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The Brisbane Swish Club

16 January 2014 - Girl Guide Hut, Yeronga Park, Villa Street, Yeronga, QLD
The Brisbane Swish Club (Yeronga) is looking for junior and senior members.

Gold Coast low vision walking group

20 January 2014 - Lake Lomandra Park, Gold Coast, QLD
Individuals with low vision and friends now have the opportunity to participate in a new community walking group on the Gold Coast.

Belfield Blind Bowlers

25 January 2014 - Belfield Bowling Club, 8 Margaret Street, Belfield, New South Wales
Enjoy playing lawn bowls for people who are blind or have low vision weekly, every Saturday.

Local Client Groups in Victoria

27 January 2014 - Various, Various, Victoria
Local Client Groups are a great way to regularly meet with people in your community who are blind or have low vision in Victoria. We have groups located in Bairnsdale, Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Kilmore, Latrobe, Melbourne (Boronia, Dandenong, Heidelberg, Kensington, Kooyong, Mt Waverley, Oakleigh), Mildura, Shepparton, Warnambool.

Boronia - Heart and sole walking group

27 January 2014 - Vision Australia Boronia, Melbourne, Victoria
This weekly walking group will cater to individuals who enjoy being social and exercising at the same time.

Daisy Book Club - Gosford

29 January 2014 - Level 3 Suite 1, 237 Mann Street, Gosford, NSW
Are you a member of Vision Australia Library and enjoy listening to your Talking or Daisy books? Do you like to get together with other book lovers and share ideas about books and authors over a social cup of coffee or tea? Then come join the Daisy Book Club in Gosford.

Knitting and Crochet Group - Dandenong

6 February 2014 - Vision Australia Dandenong, 45 Princes Highway, Melbourne, Victoria
Join the monthly knitting and crochet group in Dandenong and enjoy making great creations.

Monthly Walking Group - Albury

10 February 2014 - Vision Australia Albury, 566 Olive St, Albury, NSW
Join our monthly walking group departing from Vision Australia Albury.

19th Biennale of Sydney

21 March 2014 - Various locations, Sydney, NSW
In partnership with the City of Sydney, the 19th Biennale of Sydney will open up a world of art for people living with disability and their carers during the 2014 Lord Mayor’s Inclusion Program.

'Vision Walkers' - Brisbane Walking Group

12 April 2014 - Wheel of Brisbane, Cultural Forecourt, The Parklands, South Bank, Brisbane, QLD
Every Saturday commencing 12 April 2014 meeting at The Wheel of Brisbane, Cultural Forecourt, The Parklands, South Bank, Brisbane.

Swish

15 April 2014 - Numurkah Road, Shepparton, VIC
Ongoing, once a month. Swish is an official sport for people who are blind or have low vision.

Swimming each Friday @ Aqua Moves

2 May 2014 - Tom Collins Drive, Shepparton, VIC
The Vision Australia Swimming Program (Splash) is a gentle exercise/ relaxation program that is run at Aquamoves in the Hydro Pool.

Vision Impaired Sports ACT (VISACT) - Goal Ball and Blind Cricket

6 May 2014 - Belconnen Community Centre, Canberra, ACT
Ongoing, Vision Impaired Sports ACT (VISACT) was formed to assist people who are blind or have low vision to get involved in a number of sporting and recreational activities, including Goalball and Blind Cricket.

North Lakes VIP Group

6 May 2014 - Lake Haven Library, Lake Haven shopping centre, Lake Haven, NSW
North Lakes VIP Group meeting at the Lake Haven Library every second Monday of the month.

Shepparton Walking Group

8 May 2014 - Cnr Archer St and Channel Rd, Shepparton, VIC
Vision Australia Shepparton Walking group caters for walkers of all ages and fitness levels. The walk leaves VA Centre on Cnr Archer St and Channel Rd every second Thursday of the month at 10.30am.

Knitting, Crocheting and Social Group

14 May 2014 - Level 3, Suite 1, 237 Mann Street, Gosford, NSW
Occuring every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, the craft support group meets in Gosford, NSW. Come and enjoy knitting, crocheting or embroidering in the company of others with the same interests.

Ski at Mt Baw Baw with greater access

14 May 2014 - Mt Baw Baw Resort, Mt Baw Baw, VIC
Do you love skiing or experiencing something different? This is a great opportunity for anyone who is blind or has low vision.

Kogarah Monthly Book Club

26 May 2014 - Kogarah Library, Belgrave St, Kogarah, NSW
Held monthly at Kogarah Library, come along and join the Vision Australia's Kogarah Book Club and share your literary ideas with others.

