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Focus on closing the gap for Indigenous eye health
Indigenous Australians experience vision loss at three times the rate of the non-Indigenous population, many with the added challenges of accessing health services in remote communities. Since 2020, Vision Australia has worked to establish a strong presence and sustainable practice in Alice Springs, guided by the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress).
Making your home accessible: Lounge room
Living at home
Living with blindness or low vision doesn’t have to be a barrier to people living independently at home. While there can be some challenges, there are a number of strategies and techniques that can help make the home accessible and safe.
This week on Talking Vision: Tess takes over the airwaves for Int...
Vision Australia Radio
Talking Vision is Vision Australia Radio’s flagship program, discussing the latest news and issues from a blindness and low vision perspective. This week we celebrate International Women’s Day with a special take over. Tess Herbert takes the reins and catches up with two women who are working to make the world a better place for all women with disabilities.
Leeann is completing 100k her way
Leeann is looking to give back to Vision Australia through the 100k Your Way fundraiser!
Maysa swaps art for martial arts
In 2008, Maysa Abouzeid learned blind judo is a Paralympic sport and she’s been involved with the sport ever since.
This week on Talking Vision: Latest from the Vision Australia Lib...
Talking Vision is Vision Australia Radio’s flagship program, discussing the latest news and issues from a blindness and low vision perspective. Sam is joined this week by Leeanne and Sarah from the Vision Australia Library, who tell us all about the latest events coming up, some new books library users can look forward to, and a new online video series encouraging viewers to get fit and active.
Launching this month: The Vision Australia Big Visions book serie...
Meet Australia’s first commercially sold book published in braille, telling the stories of Australians who are blind or low vision achieving their dreams.
LEAP Up: Transition to tertiary registrations are open!
Applications for the LEAP Up 2023 program are now open!
This week on Talking Vision: Jess bakes with braille
Vision Australia Radio
Sam is joined this week by Jess Strudwick, the founder of Jess’ Choco Yum, who designs chocolate biscuits with braille designs.