Latest news

18 Dec 2019
The LEAP (Learn Engage, Act, Perform) leadership program has been specifically designed for young people aged between 14 – 18 years to them to develop skills that will help them to set and achieve their goals and get the best vocational outcome.
16 Dec 2019
Vision Australia welcomes the news that audio description will be available on ABC and SBS TV programs by July 2020.
16 Dec 2019
Vision Australia's Digital Access Team has released their 2020 Training Schedule!
12 Dec 2019
A Wollongong playground has been made more accessible and inclusive to people who are blind or have low vision thanks to a new braille sign.
05 Dec 2019
International Volunteer Day (IVD), mandated by the UN General Assembly, is held each year on December and is an opportunity for us all to say a big thank you to our volunteers.
05 Dec 2019
Australia’s largest fashion event is set to become more accessible than ever before for people who are blind or have low vision.
28 Nov 2019
Warrnambool residents will soon have the opportunity to experience the cutting edge in assistive technology for those who are blind or have low vision at the upcoming Vision Australia clinic open day.
27 Nov 2019
Ambulance Victoria staff will be more identifiable by people who are blind or have low vision, thanks to a new accessibility initiative.
26 Nov 2019
The application of gene therapy will soon provide benefits to those diagnosed with certain forms of inherited retinal disease. Presently, the drug Luxturna is targeted for the treatment of retinis pigmentosa (RP) but only available in the USA and Europe. This form of gene therapy is a beacon of light to those in search of an answer.
26 Nov 2019
People interested in learning about orientation and mobility services offered out of Vision Australia’s Coorparoo office have been encouraged to come along to the Explorer’s Forum on Wednesday, December 4.