Local Client Groups in Queensland

1 June 2014 - Various, Various, Queensland
Local Client Groups are a great way to regularly meet with people in your community who are blind or have low vision. Vision Australia has Local Client Groups meeting in Brisbane (Coorparoo, Cleveland, City, Nundah, Yeronga), Cairns, Gold Coast, Ipswich, Maroochydore, Toowomba and Townsville.

Local Client Groups in NSW

1 June 2014 - Various, Various, NSW
Local Client Groups are a great way to meet people in your community who are blind or have low vision. We have groups located in Albury, Ballina, Casino, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo, Eurobodalla, Forster-Tuncurry, Gosford, Mudgee, Newcastle, Orange, Sydney (Ashfield, Campbelltown, Caringbah, Castle Hill, Dee Why, Drummoyne, Enfield, Fairfield-Liverpool, Hawkesbury-Windsor, Lindfield, Mosman, Randwick-Coogee, St George), Wollongong, Wagga Wagga and Yamba.

Local Client Groups in ACT

1 June 2014 - Various, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Local Client Groups are a great way to meet people in your community who are blind or have low vision. Vision Australia has a Local Client Group in Canberra. They meet several times a year and welcome new members.

Vision in Voice Choir

24 June 2014 - 14 Noeleen Street, Capalaba , QLD
Ongoing, every Tuesday. Vision in voice is a choir for all, including those with sight impairment or other disabilities.

Red Legs Walking Group - Dandenong

26 June 2014 - Oasis Leisure Centre, Heatherton Road, Dandenong, Melbourne, Victoria
Join this weekly walking group in Melbourne every Thursday morning for a social walk.

Tai Chi Qigong Class

26 June 2014 - Vision Australia Gosford, 3rd Floor, Gateway Centre, Gosford, NSW
Ongoing Tai Chi Qigong Classes held in Gosford NSW every Thursday, aim to help reduce stress and improve balance, posture, concentration and general well-being.

Women's Group

28 June 2014 - Various, Sunshine Coast, QLD
The Women's Group is a new support/social group for working-age women on the Southern Sunshine Coast. It meets once a month on a Saturday, and is for women who are interested in connecting with other working-age women with a vision impairment.

Keep Fit - Dandenong

30 June 2014 - Dandenong Oasis Leisure Centre, Cnr Heatherton road and Cleeland street, Melbourne, Victoria
People who are blind or have low vision are invited to participate weekly in a Keep Fit program at the Oasis Leisure Centre, Dandenong.

Ten Pin Bowling

8 July 2014 - Meet at Vision Australia, 566 Olive St, Albury, NSW
Meet at Vision Australia Albury at 10.30am for 1 game ten pin bowling with guidance from volunteers.

iPad/iPhone courses - July 2014

14 July 2014 - Vision Australia Kensington and Kooyong, Melbourne, VIC
With the success of the introductory iPad/iPhone sessions held in 2013 we are holding a new term starting in July. Find out more.

Gentle Exercise Class

8 August 2014 - Vision Australia Enfield, 4 Mitchell St, Enfield, NSW
This is a specialised low-impact class aimed at people who have either vision loss or are blind. The class incorporates components of balance and a focus on falls prevention, and will assist in improvements in spatial perception.

Monthly Book Club - Caringbah

18 August 2014 - 301 The Kingsway, Caringbah, NSW
Held monthly, come along and join the Vision Australia Book Club, Caringbah, and share your literary ideas with others.

Cronulla Monthly Social Walking Group

21 August 2014 - Meet at Cronulla Station, Cronulla, NSW
This group meets monthly. We would like to invite anyone who has low vision or are blind to join us in a social walking group, meeting at Cronulla Train Station.

Albury Social Walk

8 September 2014 - 566 Olive Street, Albury, NSW
Join the Albury Social Walk and meet new people while getting some exercise.

Knit and Crochet Group

29 September 2014 - Vision Australia office, 252 Dorset Road, Boronia, VIC
For those who like to chat while creating! The events are led by a creative, professional knitter.

Barwon Heads holiday house

1 October 2014 - Please call 1300 847 466 for more, Barwon Heads, VIC
Vision Australia clients and staff who are blind or have low vision and their families and friends are invited to stay at the holiday home in Barwon Heads.

iDevice training sessions - Enfield

7 October 2014 - 4 Mitchell Street, Enfield, NSW
If you have an iDevice running iOS 7 or later and would like to learn Voiceover gestures and the available Voiceover features, the inputting and editing of text using the onscreen keyboard, and the use of in-build apps, then you may be interested in attending this or future group training.

Brisbane’s face to face Quality Living Group

14 October 2014 - Vision Australia Brisbane, 373 Old Cleveland Road, Coorparoo, QLD
Quality Living Groups provide a free, confidential and supportive environment to share ideas, strategies and information about dealing with vision loss.

