Events

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$5 tactile banknote launch

1 September 2016 - Vision Australia Enfield – 4 Mitchell St, Enfield, NSW
Join us to celebrate the launch of the new tactile $5 note at Vision Australia Enfield

Vision Australia Canberra opens to its doors

3 September 2016 - Suite 1a, 3 Sydney Avenue, Barton, Canberra , ACT
Vision Australia South Coast, Central West NSW & ACT has a new, modern office located within Sydney Ave's health precinct in Canberra.

NDIS Information sessions - Blacktown

5 September 2016 - Blacktown Senior Citizens Centre Gribble Place, Blacktown, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

NDIS Information sessions - Enfield

6 September 2016 - Vision Australia Office 4 Mitchell Street, Enfield, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

NDIS Information sessions - Penrith

6 September 2016 - Penrith RSL, 8 Tindale Street, Penrith, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

NDIS Information sessions - Lawson

7 September 2016 - Lawson Bowling Club 2 Loftus Street, Lawson, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

Singin In The Rain (audio described)

10 September 2016 - Lyric Theatre, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, NSW
A spectacular show is packed full of the charm, romance, comedy. Making a splash from the moment it premiered, this sensational production of Singin' in the Rain is set to delight Brisbane audiences from 22 September, 2016.

NDIS Information sessions - Enfield

13 September 2016 - Vision Australia Office, 4 Mitchell Street, Enfield, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

Disgraced (audio described)

13 September 2016 - Arts Centre Melbourne, Fairfax Studio , Melbourne, VIC
‘A sparkling and combustible contemporary drama bristling with wit and intelligence.’

NDIS Information sessions - Parramatta

14 September 2016 - Parramatta RSL, Blight room, corner of Macquarie and O’Connell Streets, Parramatta, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

Gold Coast Seniors Health & Lifestyle Expo

15 September 2016 - Albert Waterways Community Centre, 69 Sunshine Boulevard, Broadbeach, QLD
Come and talk to Vision Australia at the Gold Coast Seniors Health & Lifestyle Expo.

My Fair Lady (audio described)

17 September 2016 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, NSW
The remarkable story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins. On 15 March 1956 at the Mark Hellinger Theater on Broadway, something extraordinary happened that would change the course of music theatre history forever: it was called My Fair Lady.

Othello (audio described)

17 September 2016 - 2 Burelli St., Wollongong , NSW
One of Shakespeare’s most moving and passionate tragedies,Othello is a devastating exploration of revenge, racism and wickedness; how a great but flawed man succumbs to jealousy, and how hatred destroys innocence.

Barefoot in the Park (audio described)

29 September 2016 - Ensemble Theatre Production, McDougall St, NSW
Take a fresh look at Neil Simon’s timeless comedy of young love, daring flights into the night and leaking skylights.

Mother (audio described)

8 October 2016 - Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High Street, Penrith, Sydney, NSW
Mother is a story and a performance not to be missed, featuring one of our local region’s most loved performers, Noni Hazlehurst.

Switzerland - Melbourne Theatre Company (audio described)

11 October 2016 - Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, Melbourne, VIC
‘A gripping psychological thriller. Creeps up on you and then has you on the edge of your seat.’ Joanna Murray-Smith’s acclaimed tale of cat and mouse comes to MTC featuring the stunning original Sydney Theatre Company team.

The Drovers Wife (audio described)

15 October 2016 - 25 Belvoir Street Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW
A taut thriller of our pioneering past, with a black sting to the tail, The Drover’s Wife reaches from our nation’s infancy into our complicated present.

Ancient rain (audio described)

29 October 2016 - 2 Burelli St., Wollongong , NSW
Iconic Australian singer-songwriter, Paul Kelly, and magnetic Irish-French chanteuse, Camille O’Sullivan, star in this evocative new music theatre work. They are joined by O’Sullivan’s long-time collaborator, songwriter and pianist, Feargal Murray.

e-baby (Audio Described)

10 November 2016 - Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall St, Kirribilli , NSW
This funny and moving new Australian play explores the intricacies of the modern family and one of the century’s most emotionally charged dilemmas.

45th Annual Leongatha Rose Spectacular

11 November 2016 - Memorial Hall, McCartin St, Leongatha, VIC
Sections for roses: Open, Novice and local, and cut flowers. Community floral exhibits, miniature rose and other exhibits, posies and plant stall and open gardens. Enjoy some great books and refreshments by the Red Cross.

