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28 Oct 2020
Vision Australia Radio has been named as finalists for four awards at the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) 2020 Community Radio Awards.
28 Oct 2020
As Victoria begins to move to a new COVID normal way of operating, we wanted to update you on what this means for Vision Australia. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our priority has been the health and safety of our clients, workforce and the wider community. Now, as government restrictions begin to ease across Victoria, we’re excited to make it easier for you to receive specialist support from Vision Australia.
27 Oct 2020
As Vision Australia celebrates 40 years since the introduction of its telephone based group program Telelink, founder Jennifer Gibbons reflects on the progress it has made over the years.
22 Oct 2020
You could contribute to the development of an AI algorithm that will assist people who are blind or have low-vision in everyday life.
16 Oct 2020
An encounter between Greg and a Vision Australia employee has resulted in the avid woodworker, who is legally blind, teaching others including primary school students his craft.
16 Oct 2020
Vision Australia is encouraging libraries across Australia to use Dyslexia Awareness Month to better understand how they can support their members who live with the condition.
15 Oct 2020
In early October, our LEAP participants got some real-world experience in a mock interview conducted by Vision Australia CEO Ron Hooton.
14 Oct 2020
Vision Australia has many resources to help you on your employment journey. In this article, we will explore Vision Australia’s Disability Employment Services (DES).
14 Oct 2020
Vision Australia believes the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability should leave schools and education departments no choice but to address systemic educational issues faced by students who are blind or have low vision.
08 Oct 2020
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Vision Australia identified the importance of keeping our clients connected and informed to the best of our ability.
Clients have joined our Telelink programs for a total of 8,211 hours through July to September this year. That’s a 20% increase from the same time last year.
We have three new exciting programs that we are interested in piloting before the end of the year informed by feedback from our clients.