Latest news

03 Sep 2020
Vision Australia is encouraging health professionals to better understand the importance and availability of specialist services for people who are blind or have low vision across metropolitan Sydney.
01 Sep 2020
There was cause for celebration recently at Vision Australia, as national audio description coordinator Michael Ward celebrated 20 years with the organisation.
24 Aug 2020
Seven months working at Vision Australia, through the organisation’s Career Start program, has set 28 year old Brooke up with a role at Medibank.
21 Aug 2020
Vision Australia’s audio description team have created an accessible program guide that covers the weekly schedule of audio described programs on ABC and SBS.
19 Aug 2020
People who are blind or have low vision will be able to enjoy free Aira access across the Sydney Trains network until the end of 2020.
14 Aug 2020
Vision Australia is often contacted by universities and PhD students looking to connect to people who are blind or have low vision to participate in research.
14 Aug 2020
Are you a parent of a school age student who is blind or has low vision? Have you had to advocate for your child to get the same benefits from the education system as their sighted peers? Were you aware of the Disability Discrimination Act and the Disability Standards for Education? Register for our Stand Up for Your Rights: Equity in School Education webinar to hear about the review of the Disability Standards for education and provide your feedback on what can be improved.
11 Aug 2020
Local council elections will be held in October 2020 and these elections will be conducted by post. There will be no elections for Casey City Council, South Gippsland Shire Council and Whittlesea City Council as these councils are under administration.
11 Aug 2020
For book lovers, nothing beats enjoying a few hours of reading downtime. People who are blind or have low vision might not have the traditional book with pages, cover and a spine, but there’s a number of ways they can enjoy their favourite books. 
11 Aug 2020
Many people who are totally blind regularly have to go without a good night’s sleep because of disruptions to their circadian rhythms.