Mystery Bus Tour

24 October 2014 - 566 Olive Street, Albury, NSW
Leaving from Vision Australia Albury, you will set off on a destination unknown on what can only be described as a magical mystery tour!

Packed - Audio described

1 November 2014 - HotHouse Theatre, Lincoln Causeway, Wodonga, Victoria
Hothouse Theatre presents "Packed."

Visions for the Future

5 November 2014 - 373 Old Cleveland Road, COORPAROO, QLD
Four presenters with vision impairments will highlight their success in particular areas of daily life and discuss some of the strategies they use and how they developed them.

Swish at Vision Australia Enfield

6 November 2014 - Vision Australia Enfield 4 Mitchell St, Enfield, NSW
First Thursday of every month. Vision Australia Enfield is now playing swish, which is blind table tennis, on a regular basis.

Indoor Archery

6 November 2014 - PCYC, Umina Beach, Central Coast, NSW
Participants instructed by an accredited coach. Supported by Gosford Vision Australia.

Blue/Orange by Joe Penhall (Audio description)

20 November 2014 - Ensemble Theatre, 78 McDougall Street, Kirribilli, NSW
Winner of the 2001 Olivier Award for Best New Play, the 2000 London Critics’ Circle Award and the 2000 Evening Standard Award, Joe Penhall’s riveting comic thriller puts sanity, race and power through psychoanalysis with wit and earnest questioning of how the 'insane’ should be treated in our 'sane’ world.

Wynnum Local Client Group

20 November 2014 - Wynnum Manly Leagues Club, 92 Wondall Road, Manly West , QLD
Local Client Groups are a great way to regularly meet with people in your community who are blind or have low vision. They also give you the chance to have your say on matters relating to blindness and low vision in your local area. All of our groups warmly welcome new members.

Rail Trail Bike Ride

21 November 2014 - 566 Olive Street, Albury, NSW
Join us for a fun 30km bike ride from Bright to Myrtleford - with some breaks along the way!

Woy Woy Walkers

23 November 2014 - Fisherman’s Wharf, Woy Woy, NSW
Would you like to join a walking group especially designed for people with low vision or blindness? The walk is along the peaceful foreshore of Woy Woy.

Gosford Scenic Strollers

23 November 2014 - Central Coast Leagues Club , Gosford, NSW
Would you like to join a walking group especially designed for people with low vision or blindness? The “Scenic Strollers” welcome new walkers to join them for regular walks along the foreshore of Gosford.

Campbelltown Monthly Book Club

26 November 2014 - 1 Carberry Lane, Campbelltown, NSW
Vision Australia's Campbelltown Book Club is held monthly at Campbelltown RSL where we meet to discuss books and authors - the choice is yours. The group is made up of people of all ages who have low vision or are blind.

Audio Description Tour of Our spirits lie in the water

26 November 2014 - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Domain, Sydney, NSW
Engage with the diversity of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture through a sensory and tactile supported Audio description tour of the Our spirits lie in the water exhibition. This program is designed for people who are blind or have low vision

Carols by Candlelight TODAY Show launch

27 November 2014 - Glenferrie Rd , Kooyong, Melbourne , VIC
Vision Australia’s Cricket Oval at our Kooyong Centre will come alive as Channel Nine's TODAY Show weather presenter, Steve Jacobs, reports live from the heart of the festivities.

Closed Caption and Audio Description trials at The Memo, Healesville

27 November 2014 - The Memo, 235 Maroondah Hwy, Healesville, VIC
We believe everyone should be able to enjoy the movies. Yarra Ranges Council is currently exploring the potential of making our cinema sessions more accessible for people who are blind, vision impaired or have low vision.

Audio Described Touch Tour of White Heat jewellery exhibition

29 November 2014 - Wollongong Art Gallery. Cnr Kembla & Burelli Streets, Wollongong, Victoria
An exhibition of ceramic wearables created using a diverse range of approaches, materials and techniques with tactile pieces for audience engagement. Curated by Zara Collins

Gasp!

29 November 2014 - Playhouse, Q PAC, Brisbane, QLD
Infused with the sarcastic, sharp wit that made Elton a household name, the play is a breathtaking, biting, brilliantly funny satire on the heartlessness of big business and the ruthlessness of the advertising industry.

Four Senses - Taste of Darkness

29 November 2014 - 160 St Johns Road, Glebe, Sydney, NSW
Join My Kitchen Rules 2014 stars Shannelle and Uel for a delicious 3-course dinner in the dark.

