Books and resources

As a member of the Vision Australia library you can access an exciting range of reading materials including audio books, magazines, newspapers, Braille, podcasts, journals, references, language resources and more. 

Members can login to the i-access® online library catalogue here.


Audio books

Thousands of titles across many genres including: 

  • Action, Mystery, Crime, War
  • Australia
  • Autobiographies & Biographies
  • Children’s books
  • Countryside, Animals, Sport, Humour
  • Families, Romance Fiction
  • Fantasy, Horror, SciFi, Supernatural
  • History, Distant Lands 
  • Literature, Arts, Alternative Perspectives
  • Mind & Body, Home & Work
  • Religious 
  • Personal, Social, Philosophical Perspectives
  • Read the full list of reading categories (226KB)

Magazines
 
  • Australian Geographic
  • Australian Women’s Weekly
  • Choice
  • The Monthly
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic NZ
  • New Idea
  • Reader’s Digest 
  • Silicon Chip
  • Smart Investor
  • Time Australia
  • Travel
  • Your Garden (quarterly)
  • Wheels
  • Plus many more.

Podcasts

Dozens of interesting podcasts to tune into

  • Computalk
  • Motoring
  • New Books (reviews) 
  • Talking Vision
  • Time of your life
  • Vision Australia Radio
  • Wine 
  • And more…

Newspapers

Hundreds of newspapers. Find the one in your area. Titles include:

  • The Age
  • The Herald Sun
  • The Australian
  • The Sydney Morning Herald
  • The Australian Financial review
  • The Daily Telegraph
  • The Advertiser
  • Plus hundreds more…

Braille

If you are an accomplished braille reader or just starting out, we have a collection of braille to suit your reading needs. Braille materials are also available on via the online catalogue.  

  • 8000+ braille and ebraille titles 
  • 1200+ music braille pieces
  • Children’s picture books with clear braille overlays

Sport fixtures

  • AFL
  • NRL
  • Cricket

Language books

  • Dutch
  • French
  • German 
  • Hindi
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Other languages are available to download for free

Language magazines

  • Greek - Ellinis
  • Italian - Oggi and Focus
  • Mandarin - Du zhe wen zhai (Readers Digest)
  • Polish - Focus

Language instruction books

  • Language instruction books are available online.  

Vision Australia updates

  • Your Library Newsletter
  • Your Vision Australia Roundup


DAISY eBooks 
  • The library has more than 1000 eBooks with DAISY navigation.

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