Latest news

13 Apr 2018
The region's blind and low vision community have benefitted from a generous donation from a dedicated group of Kiama volunteers. Leading blindness and low vision service provider Vision Australia was recently presented with a cheque for $3700 by The Kiama Friends of Vision Australia, which will go towards the not-for-profit's work in supporting people who live with vision loss.
13 Apr 2018
Australia's leading provider of services to the blindness and low vision community, Vision Australia, have recently refurbished their national head office in Kooyong, Victoria implementing best practice in accessible design.
11 Apr 2018
Vision Australia's joint statement signed by 25 disability advocacy organisations and peak bodies has led to positive feedback from the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) who has pledged to promote and closely monitor accessibility guidelines.
10 Apr 2018
Vision Australia would like to pay tribute to a much loved and respected member of our team. 
03 Apr 2018
Vision Australia’s Audio Description team will make the Opening Ceremony at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games more inclusive than ever. Audio Description paints a verbal picture of all the spectacular visual elements of this moving Ceremony for people who are blind or have low vision.
28 Mar 2018
Diagnosed with glaucoma more than 30 years ago, it wasn't until much more recently that Norma Wesslink truly felt the impact of the condition. Norma's original diagnosis was made in 1984, but her vision didn't begin to seriously deteriorate until around 2012.
28 Mar 2018
One of Vision Australia's most popular products, the Olitech Easy Mate+, has been recommended as the best phone for seniors by Australia's leading consumer advocacy group Choice.
28 Mar 2018
Falls prevention is a major consideration when it comes to supporting people to remain safe and independent in their home. Living with blindness or low vision can present some extra challenges to this, so we caught up with Vision Australia Occupational Therapist Lisa Gormley for some advice on what can be done to make the home a safer environment.
22 Mar 2018
Easter and Anzac Day opening hours: The Library will close on Thursday 29 March at 5.00pm and reopen on Tuesday 3 April 2018 at 9.00am. The library will also be closed for Anzac Day on Wednesday 25 April. We will endeavour to return your calls as soon as possible. 
22 Mar 2018
For Vision Australia clients, Meagan Anderson or one of her fellow orthoptists are likely to be the first person from the blindness and low vision service provider they encounter. Meagan and her fellow Vision Australia Orthoptists provide clients with a broad range of services, both at the beginning of their involvement with Vision Australia and further down the track.