Harley, Hummer and Jet Ski Day

30 November 2014 - Corner of Foreshore Drive and Sandy Point Road, Corlette, NSW
If it’s noisy, large, hairy or not so great for the environment, chances are you’ll find it at Roy Wood Reserve on 30 November! Advance Carpet, American Motorcycle Association and Bar 121 are proud to once again support Vision Australia’s clients and their families by hosting the 6th Annual Family Fun Day.

Christmas Cooking Class

1 December 2014 - Vision Australia, Enfield, NSW
Vision Australia, Enfield, would like to invite you to our final cooking class for the year, which coincides with the festive season.

Pennsylvania Avenue by Joanna Murray-Smith

2 December 2014 - Sumner Theatre, Southbank Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Joanna Murray-Smith, Bernadette Robinson and Simon Phillips reunite for a follow-up to the runaway hit 'Songs for Nobodies’.

A Roll on the Green

3 December 2014 - West Deakin Hellenic Bowling Club, 50 Kent St, Deakin, ACT
‘A Roll on the Green’ is a free open lawn bowls morning for the ACT community to join us in celebrating International Day of People with Disability.

Big Sing for people who are blind or vision impaired

3 December 2014 - Ground floor meeting room, Ross House, 247 Flinders Lane, Melbourne CBD, VIC
Come to a friendly, fun singing session at Vision Australia, Kensington and get in touch with your inner Adele, Bono, Beyonce, Elvis or Cher! Have a laugh, learn some basic voice technique and sing some good songs in a relaxed environment where no-one cares how good or bad you sound.

Access All Areas Film Festival, free accessible screenings, Sydney

3 December 2014 - Event Cinemas, 505-525 George St, Sydney, NSW
Now in its 7th year, Access All Areas Film Festival is a FREE event, bringing accessible screenings of the latest Australian films to venues near you in December 2014. This year's program includes feature film Tracks, the incredible true story of one woman's perilous solo trek across the Australian outback, and ten of the best new award-winning Australian short films brought together in an accessible, family-friendly program.

Access All Areas Film Festival, free accessible screening, Campbelltown

4 December 2014 - Campbelltown Arts Centre, 1 Art Gallery Road, Campbelltown, NSW
Now in its 7th year, Access All Areas Film Festival is a FREE event, bringing accessible screenings of the latest Australian films to venues near you in December 2014. This year's program includes feature film Tracks, the incredible true story of one woman's perilous solo trek across the Australian outback, and ten of the best new award-winning Australian short films brought together in an accessible, family-friendly program.

Switzerland by Joanna Murray-Smith

5 December 2014 - Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Finely plotted, suspenseful and surprising, Switzerland will have you on the edge of your seat.

Come & Try Blind Cricket at the Sydney Cricket Ground

6 December 2014 - Sydney Cricket Ground, SCG, Sydney, NSW
Blind Cricket Australia, in conjunction with our program partners, extends an invitation to vision impaired persons of all ages to attend the 2014 “SCG introduction to blind Cricket.”

Verdi’s Falstaff presented by Opera Australia

6 December 2014 - State Theatre, Arts Centre , Melbourne, VIC
It’s an incredibly skillful distillation of the slightly unwieldy farce Shakespeare wrote. As a piece of comic writing, it is nearly faultless.

Audio-description tour of the Pop to popism exhibition

9 December 2014 - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Domain , Sydney, NSW
Pop art exploded onto the cultural scene in the early 1960s as a new generation of artists rebelled against ‘high art’ to embrace the world of advertising, film stars, pop music and consumerism. The tour includes detailed audio descriptions of selected artworks and tactile support material, allowing individuals to gain a strong understanding of the works explored.

5000 Poppies craft morning

10 December 2014 - Suite 1, 37 Trail St, Wagga Wagga, NSW
Bring along your knitting needles, sewing needles or crochet hooks (size 3.5, 3.75 or 4.00mm) to help make poppies for the 5000 poppies project and enjoy a social craft morning to commemorate the Anzac Centenary.

Movie night at Kensington

12 December 2014 - 346 Macaulay Rd Kensington, Melbourne, VIC
Please join us for a movie afternoon at Kensington on Friday the 12th of December. Come watch The Sapphires!

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand

12 December 2014 - Sydney Theatre, Pier 4, Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay, NSW
In wordplay and swordplay, Cyrano de Bergerac has no peer. Richard Roxburgh returns to STC to play with customary panache the title role.

Vision Australia's Jet Boat Day Out

13 December 2014 - International Regatta Centre, Penrith Lakes. Enter via Gate A, just off Old Castlereagh Rd, Sydney, NSW
The Jet Boat Association of Australia are pleased to announce an exciting morning of Jet Boat Rides for people who are blind or have low vision, their friends and family.

Masquerade (audio described)

17 December 2014 - Sydney, Sydney, NSW
This magical tale will enchant audiences aged nine to 90, starring Helen Dallimore (Wicked), with music performed live by Mikelangelo and the Black Sea Gentlemen.

Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight

24 December 2014 - Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Kings Domain Gardens, Linlithgow Ave, Melbourne, VIC
Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight presented by Myer has been the iconic centerpiece of Australian Christmas tradition for 76 years. In 2014 we are once again looking forward to sharing this experience with you and bringing Australia a fantastic show and evening of Christmas entertainment.

Night Vision Burwood - social dinner.

26 December 2014 - Burwood RSL, Shaftsbury Road , Burwood, NSW
Are you blind or have low vision and want to network over a great meal? Or, do you want to just form new friendships? Why not join us for a networking and social dinner every month? This month the dinner will be at Burwood RSL.

The Lion King (Audio Described)

11 January 2015 - Grey st, Brisbane, Queensland
Disney's landmark musical event THE LION KING is a worldwide phenomenon that will redefine your expectations of theatre.

MASQUERADE - Sydney Festival

17 January 2015 - Drama Theatre Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
In a wondrous world of riddles and hidden treasure, bumbling Jack Hare is on a race against time to deliver a message of love from the Moon to the Sun. Audio Described Performance 17 January at 12.30pm. Tactile tour at 10.30am

Inside the falls – tactile tour, Sydney Festival

17 January 2015 - Carriageworks Bay 17, Sydney, NSW
An installation in the form of a shimmering labyrinth, Inside There Falls invites audiences to individually explore and seek out its secrets. Tactile tour 17 January at 11am. Bookings essential.

100 years of Red Cross - Audio Described

30 January 2015 - Albury LibraryMuseum Foyer, Cnr Kiewa and Swift Streets, Albury, NSW
100 years of Red Cross - This interesting exhibition is audio described by experienced volunteers.

Radiance (audio described)

31 January 2015 - 13 Campbell St, Haymarket, Grey St, Brisbane, QLD
Louis Nowra’s Radiance is an exuberant black sabbath for three great Indigenous dames.

Mother and Son (Audio Described)

7 February 2015 - London Circuit, Canberra, ACT
This fresh, up-to-the-moment version of the beloved Logie Award-winning show finds longsuffering second son Arthur Beare hoping for the chance, at long last, to take a few weeks away and pursue a little fling with his new flame, Anita. However, his philandering brother, Robert, and manipulative mother, Maggie, have other plans.

Phantom of the Opera (audio described)

14 February 2015 - Grey St, Brisbane, QLD
Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Opera House, hides the masked figure of The Phantom in a shadowy existence.

Black Diggers (Audio Described)

15 February 2015 - London Circuit , Canberra, ACT
One hundred years ago, a bullet from an assassin’s gun sparked a war that ignited the globe. Patriotic young men all over the world lined up to join the fight – including hundreds of Indigenous Australians. Shunned and downtrodden in their own country, Aboriginal men stepped up to enlist.

Sweet Charity (Audio Described)

21 February 2015 - London Circut, Canberra, ACT
This high-octane musical tells the story of dance hall hostess Charity Hope Valentine and her co-workers. Each day, Charity dances with man after man in order to earn a living, all the while dreaming of the day she will be taken away from her sordid dance hall existence and rescued by a respectable man who falls madly in love with her.

Jumpy by April De Angelis (audio described)

3 March 2015 - Sumner Theatre, MTC, Melbourne, Victoria
Hilary is turning 50 and in between feeling that life has passed her by, that her marriage is failing, and that her job is going nowhere, she is being driven to hari-clutching despair by her 15-year-old daughter, Tilly, grabbing every freedom that passing time has denied her mother.

Wicked (Audio Described)

4 March 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz. Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls meet in the land of Oz.

Suddenly Last Summer (audio described)

6 March 2015 - Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Williams’ characters often have a complicated relationship with the past. In Suddenly Last Summer, the past is a dangerous question mark.

Mother and Son (Audio described)

7 March 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Long-suffering second son Arthur, who has sacrificed so much to care for his mother Maggie, would just like a few weeks’ holiday with his new flame Anita.

Dream Home (audio described)

12 March 2015 - McDougall St Kirribilli, Sydney, NSW
Dana and Paul finally have it all: creative careers, a baby on the way…and an apartment in Bondi.

What Rhymes with Cars and Girls (audio described)

17 March 2015 - Fairfax Studio MTC, Melbourne, Victoria
This is the balad of Tash and Johnno, brought together by a conjunction of the stars and a pizza delivery gone weird. Tash is a smart-mouthed singer in a band and Johnno’s a three-time-loser from the wrong side of the tracks. But, what do you know? It’s love.

