27 March 2020
Vision Australia Radio (VAR) continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia and will continue to follow directions from all levels of government to support efforts to slow the spread of the virus.
24 March 2020
The world has become a strange and, at times, unrecognisable place since the airing of last weeks program. Then, our Behind the Scenes program had a jam-packed schedule of comedy festival shows, the final weeks of Asia-TOPA, new exhibitions, the opening of Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios, music events, writers from Clunes Booktown Festival and more Now? They’re all on hold until we navigate our way through the uncertain landscape of Covid-19 and back to a flourishing arts and culture scene. When will that be you ask, well none of us really know.
12 March 2020
March 8 to 14 is World Glaucoma Week and host Matthew Layton focusses his attention on this eye condition which affects approximately 300,000 Australians. Matthew chats with Kirk Pengilly of INXS and meets former chef and now children’s author Jen Gierens.
06 March 2020
Vicki is joined by guests Emma Bennison, CEO of Blind Citizens Australia, and Caren Burns from the Vision Australia Library to discuss the challenges and experiences unique to being a woman who is blind or has low vision.
24 February 2020
Tim Ferguson is one of Australia's most accomplished comedians. He has battled Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for 30 years
20 February 2020
Trains, Planes & Automobiles presenters Michael and John recently had the pleasure of welcoming PTV Spokesperson Georgia Main into the Vision Australia Radio studios of Kooyong to speak about Victoria's Big Build.
13 February 2020
Vision Australia Radio have announced the launch of a new national show that will be broadcast across its network of ten radio stations from February 2020.
06 February 2020
There’s good news today for our listeners across Gippsland, daily local newspaper readings have found new homes thanks to an agreement made possible with local community radio services.
06 February 2020
John Leigh Frew Wightman commenced volunteering with what was then 5RPH radio in February 1990, this February John would have clocked up 30 years volunteering.
30 January 2020
The following article and podcast content was supplied and produced by Carey Scheer for JFA Purple Orange, a social profit organisation on a mission to create a world where people who live with disability have a fair go at what life has to offer. The organisation listens to, learns from and works alongside people who live with disability to develop policy and practice that makes a difference. Keep listening to Vision Australia Radio for more to come on this great organisation.