Opinion pieces

Diabetic retinopathy: my brush with blindness

11 Jul 2017
Father of five Jamie Duncan tells of his battle with diabetic retinopathy, his brush with blindness, the emotional fallout and how Vision Australia helped. For more details, call Vision Australia on 1300 84 74 66.

Stephen Jolley: My life with Braille

03 Jan 2017
At the time other children were introduced to pencil and paper I was feeling dots and using a small stylus on paper fixed in a metal frame to make them.

Vision Australia’s Client Reference Group travel to Brisbane

15 Nov 2016
Vision Australia’s newly formed Client Reference Group (CRG) brings together a cross section of clients with unique skills, knowledge and lived experience and provides advice and feedback to the Vision Australia board on the direction of the organisation.

Using cash with confidence

01 Sep 2016
Today, the launch of the new $5 banknote, which has a tactile feature, is a significant outcome for the Australian blindness and low vision community, to which, I belong.

Jobs and growth for whom?

27 Jun 2016
We’re now at the sharp end of the 2016 federal election campaign and the mantra of Jobs and Growth has featured first and foremost – but why don’t we hear more about job creation for people with disability?
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