Latest news

11 Oct 2019
Vision Australia’s Kooyong team held another successful school holiday program last week, from September 30 to October 3. The program was led by paediatric occupational therapist Leo Gnavi, physiotherapist Christina Ovenden and orientation and mobility specialist Wendy Doyle. Activities were based around therapeutic goals and outcomes.
01 Oct 2019
People who are blind or have low vision were among the first in the country to experience the new $20 Australian banknote at Vision Australia in Kooyong today.
30 Sep 2019
We’re improving the Vision Australia Library service, with it getting a makeover and an expanded catalogue.
26 Sep 2019
Moving from high school to tertiary education or from education to the work place can stressful experiences.
Living with blindness or low vision can present additional challenges to this, as workplaces, educational institutions and other organisations can sometimes lack the resources and knowledge needed to be accessible and inclusive.
26 Sep 2019
Vision Australia’s Further Education Bursary program is helping Bashir Youssef turn his long-time passion for music into a career. Each year, Vision Australia awards Further Education Bursaries to a select number of tertiary students who are blind or have low vision.
25 Sep 2019
Metro Trains trialed some new safety features with the help of some clients from Vision Australia.
24 Sep 2019
Artists taking part in Vision Australia’s woodwork course in Kensington are showcasing their expertise at this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival.
19 Sep 2019
The All About Food Telelink group was treated to something special recently, when Ian “Herbie” Hemphill joined for a chat about all things herbs and spices.
19 Sep 2019
A unique art exhibition in Gosford is set to bring together the region’s sighted and blind and low vision communities. Organised by Vision Australia and Gosford Regional Gallery, the Through My Eyes exhibition will feature works of art from artists who are blind or have low vision, as well as those who are fully sighted.
18 Sep 2019
Moving from high school to tertiary education or from education to the work place can stressful experiences. In the next of our Facebook Live sessions, we’ll explore these transitions with a panel made up people who are experienced in navigating them while living with blindness or low vision.