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12 May 2022
Blind Joe blew away the likes of Gwen Stefani, Pharrell Williams, Blake Shelton and Adam Levine with his southern charm and amazing voice.
12 May 2022
Ahead of the May 21 federal election, Talking Vision has lined up a number of topics, including how to vote if you’re blind or have low vision, how to keep those votes private and you can hear from major politicians on disability issues and their hopes for the sector if elected.
09 May 2022
Around 453,000 Australians are blind or have low vision - a figure that is expected to increase rapidly over the next 10 years as the result of an aging population. With this in mind, it’s important we not only aim to improve outcomes and opportunities for our community now, but ensure we advocate for the fundamental infrastructure and systems to support those who will be blind or have low vision in the future.
04 May 2022
June is Pride Month, a month dedicated to celebrating LGBTQI culture and voices, while advocating for recognition and protection of LGBTQI rights. Read on for a selection of recent additions to the Vision Australia Library collection in both gay and lesbian fiction and non-fiction, as well as a preview of titles currently in production.
04 May 2022
Christine Ha was the first ever blind contestant to enter, and eventually win, a season of the US Masterchef series.  
04 May 2022
A complaint begins a process of checks and balances that helps protect the sector as a whole, Victorian Disability Worker Commissioner Dan Stubbs says.
04 May 2022
Despite what greeting cards imply, mothers aren’t one-dimensional creatures whose only purpose in life is to care for children.
Mothers are women who can be complex, tough, outrageous, wise, funny, and/or just plain bad.
In celebration of Mother’s Day, Sunday May 8, the Vision Australia Library has put together a list of some memorable mothers in books.
28 Apr 2022
Blind AFL is hoping to foster a national program as it establishes clubs outside of its Victorian base.
28 Apr 2022
The audio-based fitness program is unique in that it includes directions from a blind perspective; either by using clockface directions, reference points, and step-by-step instructions.
26 Apr 2022
The Australian Electoral Commission is providing voters living with disability and mobility restrictions with some convenient options to help them cast their vote for the 21 May federal election.