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Vision Australia Radio teams with disability festival for an award-winning program

29 November 2022

Vision Australia Radio is proud to be once again presenting a Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Festival broadcast, Friday December 2.

Coinciding with International Day of People with Disability (December 3), the festival celebrates physically active lifestyles for all abilities. It offers the opportunity for everyone to explore and experience accessible and inclusive sport and recreation through hands-on activities and information sharing.

This year’s broadcast will be the third time the network will broadcast alongside the event and is also on the back of winning the Excellence in Outside Broadcasting category at the 2022 Community Radio Awards for the 2021 broadcast.

Some of your favourite Vision Australia Radio presenters will be presenting this year’s special broadcast, with interviews with blind sports ambassadors, festival organisers, representatives from inclusive sporting codes and music by blind and low vision musicians.

How to listen

Time: 9.30am-12pm (AEDT)

Where: Vision Australia Radio services on AM/FM and DAB+ from 9:30am until 12pm.  Visit the Vision Australia Radio webpage here.

Our live broadcast is made possible with thanks to our sponsor City of Melbourne and the support of Disability Sport and Recreation Victoria.

About the Festival

Head down to Crown Riverwalk, Melbourne, 10am - 3pm

This year there will be approximately 20 exhibitors and three activity zones where attendees can try different inclusive sport and recreational activities and learn about programs you can get involved in within your community. Other perks include meeting Paralympians and ambassadors.

For more information and news on the event visit the Disability Sports and Recreation Festival website here