26 November 2019
It’s that time of the year again, Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight is back! An annual Christmas concert and fundraiser for Vision Australia's children's services held on Christmas Eve at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl in Melbourne, 10,000 people attend each year to celebrate the magic of Christmas.
06 November 2019
Career Start graduate Sam Colley gives his insights on the program, and reflects on the past seven months as a communications and radio graduate with Vision Australia.
26 November 2019
The 2019 Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Festival will be held on Tuesday 3 December, 10am - 3pm at Crown Riverwalk. The 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.
30 October 2019
The Channel 44 team have filmed interviews with station volunteers and staff at Vision Australia Radio in Adelaide to learn more about the history and stories of the station which went to air on October 28 in SA and is now available online.
25 October 2019
Melbourne’s blind and low vision community were given a special opportunity to hear from an athlete involved in one of the most memorable events in recent Olympic history. Former British Olympian, Derek Redmond, visited Vision Australia’s Kooyong headquarters on Wednesday, October 16 to speak to Vision Australia’s workforce members, clients and members from other blindness and low vision organisations.
02 October 2019
People who are blind or have low vision were among the first in the country to experience the new $20 Australian banknote at Vision Australia in Kooyong today. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) unveiled the new $20 banknote, which includes three raised bumps on each of the long edges of the banknote, allowing people who are blind or have low vision to identify the note with ease. The banknote will enter public circulation on 9 October.
05 September 2019
Earlier this year at his Melbourne International Comedy Festival debut, Tom told the story of his sight loss in Blind Man’s Bluff. Now at the Melbourne Fringe, he tells the story of day-to-day life as someone with vision loss. He imagines an improbable adventure in his future, with his German heritage and love of mystery at its core.
18 October 2019
Vision Australia Radio is proud to be a media partner for Adelaide’s 2019 Kyd-X Kids and Youth Disability Expo. The expo is an opportunity individual, families and carers to make informed choices about the equipment, therapies and treatments they can access through their National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding. A large number of disability support organisations will showcase their unique products and services to the public.
02 September 2019
Vision Australia Radio sponsor Youngcare have announced that their At Home Care Grants are now available to young people aged 18 to 65.
15 August 2019
Vicki Couzens is making Vision Australia Radio history with her new weekly show broadcast from our Adelaide studios at 6.30pm (ACST) each Saturday. Every week, Vicki presents readings from the Australian Geographic Magazine. Vicki reads all the content from her braille copy of the magazine, in what is a Vision Australia Radio first.