45th Annual Leongatha Rose Spectacular -

12 November 2016 - Memorial Hall, McCartin St, Leongatha, VIC
Sections for roses: Open, Novice and local, and cut flowers. Community floral exhibits, miniature rose and other exhibits, posies and plant stall and open gardens. Enjoy some great books and refreshments by the Red Cross.

The Odd Couple (audio described)

29 November 2016 - Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, Melbourne, VIC
The laughs come early and often in this non-stop comedy. Shaun Micallef and Francis Greenslade play the famous mismatched due in this comedy classic, directed by Peter Houghton.

Speed the Plow -by the Sydney Theatre Company (audio described)

9 December 2016 - Roslyn Packer Theatre Walsh Bay , Sydney, NSW
Studio executives Bobby Gould and Charlie Fox came up together in Hollywood’s dog-eat-dog world. Today, Bobby is one step ahead and has the authority to green light a project of his choosing.

Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci (Audio Described)

21 January 2017 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, NSW
Roll up for a double dose of desperation and drama in this classic double bill of tragedies with stories that cut all too close to home.

Ladies in Black (Audio Described)

21 January 2017 - Lyric Theatre, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, NSW
The swankiest new home-grown musical since Priscilla was queen, Ladies in Black is a whirling, toe-tapping trip back in time. Based on a novel by Madeline St John, it’s a uniquely Australian fashion-forward fairy tale with all the shine and sparkle of Broadway.

King Roger (Audio Described)

11 February 2017 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Szymanowski's intoxicating, iridescent music is rarely heard on the opera stage, so don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear a 20th-century Polish masterpiece.

Odd Man Out (Audio Described)

9 March 2017 - Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall St, Kirribilli, NSW
David Williamson’s reputation as one of the greatest social observers of our time is cemented in this brand new comedy about love, tolerance and acceptance.

La Traviata (Audio Described)

11 March 2017 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Beautiful and carefree, the courtesan Violetta is the life of every party. But behind that dazzling smile, she knows that she is dying. Unaware of her troubles, the shy Alfredo is in love. He declares his feelings, and Violetta is torn: is the promise of true love worth giving up her life of freedom?

Two (Audio Described)

20 April 2017 - 78 McDougall St , Kirribilli , NSW
Masterfully constructed, Jim Cartwright’s timeless comedy TWO introduces fourteen colourful characters, all skilfully played by Brian Meegan and Kate Raison

The Rasputin Affair (Audio Described)

26 April 2017 - 78 McDougall St , Kirribilli , NSW
This brilliant new work from the pen of Kate Mulvany is wildly imaginative, outrageous and side-splitting.

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf (Audio Described)

8 June 2017 - 78 McDougall St , Kirribilli , NSW
With award-winning writer Albee’s razor-sharp script, a stunning cast and Iain Sinclair’s impeccable direction, this will be a night of unmissable theatre.

The Plant (Audio Described)

19 July 2017 - 78 McDougall St , Kirribilli , NSW
Winner of the 2016 Ensemble Theatre New Writing Commission, Kit Brookman’s delightfully quirky play explores the highs and lows of modern parenting, with a keen and intelligent wit.

Neville's Island (Audio Described)

27 July 2017 - 78 McDougall St , Kirribilli , NSW
Tim Firth’s wicked comedy is a masterful look at men trying to make the best of a bad situation while they remain, unfortunately… men.

Lip Service (Audio Described)

21 September 2017 - 78 McDougall St, Kirribilli , NSW
In John Misto’s uproarious new play, Rubenstein’s astonishing career is charted from humble beginnings in country Victoria to the intoxicating heights of international success.

Buyer and Cellar (Audio Described)

2 November 2017 - 78 McDougall St , Kirribilli , NSW
A one-man tour-de-force, Jonathan Tolins’ award-winning comedy about hero worship and celebrity is poignant, classy and full of laughs – just like the Funny Girl herself.

The Kitchen Sink (Audio Described)

8 November 2017 - 78 McDougall St , Kirribilli , NSW
The Kitchen Sink is a touching and irresistible comedy from one of the UK’s finest young writers, a richly woven story about finding the courage to face change, and the enduring strength of family bonds
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