Opinion pieces

22 Oct 2019
Once again older people across Australia have had the opportunity to become more familiar with technology, thanks to Get Online Week.
21 Oct 2019
Notice is hereby given that the 15th Annual General Meeting of Members of Vision Australia Ltd (“the Company”) will be held at Vision Australia’s Kooyong Office at 454 Glenferrie Road, Kooyong, VIC, 3144 at 11.00am (AEDT) on Thursday, 24th October 2019. Registration will commence from 10.30am.
15 Oct 2019
Christmas is around the corner and with it comes the familiar carols we all love and enjoy; Jingle bells, O little town of Bethlehem and many more. For braille music readers, there’s no reason you can’t be part of the Christmas joy!
11 Oct 2019
Get online week is back in 2019 from October 14-20 and Vision Australia is joining in the action!
11 Oct 2019
Melbourne’s blind and low vision community have been given a special opportunity to hear from an athlete involved in one of the most memorable events in recent Olympic history.
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.