Carousel (audio described)

29 March 2015 - Grey St, Brisbane, QLD
From the magical evocation of the carousel in the overture to the majestic and moving strains of the immortal "You'll Never Walk Alone", this giant of the musical stage remains timeless and starbright.

Jumpy (audio described)

18 April 2015 - Drama Theatre Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Things seem to be going from bad to worse for Hilary. Her career is on the line, her marriage is slipping into habit and her daughter is barely talking to her.

Bell Shakespeare’s As You Like It (audio described)

18 April 2015 - London Circuit, Canberra, ACT
Exiled to the Forest of Arden, Rosalind finds danger and mischief lurking behind every tree. She’s in love with Orlando, but must dress as the boy Ganymede. And so begins a gender bending courtship that shows that true love really does conquer all – even with a bit of cross dressing thrown in.

End Game (audio described)

21 April 2015 - Sumner Theatre MTC, Melbourne, Victoria
In a bare room where two windows look out on desolation, Hamm is enthroned, blind and old. His aged parents, Nagg and Nell, discuss their fading memories.

Monkey…Journey to the West (Audio Described)

25 April 2015 - The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square, Canberra, ACT
Join our iconic hero Monkey along with his friends, Tripitaka, Pigsy and Sandy on their quest to return the sacred scriptures – and peace and harmony – to China. Meet heavenly beings and fallible mortals, and cheer our heroes on in their exciting battles with devious spirits and treacherous monsters.

The ANZAC Project (audio described)

30 April 2015 - Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Two, one-act plays commissioned to commemorate 100 years since the Anzacs landed at Gallipoli: DEAR MUM AND DAD and LIGHT BEGINS TO FADE.

Brisbane (Audio Described)

2 May 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Brisbane, 1942: a big country town jumping at shadows, never knowing if that buzz in the air is a cicada or a squadron of merciless Japanese Zeroes. World War II took the city’s innocence, and that of 14-year-old Danny Fisher.

The Importance of Being Miriam (Audio Described)

9 May 2015 - London Circuit, Canberra, ACT
Lady Bracknell, Mrs Malaprop, Jane Austen’s Lady Catherine de Bourgh (Pride and Prejudice) and Mrs Corney and Mr Bumble from Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist, are amongst the unforgettable figures brought vividly to life by the award-winning star of stage and screen in The Importance of Being Miriam.

Legally Blonde: the Musical (audio described)

17 May 2015 - Sutherland Entertainment Centre, 30 Eton Street, Sydney, NSW
Sorority star Elle Woods doesn't take "no" for an answer. So when her boyfriend dumps her for someone "serious", Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and sets out to go where no Delta Nu has gone before: Harvard Law.

Alice’s Adventures in OperaLand (audio described)

22 May 2015 - Playhouse, Arts Centre, Melbourne, Victoria
Join Alice and the White Rabbit as they are transported to Operaland, a world where the scenes and songs of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Mozart’s The Magic Flute and other much-loved operas await discovery.

Don Carlos (audio described)

23 May 2015 - State Theatre, Arts Center, Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Elijah Moshinsky returns to Australia with his lavish production of Don Carlos, a sumptuous affair, rich in detail like a Velázquez painting.

Dirty Dancing (Audio Described)

3 June 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
An unprecedented live experience, this worldwide smash-hit explodes with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensationally sexy dancing.

Storm Boy (Audio Described)

6 June 2015 - London Circuit, Canberra, ACT
A boy’s last childhood summer before beginning the long trek to adulthood is spent with his reclusive dad, Hideaway Tom. Storm Boy roams the savage landscape, navigating the waters and searching for debris and wildlife. Along the way he picks up some unlikely friends including the enigmatic Fingerbone Bill and a family of orphaned pelicans, including his favourite, Mr Percival.

The Waiting Room (audio described)

9 June 2015 - Fairfax Studio MTC, Melbourne, Victoria
Kylie was a child when her father Emeritus Professor Alan Trounsen made breakthrough after breakthrough in fertility research.

The Shoehorn Sonata (Audio described)

11 June 2015 - Ensemble Theatre Production, Sydney, NSW
Remembering 70 years since the end of WWII. It’s hard to imagine anyone surviving a Japanese POW camp.

Anything Goes (audio described)

17 June 2015 - Princess Theatre, 163 Spring St, Melbourne, Victoria
For decades, Anything Goes has captivated millions with its delightful story of madcap antics aboard the S.S. American.

Educating Rita (Audio described)

25 June 2015 - Ensemble Theatre Production, McDougall St, Kirribilli, NSW
Rita is a ballsy hairdresser looking for a better life.

