals, as part of the Building Stronger Futures program. Participants will attend a three day intensive Pre- Employment Program from the 21st to 23rd January 2019 at Vision Australia Parramatta and also be eligible for ongoing employment assistance for six months.
23 January, 2019
Vision Australia Bendigo, 20 Bridge St
Bendigo
Victoria
Vision Australia is running a three day Employment Boot Camp for vision impaired or blind individuals, as part of the Building Stronger Futures program. Participants will attend a three day intensive Pre- Employment Program from Wednesday 23rd to Friday 25th January 2019 at Vision Australia’s Bendigo office, then have the option of receiving employment assistance for six months.
23 January, 2019
Vision Australia Parramatta, 128 Marsden St
Parramatta
New South Wales
Tailored to your needs, this one hour workshop will help you to deepen your understanding of your eye condition/s. This personalised workshop is conducted 1:1 with a Vision Australia Orthoptist and can be held at Vision Australia’s Parramatta or Ashfield offices, via telephone or video conference, or by a home visit to your residence. Family and friends can be included in the workshop at your request.
24 January, 2019
Vision Australia Ashfield, 224 Liverpool Rd
Ashfield
New South Wales
Make grocery shopping quick and easy by learning how to do your grocery shopping on your iPhone or iPad. This 90 minute, 1:1 workshop with a Vision Australia Access Technology specialist will help your save time and streamline your shopping experience