Latest news

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
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.
15 Jan 2019
Vision Australia is on the hunt for volunteer mentors for a new program aimed at helping people who are blind or have low vision to achieve their employment goals.
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.
21 Dec 2018
This year there are 3 ways to access all the visual glitz and glam of Vision Australia’s premier event.
20 Dec 2018
National Boys Choir chief Peter Casey is retiring after 30 years of involvement with Carols by Candlelight.
18 Dec 2018
NDIS plan management is the way the funding in your National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan is managed. There are several kinds of plan management so making the right choice is important.
14 Dec 2018
When we talk about accessibility, some people tend to think about physical accessibility like ramps and elevators in buildings. But what about digital/website accessibility – what is it and why is it important?