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Vision Australia mourns the passing of Terry Gill

27 Feb 2015
We were devastated to hear the news of Terry Gill's passing. His contribution to Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight across four decades was immeasurable and he leaves big boots to fill.

Education is the pathway to employment

20 Feb 2015
Education is essential to improving opportunities and choices for people who are blind or have low vision. With official figures released this month by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, showing a decline in workforce participation among people with disability, and a strong link between education as a pathway to employment – support for education is vital.

Talking Vision: Education, looking towards a brighter future

18 Feb 2015
This week we hear an interview Peter Greco conducted with Jonathon Groelach, a member of the Australian paratriathlon team and recipient of the University of Canberra's 2014 Athlete of The Year, and we also hear from Susie Barrington, a recipient of one of Vision Australia's Further Education Bursaries who tells Peter Greco about her experience with higher education.

Vision Australia campaigns to keep footpaths for feet

17 Feb 2015
The South Australia Government has announced that new legislation will be debated to allow people of all ages to ride bicycles on the footpath. We will be writing to all South Australian politicians this week asking them to vote against this Bill.

Vision Australia launches 2015 NSW Election Priorities

16 Feb 2015
Vision Australia is reaching out to NSW election candidates to ask for their commitment on six key election priorities: education, employment, getting around, access to information, service continuity and accessible voting through iVote.
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