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Living with age-related macular degeneration

23 May 2016
Macular degeneration refers to the group of degenerative diseases of the retina that cause progressive loss of central vision. Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of severe vision impairment in people aged over 75 years of age

Fighting the tide of inaccessible technology

19 May 2016
When I first heard the words “that’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” on the radio, I knew that if technology could send man to the moon, then it could also always make it possible for me to do the things I wanted to do to fully participate in society.

This lap's for Angus

10 May 2016
It’s not every day that you find Seeing Eye Dogs and white canes at Sydney Motorsport Park. It’s also not every day that you find their owners in the driver’s seat, cruising around the race circuit without a care in the world.

Australia needs to get behind paws that have purpose

27 Apr 2016
Fifty-five percent of people who use a Seeing Eye Dog say they have been refused access to a public place, which is why Vision Australia has today launched its “Paws with Purpose campaign" in a bid to put an end to discrimination for people who are accompanied by a Seeing Eye Dog.
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