Radio news

12 August 2020
The Disability Sport and Recreation Festival began in 2010 and promotes and celebrates physically active lifestyles for people of all abilities on International Day of People with Disability each year.
12 August 2020
Haben Girma would prefer not to be called inspiring. But, as the first Deafblind woman to make Harvard history and living in defiance of great social and physical barriers, it is a term often used to describe her achievements.
06 August 2020
The National Portrait Gallery is set to hold a virtual and accessible tour through a current exhibition of indigenous artworks from the Kimberley on Wednesday August 12 at 2pm.
06 August 2020
Transitioning from secondary education to TAFE, university or the workplace is hard enough, and that can be even more challenging if you live with blindness or low vision. That’s why young people aged 14-17 from across Australia who are blind or have low vision have been encouraged to apply for Vision Australia’s LEAP (Learn, Engage, Act, Perform) program.
30 July 2020
Vision Australia Radio is excited to provide listeners with a new and convenient option to access a range of the network’s content through streaming platform Spotify.
16 July 2020
Vision Australia Radio has partnered with Lifeline to help and encourage people to explore what mental health support services are available to them.

As part of Victoria re-entering COVID-19 lockdowns, Vision Australia Radio has begun to air episodes of Lifeline’s Holding onto Hope podcast.
29 June 2020
The Vision Australia Radiothon is in its final days for 2020 and whilst it’s important to celebrate the service we provide to the community, its equality necessary to highlight the cost in doing so.
26 June 2020
Local organisations are being offered up to $50,000 in grants to help rebuild and revive their community CommBank Bushfire Recovery Grants have already been awarded to more than 100 organisations across Australia, totalling $3.5 million.
25 June 2020
Australia’s blind and low vision community will finally be able to enjoy audio description on free to air TV when the service launches on ABC and SBS programming this month.
23 June 2020
The Vision Australia Radio (VAR) Warragul broadcast has been temporarily suspended from Friday 22 May for approximately three months.