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27 Oct 2020
As Vision Australia celebrates 40 years since the introduction of its telephone based group program Telelink, founder Jennifer Gibbons reflects on the progress it has made over the years.
22 Oct 2020
You could contribute to the development of an AI algorithm that will assist people who are blind or have low-vision in everyday life.
16 Oct 2020
An encounter between Greg and a Vision Australia employee has resulted in the avid woodworker, who is legally blind, teaching others including primary school students his craft.
16 Oct 2020
Vision Australia is encouraging libraries across Australia to use Dyslexia Awareness Month to better understand how they can support their members who live with the condition.
15 Oct 2020
In early October, our LEAP participants got some real-world experience in a mock interview conducted by Vision Australia CEO Ron Hooton.
14 Oct 2020
Vision Australia has many resources to help you on your employment journey. In this article, we will explore Vision Australia’s Disability Employment Services (DES).
14 Oct 2020
Vision Australia believes the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability should leave schools and education departments no choice but to address systemic educational issues faced by students who are blind or have low vision.
08 Oct 2020
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, Vision Australia identified the importance of keeping our clients connected and informed to the best of our ability.
Clients have joined our Telelink programs for a total of 8,211 hours through July to September this year. That’s a 20% increase from the same time last year.
We have three new exciting programs that we are interested in piloting before the end of the year informed by feedback from our clients.
08 Oct 2020
Blind and low vision children from across Brisbane got hands on in a special school holiday woodworking program run by Vision Australia recently.
08 Oct 2020
Vision Australia’s White Cane Day Concert on October 15 will allow people who are blind or have low vision from across Australia and the globe to celebrate the day.

Broadcast on Vision Australia Radio, from 11am-2pm AEDT, the concert will feature shout outs to listeners from a number of special guests, along with performances from a range of well-known artists from Australia and across the globe.