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01 Jun 2022
Join the Vision Australia Telelink team for this free, winter webinar series, exploring the lives of four very special guests this July.
30 May 2022
If you are in the process of applying for the NDIS, here are some tips to help you with your application.
19 May 2022
Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day - a day where we both celebrate how far we have come, and continue to focus on how far we have to go when it comes to improving digital accessibility and inclusion.
19 May 2022
If you have doubts about hiring an employee who is blind, then meet Karen Knight.

Blind since birth, the Vision Australia General Manager of Client Services has established a career in transforming the lives of vulnerable people.

The MBA graduate and parent proves what can happen when an employer sees what is possible.
19 May 2022
Research shows that staff who are blind or have low vision are just as capable as their sighted peers.
However, most employers see blindness and low vision as a limitation when, in fact, it is the complete opposite.
Is one of the following misconceptions stopping you from choosing the best candidate?
19 May 2022
It takes an employer with foresight to see the value in an employee with a vision condition.

People who are blind or have low vision are, much like sighted peers, efficient and effective employees, yet their adaptability and value are often overlooked in Australian workplaces.
12 May 2022
Blind Joe blew away the likes of Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine with his southern charm and amazing voice.
12 May 2022
Ahead of the May 21 federal election, Talking Vision has lined up a number of topics, including how to vote if you’re blind or have low vision, how to keep those votes private and you can hear from major politicians on disability issues and their hopes for the sector if elected.
09 May 2022
Around 453,000 Australians are blind or have low vision - a figure that is expected to increase rapidly over the next 10 years as the result of an aging population. With this in mind, it’s important we not only aim to improve outcomes and opportunities for our community now, but ensure we advocate for the fundamental infrastructure and systems to support those who will be blind or have low vision in the future.
04 May 2022
June is Pride Month, a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQI culture and voices, while advocating for recognition and protection of LGBTQI rights. Read on for a selection of recent additions to the Vision Australia Library collection in both gay and lesbian fiction and non-fiction, as well as a preview of titles currently in production.