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11 Aug 2021
Do you know someone who has made a significant or exceptional contribution to the blind and low vision community, who is deserving of recognition? Nominate them for a Vision Australia award today.
11 Aug 2021
More than 2000 new titles have hit the library catalogue this month giving the millions of people in lockdown a wonderful trove of content to sift through and pass the time.
10 Aug 2021
In episode nine of Vision Australia’s podcast series Nothing’s Off Limits, hosts Tess Herbert and Polly Goodwin delve into the blindness spectrum, and the assumptions around fully blind and low vision.
10 Aug 2021
Adult entertainment, products and services are unfortunately designed for sighted individuals. For people who are blind or have low vision, it’s easy to feel excluded.
10 Aug 2021
Knowing when to disclose your vision condition can be quite the minefield when dating.
10 Aug 2021
Body image and appearance isn’t exclusively an issue for sighted people. Psychologist Courtney McKee, who also has low vision, says it is more common than people would expect.
05 Aug 2021
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is developing an Accessible Parks Policy to guide how it can make national parks, and the services and experiences they offer, more accessible to everyone.  

04 Aug 2021
David Woodbridge reviews two new pieces of technology, the Micro Speak Digital Recorder and the Aftershokz OpenComm Bone /Conduction headphones.
04 Aug 2021
The Vision Australia Library team have been working extra hard in recent months to upload over 1,900 new books to the collection, all of which are now available for loan.
03 Aug 2021
This year the census is available in large print, audio, braille, and online, with rigorous testing to make sure most screen readers will be compatible.