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  • An Interesting Place to Be

    A new podcast series featuring a year in the life of Martin Wright, who lost his vision in November 2016.

  • Spotlight on the NDIS

    A two part series on the NDIS, focusing on the why, how and when with the NDIS and most importantly, what does it all mean for those who are blind or have low vision.

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    Vision Australia Radio Perth

    Perth 990AM and VA Radio on digital radio is the local radio service for the blind and low vision community of Western Australia.

Vision Australia Radio

The Vision Australia Radio Network incorporates ten community radio stations across Victoria, southern New South Wales, Adelaide and Perth and five digital radio services.

We offer a range of interesting and informative programs that feature readings from the latest newspapers, magazines and books.

Our exclusive specialist content includes programs on new technology, current affairs, book and film reviews, health and wellbeing, the arts, finance, travel and more.

Read more about Vision Australia Radio

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Talking Tech

with Stephen Jolley & David Woodbridge 17 October 2017

Talking Vision

Let 'Talking Vision' be your national radio reference on blindness and low vision. This weekly radio program features discussion of issues relating to blindness and low vision and stories of inspiration and achievement from people living with vision loss.

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Frequency finder

Tune your radio to: 1179 AM

Meet our team

John Poke, Host of 'Pokey's Garden’

John Poke is presenter of 'Pokey’s Garden' every Friday afternoon at 3:30pm. He hopes to assist all listeners who are keen to have a go in the garden, by passing on the best hints and tips.

Meet our on-air team

Get involved

Paula Brown is a radio volunteer
Volunteer Paula Brown reads newspaper stories

Volunteers play an active role in virtually all aspects of our stations from researching and preparding programs, reading daily papers on-air, presenting special interest programs and operating studio equipment to providing administrative support and managing rosters.

Find out more about becoming a volunteer