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Blindness hasn’t stopped father of seven, Grant Baker

04 Sep 2015
Father’s Day is a day to show our appreciation to our fathers and father figures. It’s a chance to tell the men who raise us that we value them. It’s a chance to reflect on being a Dad and having a Dad. The world is full of amazing fathers and Grant Baker is one such man.

Talking Vision: Happy Father’s Day

02 Sep 2015
In honour of Father’s Day, with three fathers talk about the specific challenges and joys of being a father when you are blind or vision-impaired, and what all fathers have in common.

Vision Australia’s NDIS participants have their say

31 Aug 2015
It’s now over two years since the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) began and Vision Australia has over 200 clients participating in the scheme across the trial sites in Geelong, Newcastle, and Canberra and in the newly established roll-out in Western Sydney.

Talking Vision

27 Aug 2015
Stella speaks with Leah Van Poppel, the newly appointed CEO of Blind Citizens Australia (BCA). With the BCA celebrating its 40th anniversary and the upcoming conference in Perth in October, it’s an exciting time for the organisation.

Another step forward in the campaign for audio description

20 Aug 2015
Australian Greens Senator, Rachel Siewert, has moved a motion calling on the Government to change the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 so audio description is required on free-to-air and subscription television programs across all networks, similarly to captioning.

Seeing Symbio Wildlife Park

17 Aug 2015
Vision Australia volunteers and clients, Rhonda McCaw and Sue-Ann Hanson describe a recent outing to the Symbio Wildlife Park in Sydney.
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