Radio news

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.
26 August 2019
Vision Australia Radio is once again proud to announce we are a media partner to the 2019 Melbourne Writers Festival. As part of Vision Australia Radio’s media support of the festival, the Vision Australia Radio network has been airing highlights via our radio service and podcasts, including interviews with the festival’s organisers and guests, as well as providing the latest news via our website.
30 July 2019
Young Australia League (YAL) scholarship applications are now open for the 2020 academic year, for students in Western Australia aged between 12 and 25. Vision Australia Radio’s Gail Phillips spoke to Sarah Harrison, one of the first scholarship winners in 2014, about the benefits of the scholarship program.
12 July 2019
This week on Behind the Scenes, host Chris Thompson commemorates the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. He chats to a series of directors, musicians and other personalities in the performing arts to see what they've got in store to mark the occasion. That's all this week on Behind the Scenes with Chris Thompson, on Vision Australia Radio.
01 July 2019
World-renowned immunologist, Sir Gustav Nossal, has been a generous benefactor to Vision Australia, giving to the organisation for over 20 years. Vision Australia Radio’s Jason Gipps and Samantha Guttridge were lucky enough to sit down with Sir Gustav last year to chat about how his generosity and charitable nature were instilled in him from an early age.
01 July 2019
it's the first show of the month, so that means a visit from Theatre Network Australia. Chris will also chat about the latest stage offerings in the horror genre, before brightening up the show with a preview of the Leaps and Bounds Festival on in Melbourne this month. Be sure to catch all this and more on tonight's episode of Behind the Scenes with Chris Thompson, right here on Vision Australia Radio.
24 June 2019
Vision Australia is conducting a short survey of listeners who are blind, have low vision or who have a print disability about our radio services around the country. We want to understand what Vision Australia Radio brings to you, and get your feedback about programs and more.
25 June 2019
Love food? Enjoy cooking? If the answer to either of those is yes, you’ll love our new weekly food program, Food For Thought. Hosted by foodie Joy Nuske, who is blind, Food For Thought is a show for food lovers, featuring recipes, restaurant reviews, interviews and more from the culinary world. Food For Thought airs every Saturday night at 8pm Adelaide time, and 8:30pm in Perth and across Victoria.
20 June 2019
People who are blind or have low vision rely on audio media such as radio to access the news and information so readily available to sighted people. Owen Jones from Albury is one of these people, and for him and countless others in his position services such as Vision Australia Radio are crucial.