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Australia and Canada exchange first books under the Marrakesh Treaty

30 Sep 2016
Australians who are blind or have low vision are the first in the world to benefit from the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled through the symbolic exchange of book titles between Vision Australia and CNIB (Canada).

New $5 banknote bumps into circulation

01 Sep 2016
The release of the new $5 banknote – which for the first time in Australian currency history includes a tactile feature – is considered a significant win for the blindness and low vision community, as it will support people to independently and accurately identify the cash they are handling.
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