Kelly (Audio Described)

27 June 2015 - London Circuit, Canberra, ACT
Ned Kelly sits in a grimy cell at Old Melbourne Gaol on the night before his execution. His brother and fellow gang member Dan, who Ned believes died at the siege of Glenrowan, visits disguised as a priest. He’s seeking Ned’s blessing and forgiveness before heading north to start a new life in Queensland. But after everything they’ve been through together over the years, and how all of this has affected them, a blessing is not an easy ask. Brothers of the same blood and name, but with very different perspectives of their past. Life or death?

North by Northwest (audio described)

30 June 2015 - Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
After Roger O. Thornhill is mistakenly abducted by thugs and accussed of murder, it’s time to run! From New York to North Dakota, Thornhill is chased by spies, Feds, Crop-dusting planes and the inevitable cool blonde.

Peter Pan (audio described)

4 July 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Wendy and her two brothers literally fly into the adventure of a lifetime when Peter Pan leads them to a fantastical dream world of fairies, mermaids, pirates, and one very large crocodile.

Birdland (audio described)

7 July 2015 - Southbank Theatre MTC, Melbourne, Victoria
Once a pub-rocker, Paul now packs out stadiums throughout Europe. Everyone wants a piece of him. Thousands chant his name. As the multitudes stare up at him he feels their eyes eating away. And when there’s a suicidal leap from a hotel rooftop, he feels the fall.

La Traviata (Audio described)

18 July 2015 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
For a modern audience, La Traviata offers everything we think of when we think of the opera: a consumptive heroine, velvet dresses and heaving bosoms, lavish party scenes and touching intimate moments.

Sweeney Todd (audio described)

22 July 2015 - Playhouse, Arts Centre, Melbourne, Victoria
From Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler comes this Tony Award-winning musical and the inspiration for Tim Burton’s hit Hollywood film, Sweeney Todd - the final installment in Victorian Opera’s Sondheim trilogy.

Don Carlos (Audio described)

23 July 2015 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Light gleams off dark marble monuments and the terror of the Spanish inquisition is captured in a stage beset with shadows.

Ghosts in the Scheme (Audio Described)

2 August 2015 - London Circuit, Canberra, NSW
Cooma has always been a gateway to pleasure, and in the 1950s it played host to an extraordinary influx of people from around the world, escaping their past, to work on the Snowy Mountains Scheme. They brought with them ideas, espresso, food, music, dancing and optimism for love and life in the New World.

Anything Goes (Audio Described)

5 August 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Anything Goes is a stunning nautical favourite. For decades, Anything Goes has captivated millions with its delightful story of madcap antics aboard the S.S. American

Ladies in Lavender (Audio described)

6 August 2015 - Ensemble Theatre Production, McDougall St , Kirribilli, Sydney, NSW
For two sisters living in a remote village on the Cornish coast, an exciting day means hot cocoa in bed.

Death and the Maiden (audio described)

11 August 2015 - Sumner Theatre MTC, Sydney, NSW
Through months of pain and degradation Paulina never saw her tormentor’s face, but she would never forget his voice. This night, when her husband Gerardo invites a stranger back to their isolated beach house, she hears that voice again.

Betrayal (Audio Described)

22 August 2015 - London Circuit, Canberra, NSW
It’s 1977. Emma is married to Robert, a publisher. But for seven years, she’s been having an affair with Jerry, a literary agent and Robert’s best friend.

The Marriage of Figaro

29 August 2015 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Mozart's classic comedy has been entertaining crowds for centuries, and between the witty, fast-moving libretto and the melodic, charming ensemble writing, it's not hard to understand why.

The Marriage of Figaro (Audio Described)

29 August 2015 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Grey St, Sydney, NSW
Mozart's classic comedy has been entertaining crowds for centuries, and between the witty, fast-moving libretto and the melodic, charming ensemble writing, it's not hard to understand why.

Seventeen (audio described)

5 September 2015 - Belvoir Street Theatre,, Sydney, NSW
Matthew Whittet’s Seventeen is the play he’s been getting ready to write for a long time. It’s about the cusp of adulthood, and it has been specially, like really specially, written for a rollcall of the country’s great senior actors.

The Present After Anton Chekhov’s Platonov (audio described)

12 September 2015 - Sydney Theatre Walsh Bay , Sydney, NSW
Anton Chekhov’s first play was a sprawling, unstructured epic but it marked out the style and themes he would return to in his later masterworks from The Seagull to The Cherry Orchard. It remains a mysterious, unpolished gem.

The Weir (audio described)

15 September 2015 - Fairfax Studio MTC, Sydney, NSW
In a small rural pub in the west of Ireland, the regulars and their host fall into swapping ghost stories, trying to impress Valerie who has just moved into town. Who could know how deeply these stories strike home, and that the most heart-chilling story is waiting to be told?

