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Recognising vision champions

26 Oct 2016
At today’s Annual General Meeting the following people were recognised with a Vision Australia Award for their service and support of the blindness and low vision community.

Hitting home runs

22 Oct 2016
Landon is a typical seven-year-old boy who loves spending time with his friends, building worlds in Minecraft and playing baseball. He is a member of the Under 8’s Mets Viking team with the Mets Baseball Club in Catherine Field, NSW.

Vision Australia launches See Like Me

11 Oct 2016
Vision Australia has today launched See Like Me, a campaign to showcase the incredible things people with low vision are achieving as part of this week’s World Sight Day and International White Cane Day.

Your chance to help make voting more accessible at federal elections

11 Oct 2016
Vision Australia would like to hear from you about how accessible you think the voting experience was at the recent federal election, and whether you have any recommendations for improving this service. Your experiences will be used to inform our submission to the Inquiry, and help to promote the voting rights of the blindness and low vision community.

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).
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