Radio news

09 February 2021
The Australian Open is back for 2021. Once again our valued audience right across Australia will be able to hear the action in partnership with AO Radio, as we simulcast the tournament from now until February 21.
29 January 2021
Vision Australia is developing ‘Nothing’s Off Limits’, a podcast series where experts and people with lived experience sit down and discuss topics we love to avoid but absolutely need to talk about.
22 December 2020
Following on from the success of the August broadcast of the interview with Haben Girma, the first Deafblind Harvard Law Graduate in conversation with ABC’s Nas Campanella, Vision Australia Radio is proud to partner once again with the UNSW Centre for Ideas to broadcast five of their presentations from January 4 – 8 at 2pm from their incredible archive right across the VAR Network.
22 December 2020
Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight will once again be simulcast complete with audio description, on the Vision Australia Radio network from 7pm on Christmas Eve. In the hour leading up to Carols, Vision Australia Radio will be broadcasting the Carols by Candlelight preview show, ‘Countdown to Carols’
10 December 2020
Vision Australia Carols by Candlelight will this year be simulcast complete with audio description, on the Vision Australia Radio network in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, regional Victoria, Albury and Darwin.
08 December 2020
Vision Australia Radio’s Studio 1 picked up a silver medal in the Best Radio Podcast category at the recently announced Australian Podcast Awards.
25 November 2020
One of the globe’s biggest names in supplements, Australian company EHPlabs, is leading the way in equal opportunity innovation with the introduction of Braille labelling. Launching 26th November, the packaging for the company’s re-invented OxyWhey Lean Wellness Protein will feature an industry world-first Braille label, detailing full product information and branding.
09 November 2020
Vision Australia Radio’s current affairs show Studio 1 and host Matthew Layton have taken out the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia award for Excellence in News and Current Affairs Programming.
28 October 2020
Vision Australia Radio has been named as finalists for four awards at the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) 2020 Community Radio Awards.
21 October 2020
In recent months audio description has made its way onto Australian TV, bringing a new level of accessibility to selected ABC and SBS programs for viewers who are blind or have low vision.

However, the need for more audio description on TV in areas such as advertising remains an important topic.