Discover the possibilities with Vision Australia
If you have low vision or are blind, Vision Australia can partner with you through all ages and stages of life to support you to reach your goals.
Join us in October 2015 to experience the latest technology and devices specifically designed to support you to live the life you choose.
Open up a world of information, education and employment as we work together to reach your goals.
Registration is free and open to the general public.
Talk to Vision Australia’s specialist staff about ways to improve independence at home, increase your chance of finding employment, maximise education opportunities, and connect with others.
The event will also feature a range of seminar-style discussions and technology workshops. Topics include the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), MyAgedCare, the latest accessible online streaming services and health and fitness technology.
In 2015, join us at the following locations:
Our Newcastle Open Day was on the 9 and 10 October
Vision Australia, 373 Old Cleveland Rd, Coorparoo QLD
- Friday 16 October, 10am – 4pm
- Saturday 17 October, 10am – 3pm
Download the schedule below for all the details for what's on and when:
How do I get there?
Drive: No on-site parking - drop off/pick up zone available next door at Queen Alexandra House, 347 Old Cleveland Road.
Train: Shuttle bus service available to and from Norman Park Train Station (Norman Park Station is more convenient than Coorparoo Train Station).
Bus: Route 203 and 204, bus stop Coorparoo Primary - 24. Route 222 and 200, bus stop Coorparoo Shops - 23 (a short walk to Vision Australia).
Free buses for Vision Australia clients:
If you are a Vision Australia client then you can hop on one of the free buses to the event.
Buses will only run on the Friday of the event, 16 October for Brisbane.
Bus routes to Coorparoo and return:
Route 1: Toowoomba - Coorparoo.
Route 2: Tweed Heads - Robina - Coorparoo.
Route 3: Noosa - Maroochydore - Coorparoo.
Route 4: Lismore - Coorparoo.
To hop on a free bus, either fill out the registration form and tell us your preferred route or call 1300 84 74 66.
Download the bus timetable (Word, 22KB), including pick-up and drop-off locations and times.
Pre-register today and go into the draw to win one of six $100 vouchers to Vision Australia's online shop, by telling us in 30 words or less: Why do you want to attend Vision Australia’s Open Day? Please read the terms and conditions of entry (Word, 26KB)