There’s a range of services to suit your needs and support your interests. We can work together to create a plan that’s right for you.
Get to know your vision
Understand and adjust to living with your eye condition.Read more about Get to know your vision
Supporting your wellbeing
Hear and learn from others going through similar experiences.Read more about Supporting your wellbeing
Supporting Your Independence
Tips, training and technology to help you live safely, comfortably and independently.Read more about Supporting Your Independence
Out and about
Travel around your community and be ready to take on the wider world.Read more about Out and about
Social and recreation
Explore your interests, be part of the community and make new friends.Read more about Social and recreation
Continue to enjoy life in your own home, with our specialised support.Read more about In-Home Care
Important things to know
How funding works and how it helps
There are a number of funding options available to you. Funding via My Aged Care can offer you greater control of the services and supports you receive.
Services delivered the way you want
From face-to-face meetings, to phone and video consultations from the comfort of your home, we can connect you with services in your area and with groups of your peers.
Explore our service brochures
We’ve created a broad range of brochures and flyers in multiple formats and languages. Browse our materials now and download a copy to read offline.
“When I was told I had macular degeneration I decided that wasn’t going to stop me.”
Helping Stella keep her passion for art
Stella Stephenson is a 71-year-old artist from Queensland. She produces acclaimed oil paintings and etchings – and is legally blind. It was actually her diagnosis that spurred Stella to devote even more time to her passion.
“I’ve always loved art and when I was told I had macular degeneration, in 1981, I decided that wasn’t going to stop me and I went and studied art.
“Life did get a bit busy after that but I’ve been making works ever since then as much as I can. I’ve sold pieces and won some awards as well which has been pleasing.”Read Stella's story
Get started now
There's so much to explore with Vision Australia. Access these services right now to get your journey started.
News, events and streaming
Explore the latest news and events and listen to podcasts and radio.News, events and streaming
Audio and braille books, magazines and podcasts.Library
Tips and tools for tackling daily life.Helpful resources
Visit our store
Shop the latest products and technology online or at your local office.Visit our store
Frequently asked questions
Vision Australia provides services for people who are blind or have low vision. A person is considered to have low vision when they have permanent vision loss that cannot be corrected with glasses and it affects daily functioning. Low vision can affect people of all ages and can have an impact on many aspects of a person's life. It may result in falls and cause problems recognising faces, reading the newspaper, dialing the telephone or seeing road signs.
Yes, services provided by Vision Australia incur a cost. There are several ways you can fund the support, services and products you need including My Aged Care and Home Care Packages. In some circumstances, a service will require a minimal client contribution.
If your loved one is experiencing low vision, you can submit a family enquiry or call Vision Australia on 1300 84 74 66. Please ask your loved one's permission before contacting us.