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25 May 2021
Speaking to hosts Polly Goodwin and Tess Herbert, Vision Australia occupational therapist Amy Matthews said new innovations in period care has made taking care of menstruation a lot easier for those with vision conditions.
25 May 2021
Do Vision Australia Radio’s newspaper reading programs keep you informed daily? Do you benefit from our range of specialist radio shows and book readings? Is a free and accessible information service on radio and podcast important to you?
If you said yes to any of those, then Vision Australia Radio needs your help!
21 May 2021
It takes a person with a special kind of soul to give their time freely to better the lives of those around them.

At Vision Australia, we are lucky enough to have thousands of these precious people volunteering for us and changing the lives of our blind and low vision community every single day.

This week marks National Volunteer Week and allows us a chance to give back to our volunteers whose contributions make a world of difference to our community.
21 May 2021
As National Volunteer Week continues, enjoy some in-depth answers from three of our volunteers across our Library, Vision Australia Radio and Seeing Eye Dogs.
20 May 2021
If you've ever wondered about volunteering with Vision Australia, here are several short stories from our volunteers sharing their experiences and delving into what makes them want to continue volunteering
20 May 2021
Millions of older Australians with a disability are being forced to go without life-changing assistive technology as the government fails to address a funding gap that could change their lives.
19 May 2021
It’s not just Ctrl + C or Ctrl + V. In this article we'll explore handy shortcuts that are useful for everyone.
18 May 2021
Mental health is the topic of episode three of Vision Australia Radio’s podcast Nothing’s off Limits. Speaking to hosts Polly Goodwin and Tess Herbert, Courtney said many people with a vision condition or disability carry their grief with them every day.
12 May 2021
People who are blind or have low vision are understandably at a disadvantage when trying to understand non-verbal cues. Episode two of Vision Australia’s Nothing’s Off Limits podcast delves into the fascinating world of communicating well, finding confidence and getting around safely for someone with a vision condition.
12 May 2021
Blind and low vision people with Seeing Eye Dogs are being turned away from various public places including taxis and restaurants in what is being called a ‘systemic issue’.