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08 Aug 2012
On Fiday 18 May, Senator Stephen Conroy announced that a talking version of the set-top box will be available through the Household Assistance Scheme (HAS).
08 Aug 2012
As Australia’s largest service provider to people who are blind or have low vision, we believe that the Australian Government’s early release of the Productivity Commission report (on 10 August 2011) shows welcome progress and a genuine commitment to improving the lives of people with a disability.
08 Aug 2012
Vision Australia staff, clients and families will join with thousands of Australians with a disability, their families and carers today to call on political leaders to make the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) real.
08 Aug 2012
Minister for the Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith recently announced the Walk in the Park Program, which aims to reduce the barriers to visitors to parks who are blind or vision impaired. The pilot program is the result of a partnership between Blind Sports Victoria and Parks Victoria, and a first for Australian parks.
08 Aug 2012
With the shift to increased use of the web for a range of services and information, organisations have a legal obligation under the Australian Disability Discrimination Act 1992 to ensure web content is fully accessible.
08 Aug 2012
People with disability now have access to important information about air travel to help them have a smoother and more pleasurable flight experience.
08 Aug 2012
A Northcott study is exploring the transition experiences of adults with a disability (aged 40 - 65 years) who are living in New South Wales.
08 Aug 2012
Worldwide, 285 million people are visually impaired...
08 Aug 2012
Following on from the success of their May 2011 performance of The Window and the December 2011 showing of Café La Vida for International Day of People with a Disability, the group present their new play Demolished.
08 Aug 2012
Awards are an integral part of Australia Day. They recognise and honour the outstanding achievement of Australian. Awards celebrate Australian excellence in our community.