Events

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Flowing Water, Bordered Stones Sensory Exhibition Tour

22 April 2016 - George Paton Gallery, Second floor, Union House, VIC
Flowing Water, Bordered Stones, inspired by the philosophy of traditional Chinese landscape gardening, is an exhibition that engages the senses. The exhibition is composed of works of different materials and dimensions, each becoming a voice in a multi-sensory experience. Visitors will be able to embody the artworks using their sense of smell, touch, hearing and taste. As a part of the exhibition the artists I-Yen Chen, Yan Yang and Tian-Shu Zheng will lead two free sensory tours for audiences that are blind or of low vision

All my Sons (audio described)

2 July 2016 - Roslyn Packer Theatre, Sydney, NSW
John Howard makes his long-awaited return to the STC stage in Arthur Miller’s powerful classic. Joining him is Robyn Nevin. Together, they will bring to life one of the great dramatic marriages.

TWENTYSIXTEEN by Circus Oz (Audio Described)

2 July 2016 - Big Top, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne, VIC
Circus Oz explodes with a fabulous new show TWENTYSIXTEEN, a refreshing cocktail of new and old, innovation and tradition. The turbo-charged acrobats bring amazing new skill and wizardry to the flying trapeze, the Chinese pole and unicycle adagio.

NDIS information sessions

6 July 2016 - West Diggers Club, Kable Avenue, Tamworth, NSW
Come along and hear NDIS experts explain the important changes and how they may affect you.

NDIS information sessions

7 July 2016 - Armidale RSL 137 Dumaresq Street, Armidale, NSW
Come along and hear NDIS experts explain the important changes and how they may affect you.

Skylight (audio described)

12 July 2016 - Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, Melbourne, VIC
Helpmann Award-winner Dean Bryant returns to MTC to direct David Hare’s contemporary classic, featuring a brilliant cast led by Colin Friels (Red) and Anna Samson (Birdland).

Epping Support Centre - Opening

13 July 2016 - Suite 2A, Ground Floor, 3 Carlingford Road, Epping, NSW
Visit the new Epping support centre, meet the team and discover all that we have to offer you.

NDIS information session - Epping

19 July 2016 - Vision Australia Epping Suite 2A ground floor, 3 Carlingford Rd, Epping, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

NDIS information sessions

20 July 2016 - Bairnsdale RSL 2 Bairnsdale-Forge Creek Rd, Bairnsdale, VIC
Come along and hear NDIS experts explain the important changes and how they may affect you.

Othello Bell - Bell Shakespeare

23 July 2016 - Arts Centre, Melbourne, VIC
One of William Shakespeare’s most famous and passionate tragedies, Othello will be directed by Artistic Director Peter Evans, in a gripping production that will touch audiences to their core, as envy is a weapon wielded with brazen savagery, and the complex contradictory nature of humanity is tested.

Sutherland to Surf Fun Run

24 July 2016 - Sutherland, Sydney, NSW
Come and join the Vision Australia team for the annual Sutherland to Surf fun run/walk.

NDIS information session - Epping

26 July 2016 - Vision Australia Epping Suite 2A ground floor, 3 Carlingford Rd, Epping, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

NDIS information sessions - Forestville

27 July 2016 - Forest Community Arts Centre Heather Flawith Room, 6 Darley St, Forestville, NSW
We are delighted to invite you to our Vision Australia National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) information sessions.

NDIS information sessions

3 August 2016 - Club Liverpool, 185 George Street, Liverpool, NSW
Come along and hear NDIS experts explain the important changes and how they may affect you.

NDIS information sessions

4 August 2016 - Camden RSL, 23 Cawdor Road, Camden, NSW
Come along and hear NDIS experts explain the important changes and how they may affect you.

Carmen (audio described)

6 August 2016 - Joan Sutherland Theatre , Sydney Opera House, NSW
The ultimate femme fatale is here to stamp her feet, toss her hair and dance. Will she love Don José? Maybe. Will you fall for her sultry Habanera? Definitely.

Letters to Lindy (audio described)

6 August 2016 - 2 Burelli St. , Wollongong , NSW
Filled with humour and heartbreak, this stunning new work by award-winning playwright Alana Valentine (Dead Man Brake,Head Full of Love) explores the public’s relationship with one of 20th Century Australia’s most iconic figures.

Betrayal (audio described)

11 August 2016 - Ensemble Theatre Production, McDougall St , Kirribilli, NSW
Harold Pinter’s acclaimed play BETRAYAL is also his most personal. Three friends become caught in a love triangle with a difference. As Emma and Jerry embark on their affair, guilt heightens the electric thrill of secret love. But Emma’s husband Robert is also Jerry’s best friend. Will their friendship survive and how much does Robert know?

Jasper Jones (audio described)

23 August 2016 - Southbank Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
Hailed as an Australian To Kill a Mockingbird, Craig Silvey’s acclaimed, best-selling novel is lovingly adapted for the stage by Kate Mulvany, directed by MTC Associate Artistic Director Sam Strong.

Disgraced (audio described)

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

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.

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.
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