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09 Jun 2021
Vision Australia is excited to announce its 2021 Telelink winter webinar series!
08 Jun 2021
Vision Australia is moving to a new and exciting location in Perth. From Monday, June 28, Vision Australia will be located at 148 Railway Parade West Leederville, 6007. Our current location at Level 1, 3 Rosslyn St, West Leederville, will be permanently closed as of 5pm Thursday, 17 June.
08 Jun 2021
When Francois Jacobs moved to Australia from South Africa six years ago he faced three major challenges. Making friends, finding a job and navigating a brand-new country as someone who has been blind since birth. For many, this would be enough to steer them away from moving 10,000km away from their home – but not for Jacobs. He said one of the key things that helped him along the way was a simple friendly and helpful voice coming from his radio every single day.
04 Jun 2021
Whether watching at home or going in to the game, we know that the AFL Record is essential pre-game reading for footy fans. Thanks to a partnership between the AFL Record and Vision Australia Radio, people who are blind or have low vision are included in this important part of footy culture with a reading of the Record airing throughout the network every Thursday night during the season.
03 Jun 2021
Antony lives with blindness/low vision as a result of retinitis pigmentosa. As his vision has deteriorated, Antony found his work was taking longer and longer to complete, prompting him to explore a career in community service work.
27 May 2021
Amy Ridley has advocated for herself all her life. Diagnosed with the autoimmune condition panuveitis, Amy has navigated the world with minimal sight. She’s seen how others treat people with a disability and how isolating it can feel for those who can’t see.
25 May 2021
Speaking to hosts Polly Goodwin and Tess Herbert, Vision Australia occupational therapist Amy Matthews said new innovations in period care has made taking care of menstruation a lot easier for those with vision conditions.
25 May 2021
Do Vision Australia Radio’s newspaper reading programs keep you informed daily? Do you benefit from our range of specialist radio shows and book readings? Is a free and accessible information service on radio and podcast important to you?
If you said yes to any of those, then Vision Australia Radio needs your help!
21 May 2021
It takes a person with a special kind of soul to give their time freely to better the lives of those around them.

At Vision Australia, we are lucky enough to have thousands of these precious people volunteering for us and changing the lives of our blind and low vision community every single day.

This week marks National Volunteer Week and allows us a chance to give back to our volunteers whose contributions make a world of difference to our community.
21 May 2021
As National Volunteer Week continues, enjoy some in-depth answers from three of our volunteers across our Library, Vision Australia Radio and Seeing Eye Dogs.