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13 Oct 2021
The theme for National Carers Week 2021 is 'Millions of Reasons to Care' which aims to recognise the diverse reasons someone may be a carer.
13 Oct 2021
The broadcast will share music from some of the community's favourite blind and low vision musicians, plus interviews with change makers and the latest news on advancements in assistive technology.
08 Oct 2021
Telelink is a virtual social program that connects like-minded people who are blind or who are experiencing low vision across a wide range of interests through telephone or video conferencing.
08 Oct 2021
World Sight Day is held annually on the second Thursday of October and aims to raise awareness about the issue of eye health globally.
07 Oct 2021
Edwin has glaucoma, but at 63, he lives a very active life, travelling across NSW independently with his white cane. Hear how he overcame his hesitation of assistive equipment.
07 Oct 2021
Popular screen reader JAWS has enhanced their software to allow users a way to isolate the audio in one ear and isolate the JAWS output in the other.
06 Oct 2021
The 17th Annual General Meeting of members of Vision Australia Ltd (“the Company”) will be held at 3.30pm (AEDT) on Wednesday 27th October 2021. Registration will commence from 3.00pm.
06 Oct 2021
If you are new to the world of white canes, read this guide to get your head around what's available and what might suit your needs.
01 Oct 2021
By Ron Hooton.

No matter who you are, there is no escaping the ever-growing role technology plays in our lives. Whether it’s everyday tasks like banking or shopping, or the act of staying in touch with family and friends, it’s more and more likely technology in some form is what we turn to. For many people this means convenience, but it’s important we don’t forget those who progress might leave behind. Today, October 1, is the United Nations’ International Day of Older Persons. For Vision Australia, this year’s theme of “Digital Equity for All Ages” is extremely important.
30 Sep 2021
The line-up also includes Australia’s best blind and low vision artists like Michael Leonardi, Rachael Leahcar from The Voice 2012, Lara Nakhle from The Voice 2012.