Latest news

20 Jun 2019
From the July 1, 2019, the Australian Government is introducing a simplified Charter of Aged Care Rights (the Charter) to replace the current charter of aged care rights and responsibilities.

19 Jun 2019
As a partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision, Vision Australia understands the importance of acknowledging the invaluable contributions made by members of our community.
18 Jun 2019
Residents in Ulladulla and the surrounding region living with blindness or low vision are set to have easier access to specialist support services thanks to a new clinic offered by Vision Australia.
18 Jun 2019
A new community group is set to give people who are blind or have low vision from across the New England region a chance to connect with each other.
18 Jun 2019
Today we say adieu to the ‘queen of audio description’ Marjorie West.
14 Jun 2019
Living with blindness or low vision doesn’t have to be a barrier to career success or taking on leadership roles.

07 Jun 2019
Brisbane’s Santiago Velasquez Hurtado is set to use his lived experiences to help improve the rights of people with disability at an international level. An electrical engineering student and app developer, Santiago lives with just two per cent usable vision and has been selected as a representative for the United Nations’ (UN) Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in New York this month.
05 Jun 2019
Vision Australia is presenting a public speaking program to help participants improve their communication skills.
05 Jun 2019
Join Vision Australia's Stand Up for Your Rights webinar to hear our advocacy experts provide top tips and real life examples of how people who are blind or have low vision can 'stand up for their rights'.
05 Jun 2019
David Woodbridge recently sat down to give us a rundown of the features of some of the latest Samsung devices, including the Galaxy S10, the Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Buds.