Mother and Sons (audio described)

16 September 2015 - Ensemble Theatre Production, McDougall St Kirribilli , sydney, NSW
Tough-as-nails Katharine is desperately lonely. She just lost her husband. Twenty years ago, she lost her son. Out of the blue, she turns up at his lover’s New York apartment.

The Wharf Revue 2015 (Audio Described)

19 September 2015 - The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra, ACT
In 2015, The Wharf Revue turns 15. Or is it 16? Everyone is getting too old to care about birthdays, but we do care about satire. So, once more unto the political breach step Jonathan Biggins, Drew Forsythe and Phillip Scott with their signature style of seriously side-splitting satirical silliness and musical mayhem.

Betrayal (audio described)

22 September 2015 - Sumner Theatre, Sydney, NSW
Emma meets Jerry after the end of their affair, revealing she is going to leave Robert, the husband and best friend they betrayed. But when Jerry decides to confess all to Robert, he discovers that Robert found out about the affair years ago.

Anything Goes (audio described)

23 September 2015 - Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney, NSW
For decades, Anything Goes has captivated millions with its delightful story of madcap antics aboard the S.S. American

The Book Club (audio described)

24 September 2015 - Ensemble Theatre Production, McDougall St Kirribilli , Sydney, NSW
Deb can’t quite shake the feeling there’s something missing in her life. Her kids have left home. Her husband is sport-obsessed. Meanwhile, she dreams of getting love letters in the post from Martin Amis.

Grumpiest Boy in the World, Victorian Opera (audio described)

4 October 2015 - Merlyn Theatre at the Malthouse , Sydney, NSW
For our 10th birthday season, we bring to life The Grumpiest Boy in the World, an enchanting tale about a grumpy seven-year old. Fed up with being normal, Zachary Bridling travels to places where there are giants and hairy creatures, and learns that anyone can stand out, no matter how ordinary they believe they are.

Arms and the Man (audio described)

17 October 2015 - Drama Theatre, Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Stuck in a Bulgarian backwater, Raina Petkoff has been reading too many romance novels. She wants adventure, she wants love, she wants to get the hell out of town

Bell Shakespeare’s Hamlet (Audio Described)

24 October 2015 - The Playhouse, Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square, Canberra, ACT
Dark acts result in darker consequences. And there is little that’s darker and more complicated than the act of revenge.A family torn apart by murder, a son burdened with the truth and the task of avenging his father, and a country on the brink of war.

The Odd Couple (Audio Described)

31 October 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Suddenly single after his wife throws him out on the street, despairing journalist Felix reluctantly accepts the hospitality of his buddy Oscar, a sportswriter and Grade A slob.

Thank you for Being a Friend (audio described)

31 October 2015 - Performing Arts Centre, 597 High Street, Penrith, Sydney, NSW
Prepare for an evening of laughter, spectacular put-downs and familiar friends as Miami’s four favourite Golden Girls – Dorothy, Sophia, Rose and Blanche – reunite in puppet-form for this lovingly hilarious live tribute show.

My Zinc Bed (audio described)

12 November 2015 - McDougall St Kirribilli , Sydney, NSW
I can love you and drink. Or I can not love you and not drink. That’s the choice.” Paul Peplow, poet and ex-alcoholic, is on the straight and narrow. But one unforgettable London summer threatens to undo him.

Blood Bank (audio described)

19 November 2015 - Ensemble Theatre, McDougall St Kirribilli , Sydney, NSW
Michael is waiting to give blood for his brother. Justin is waiting for the transfusion. Abbey is just, well, waiting. They don’t know it yet, but they desperately need each other.

Ladies In Black

28 November 2015 - Grey Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Step through the doors of F.G. Goode’s department store and into a marvellous musical whirl of glitz and glamour with Ladies in Black.

Oralando (audio described)

5 December 2015 - Drama Theatre Sydney Opera House, Sydney, NSW
Virginia Woolf’s novel Orlando has been described as the longest and most charming love letter in literature. Inspired by Woolf’s affair with the author and aristocrat Vita Sackville-West, it is part biography, part fabulation, part poetry.

Mortido (Audio Described)

12 December 2015 - 25 Belvoir Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW
Mortido is a crime drama, revenge tragedy and morality play rolled into one. In other words, a quintessential Sydney tale.

King Lear (audio described)

18 December 2015 - Sydney Theatre Walsh Bay , sydney, NSW
Lear decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters. To determine their share, they need simply to express their love for him. The youngest, Cordelia, says nothing. Everything else is history.

The Good Doctor (audio described)

7 January 2016 - Ensemble Theatre, McDougall St Kirribilli , Sydney, NSW
If laughter is indeed the best medicine, THE GOOD DOCTOR is the cure-all pill. In this collection of stories from master playwright Neil Simon (channelling Chekhov),
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