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20 May 2019
Adele, a valued member of the volunteer community, recently celebrated her 100th with a party organised by the various groups that she volunteers time to.
20 May 2019
With the roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) nearly complete, Vision Australia has updated its white cane distribution policy.
20 May 2019
The white cane is one of many mobility aids used by people of all ages who are blind or have low vision.
16 May 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.
15 May 2019
Employer attitudes and inaccessible workplaces can pose a challenge to people who are blind or have low vision, but navigating the job search process can also prove difficult.
14 May 2019
The Vision Australia Library collection is set to grow significantly in 2019 thanks to a new agreement between the not-for-profit organisation and Bookshare, an eBook library for people with reading barriers.
14 May 2019
A 12-month extension to the Queensland Taxi Subsidy Scheme (TSS) for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants has been welcomed by Vision Australia, but further clarity is still needed around funding for disability support services.
10 May 2019
Have you heard about those ‘I’m a mum, so what’s your superpower’ mugs? My kids haven’t, I’ve been waiting for mine for almost two decades now. I think I should have one that says, ‘I’m a mum and I can change a dirty nappy without the lights on, so what’s your superpower’.

08 May 2019
Makeup is an important part of life for many women and can be a powerful tool in allowing them to express themselves and build their self-confidence. 

06 May 2019
Vision Australia has welcomed the Labor Party's commitment to introducing audio description on the ABC and SBS through an election commitment to increase funding the two public broadcasters.