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17 Sep 2020
People from the blind and low vision community are no different from their sighted peers in that they make passionate, committed and efficient employees. Despite this, the unemployment rate of people who are blind or have low vision is significantly higher compared to the general population.
15 Sep 2020
Lawn bowls is a sport that can be played easily by everyone no matter what their age or ability. 
11 Sep 2020
All About Employment is a series of articles to assist people with various topics about employment. Read more about what skills you can learn to articulate and demonstrate when applying for jobs.
10 Sep 2020
Suzanne has recently been approved for an NDiS package that she hopes will enable her to re-engage with her family more often.
10 Sep 2020
Thousands of people with poor eyesight will benefit from the extension of a NSW Government program providing free glasses and vision aids to disadvantaged people.
07 Sep 2020
For people who are blind or have low vision, finding employment can be challenging due to systemic issues like inaccessible workplaces, employer attitudes and unconscious bias, but as Vision Australia client Olga said, it’s all about accessing the right support from the right people.
04 Sep 2020
COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways. It has changed the way we socialise, the way we engage with each other, and has added a level of overall uncertainty. This is especially true for those who are jobseeking.
03 Sep 2020
The introduction to braille music has led Jordie down a brilliant career path including professional singing, teaching braille music and transcribing print music to braille music.
03 Sep 2020
Vision Australia is encouraging health professionals to better understand the importance and availability of specialist services for people who are blind or have low vision across metropolitan Sydney.
01 Sep 2020
There was cause for celebration recently at Vision Australia, as national audio description coordinator Michael Ward celebrated 20 years with the organisation.