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30 Jul 2019
Portable document format files, or PDFs, are as much a part of our lives as the internet itself. Sometimes they cop a bit of flak for being inaccessible, when in reality, if they are tagged correctly they can meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

30 Jul 2019
We are living in a golden age of assistive technology for people with vision loss. With advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence there are now apps using image recognition technology that can describe people, objects and the physical environment.
30 Jul 2019
Parts of the Web Content Accessibility Guideline 2.0 (WCAG 2.0) can be difficult to understand, especially if you're rapidly trying to get your head around it and apply it before your website or article is launched to the public.

24 Jul 2019
A group of teenaged Vision Australia clients recently received some first-hand insight into life as a politician.
22 Jul 2019
A group of Vision Australia clients recently got busy in the kitchen thanks to a cooking masterclass with Chef Daniel. Held at Chef Daniel's At Baker Street restaurant in Gosford, the TV personality chef provided clients with a range of different tips to help them overcome the challenges that living with blindness or low vision can pose to being active and independent in the kitchen.
19 Jul 2019
Children aged eight to 12 years old who are blind or have low vision took part in an exciting school holiday program run by Vision Australia in Melbourne.
15 Jul 2019
When Geraldine lost her vision, she initially felt as if all of life’s doors had closed on her. But, as the saying goes; when one door closes, another opens. And for Geraldine, life is full of open doors.
12 Jul 2019
Children who are blind or have low vision from across the Newcastle region were able to get in touch with their inner Jedi last week, thanks to a school holiday program.
12 Jul 2019
A group of children who are blind or have low vision were able to reach new heights last week thanks to a Vision Australia holiday program.
12 Jul 2019
In 2014 Vision Australia’s Digital Access team were asked to lend their expertise, along with other international leading authorities in the accessibility and inclusion space, to drive forward the concept of an International Association of Accessibility Professionals (IAAP). Five years on we are very proud to have been named the Australasian founding member of the IAAP.