Radio news

23 June 2020
The Vision Australia Radio (VAR) Warragul broadcast has been temporarily suspended from Friday 22 May for approximately three months.
17 June 2020
Are you an aspiring author? Would you like support to develop your work? Applications for the next intake of the Wheeler Centre’s Next Chapter writers’ scheme are now open.
09 June 2020
Matthew Layton presents Studio 1 – Vision Australia Radio’s weekly look at life in Australia from a blind and low vision perspective.

This week on Studio 1, Matthew welcomed a very special guest onto the show - 2020 Australian of the Year Dr James Muecke.
26 June 2020
For the month of June, we’re celebrating our fantastic reading service nd asking our listeners, friends and family to support us. If every one of our monthly listeners donated just $2 each this June, we’d have $1.4million! It would be a big way towards all the funds we need to continue running this amazing service year on year.
29 May 2020
Long-time host of Pokey’s Garden, John Poke, is celebrating his final show to air this week after a decade on Vision Australia Radio.
27 May 2020
The Disability Royal Commission wants to hear from people with disability or their families or carers about their experiences of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.
21 May 2020
Vision Australia Radio (VAR) is once again incredibly proud and honoured to celebrate National Volunteer Week, held from 18 – 24 May 2020.
15 May 2020
On Sunday May 10, Vision Australia Radio was proud to present this special broadcast for the Mother’s Day Classic (MDC) Virtual 2020 event.
21 May 2020
Do you have a question about coronavirus (COVID-19)? Do you need help because things have changed? You can contact the Disability Information Helpline to talk about your concerns in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19).
08 May 2020
“Making radio out of sticky tape and glue” is how Vision Australia Radio Perth Program Co-ordinator describes two new radio programs coming from the West Coast.