Latest news

01 Feb 2019
Many young people from an early age have their dream career in mind and there’s no reason that living with blindness or low vision should be a barrier to pursuing that.
30 Jan 2019
Vision Australia’s Print Access team is set to take you behind the scenes to showcase how braille can be used to make music scores accessible to people who are blind or have low vision.

30 Jan 2019
Blind and low vision children from across Melbourne have learned some valuable skills over the school holidays.

29 Jan 2019
Congratulations to Dorothy Hamilton who was recognised in Australia Day Honours list with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for her services to music.

23 Jan 2019
Vision Australia is set to throw open its Robina office in an effort to help the Gold Coast’s blind and low vision community increase their employment opportunities.
23 Jan 2019
A $174,000 grant from Lotterywest will help Vision Australia Radio in Perth to relocate and purchase new broadcasting equipment.
16 Jan 2019
Thinking about starting a fitness routine, but don’t know where to start? Here are a few tips to help you get off the couch, get some air into your lungs and give you a buzz of endorphins.
16 Jan 2019
I became legally blind suddenly in July 2015, nine days after the birth of my first son Archer. Suddenly I was experiencing life in a darker world. I had to sort myself out and become independent quickly so I could be the primary carer for our newborn son. Having a newborn baby gave me a reason to put one foot in front of the other and get out of bed every single day.
11 Jan 2019
I am often asked the question by sighted theatre lovers, ‘What’s the point of going to a live show if you’re blind?’ For the same reason as anyone else – to enjoy the performance.
After experiencing my first audio-described musical a couple of years ago, I am truly hooked and recommend you try it too. The difference it made to the enjoyment of a live show was immense, thanks to a small group of dedicated audio-describers from Vision Australia
09 Jan 2019
On 31 January the cut off for opting out of My Health Record will close.