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06 Oct 2021
The 17th Annual General Meeting of members of Vision Australia Ltd (“the Company”) will be held at 3.30pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 27th October 2021. Registration will commence from 3.00pm.
06 Oct 2021
If you are new to the world of white canes, read this guide to get your head around what's available and what might suit your needs.
01 Oct 2021
By Ron Hooton.

No matter who you are, there is no escaping the ever-growing role technology plays in our lives. Whether it’s everyday tasks like banking or shopping, or the act of staying in touch with family and friends, it’s more and more likely technology in some form is what we turn to. For many people this means convenience, but it’s important we don’t forget those who progress might leave behind. Today, October 1, is the United Nations’ International Day of Older Persons. For Vision Australia, this year’s theme of “Digital Equity for All Ages” is extremely important.
30 Sep 2021
The line-up also includes Australia’s best blind and low vision artists like Michael Leonardi, Rachael Leahcar from The Voice 2012, Lara Nakhle from The Voice 2012.
30 Sep 2021
As an answer to the popularity of Zoom video calls, the new iOS 15 update means Apple users can connect with Android and Windows users via a FaceTime link.
23 Sep 2021
Science fiction  buff and Vision Australia Library member, Greg Smith, has read so many books in his favourite genre at one stage it looked as though he had read through the entire catalogue.
23 Sep 2021
Apple has released some new shiny toys. While many might feel it’s the same products spruced up with a new hat, there are a few upgrades that are interesting for the blind and low vision community.
23 Sep 2021
When Caitiln’s peers started landing part time jobs outside of school, it was a milestone she wanted to reach too. Unfortunately, her search wasn’t as easy.
23 Sep 2021
By Ron Hooton

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t hugely disappointed. So disappointed in the fact that being closed-minded is causing so many of Australia’s businesses to potentially miss out on the best candidate for a job, whether it be due to a lack of understanding or outright discrimination.
20 Sep 2021
Being diagnosed as legally blind has not stopped Leonie Smith from thriving at one of the busiest workplaces at the moment – a COVID-19 vaccination clinic.