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15 Jul 2020
You might recognise Nas Campanella from her time as a news reader on triple j. What you might not know is that Nas has been blind for most of her life – but that didn’t stop her achieving her dream of being a journalist.
10 Jul 2020
Vision Australia has launched a new eSafety information page aiming to help support people who are blind or have low vision to have safer, more positive experiences online.
09 Jul 2020
As part of the Check In and Chat webinar series Vision Australia ran during the COVID-19 pandemic, national adaptive technology advisor David Woodbridge joined host Reeni Ekanayake to discuss how to get into coding and programming.
08 Jul 2020
The annual Vision Australia Artwork Calendar Competition is a chance for people who are blind or have low vision to submit their artwork for consideration to feature in Vision Australia's 2021 calendars and diaries.
08 Jul 2020
As you may be aware, the Victorian Government has announced COVID-19 restrictions for all local government areas within metropolitan Melbourne, plus the local government area of Mitchell Shire, effective from 11.59pm Wednesday, July 8. This means residents of these local government areas are currently not permitted to visit any Vision Australia location. Vision Australia is also unable to provide residents of these local government areas with face to face appointments at their home, in the community or any other location.
02 Jul 2020
Vision Australia’s priority during the COVID-19 pandemic is health and safety of our clients, workforce and the wider community.
As we begin to again offer face to face appointments and welcome the public back into our Vision Australia locations, we have developed the below guidelines for our clients and staff.
30 Jun 2020
Tiffany Mitchell has spent the last 20 years working to help people who are blind or have low vision to safely and independently navigate their surroundings.
29 Jun 2020
A desire to help people led to Margaret Steggles becoming a Vision Australia orientation and mobility specialist.
29 Jun 2020
A day in the life of an orientation and mobility specialist can be varied – from helping someone learn their route to work to using innovative app technology - but no matter what the task, it’s always to support people who are blind or have low vision navigate the world safely and independently.
28 Jun 2020
Dennis loves knowing he is giving back to others