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13 Jul 2018
A new partnership between two Mildura health services will ensure the local Aboriginal community has better access to eye care specialists and support.

Vision Australia began offering eye health checks through the Mildura Base Hospital Aboriginal Health Unit (AHU) in April.

An orthoptist is available once a month to see indigenous patients who have poor vision and eye conditions, prioritising those who are on dialysis.
12 Jul 2018
To mark NAIDOC Week, which celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, we’ve got a special edition of Talking Vision.
11 Jul 2018
A cutting edge piece of assistive technology has ensured a young woman with low vision in Perth can make the most of her studies and share a precious family moment.
06 Jul 2018
People from the blind and low vision community are no different from their sighted peers in that they make passionate, committed and efficient employees.
06 Jul 2018
Each year people who have made a significant contribution to the blind and low vision community are recognised through the Vision Australia Awards.
06 Jul 2018
People with print disabilities will have access to more books and documents in alternative formats, thanks to important reforms to the Copyright Act 1968 passed by the Australian Government last week.
05 Jul 2018
Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC), in conjunction with Vision Australia, are working to explore and understand the impact of silent cars and bicycles on people who are blind or have low vision.
05 Jul 2018
When Grant Uther first reached out to Vision Australia, he wasn’t seeking assistance with employment support, but ultimately that’s how the not-for-profit organisation ended up helping.
29 Jun 2018
It’s one of the leading pieces of wearable technology that can support people who have low vision, but what was behind the invention of IrisVision?
28 Jun 2018
Congratulations to the five winners of the Magic in the Dark competition.