Latest news

02 Jul 2020
The Victorian Government has announced COVID-19 restrictions for a number of suburbs that came into force at 11.59pm Wednesday, July 1. This means residents of these suburbs are currently not permitted to visit any Vision Australia location. Vision Australia is also unable to provide residents of these suburbs with face to face appointments at their home, in the community or any other location.
02 Jul 2020
Vision Australia’s priority during the COVID-19 pandemic is health and safety of our clients, workforce and the wider community.
As we begin to again offer face to face appointments and welcome the public back into our Vision Australia locations, we have developed the below guidelines for our clients and staff.
30 Jun 2020
Vision Australia is often contacted by universities and PhD students looking to connect to people who are blind or have low vision to participate in research.
30 Jun 2020
Tiffany Mitchell has spent the last 20 years working to help people who are blind or have low vision to safely and independently navigate their surroundings.
29 Jun 2020
A desire to help people led to Margaret Steggles becoming a Vision Australia orientation and mobility specialist.
29 Jun 2020
A day in the life of an orientation and mobility specialist can be varied – from helping someone learn their route to work to using innovative app technology - but no matter what the task, it’s always to support people who are blind or have low vision navigate the world safely and independently.
28 Jun 2020
Dennis loves knowing he is giving back to others
28 Jun 2020
It’s thanks to generous donors like you that Sam has settled into his new surroundings with confidence.
28 Jun 2020
Josef unfortunately spent the majority of this difficult journey alone, with little to no additional help.
28 Jun 2020
The late Dr Frederick Shaw Burton, known as Fred, left an extraordinary legacy that will continue to live on through his generosity for many years to come.