Latest news

26 Nov 2019
The application of gene therapy will soon provide benefits to those diagnosed with certain forms of inherited retinal disease. Presently, the drug Luxturna is targeted for the treatment of retinis pigmentosa (RP) but only available in the USA and Europe. This form of gene therapy is a beacon of light to those in search of an answer.
26 Nov 2019
People interested in learning about orientation and mobility services offered out of Vision Australia’s Coorparoo office have been encouraged to come along to the Explorer’s Forum on Wednesday, December 4.
26 Nov 2019
On Friday 15 November a group of Vision Australia's Perth-based clients were lucky enough to attend the WA Symphony Orchestra's final rehearsal for the Organ Symphony. Clients were joined at the Perth Concert Hall by CEO Ron Hooton who made time to meet the group on a recent trip.
22 Nov 2019
Vision Australia is set to mark International Day of People with Disability (Tuesday, December 3) by reopening its refurbished Coffs Harbour office.
18 Nov 2019
During January and July each year Vision Australia’s Telelink program offers short one off special interest subject matter groups. These groups cover a variety of social, recreational and infotainment themes.
07 Nov 2019
Vision Australia Radio's flagship program, Talking Vision, reaches an important milestone
31 Oct 2019
One of Australia’s most highly respected eye health professionals, Associate Professor Julian Rait OAM, has been appointed to the Board of Vision Australia.
31 Oct 2019
Vision Australia’s Digital Access Team was engaged by the Attorney-General’s Department in April 2019 to provide consultation around the accessibility of a draft version of the website for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability.
31 Oct 2019
Have you faced discrimination as a result of being blind or having low vision and want to find out how to make change? Sign up for our Advocacy: Influencing Government webinar.
24 Oct 2019
Vision Australia acknowledged David Hodgson at its annual general meeting, presenting him with a 2019 Vision Australia Award.