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National Volunteers Week – A great reason to keep celebrating

21 May 2015
Vision Australia has been playing host to hundreds of VIPs across the country during the past week – these VIPS are our dedicated volunteers. While National Volunteers Week officially fell between 11 to 17 May this year, it’s usual for Vision Australia to host events during the course of the month in further acknowledgement of the thousands of people who selflessly give of their time and themselves.

2015-16 Commonwealth Budget

20 May 2015
The 2015-16 Commonwealth Budget was released on Tuesday 12 May 2015. There are a number of important commitments in the Budget that favourably impact on the blind and low vision community.

Talking Vision: Employment

20 May 2015
In this edition of Talking Vision, Stephen Jolley joins us and talks to Karen Wollfe about employment. Karen is an internationally-renowned careers counselor and consultant, who recently spent three months in Australia.

Talking Vision: National Volunteer Week

13 May 2015
This week we celebrate National Volunteer Week. This year’s theme is Give Happy: Live Happy - based upon research that suggests volunteers are happier as a result of their altruistic efforts.

Talking Vision: International initiatives

06 May 2015
Today we hear about how the international blind and low vision community is working together on a number of initiatives, to improve the lives of the people who are blind or have low vision across the world, including Australia.

Give Back and Get a Cookie

30 Apr 2015
Twenty six clients between the ages of five and seventeen generously volunteered their time to Vision Australia at our Enfield centre in early March.
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