Radio news

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.
03 September 2021
On Sunday May 10, Vision Australia Radio was proud to present this special broadcast for the Mother’s Day Classic (MDC) Virtual 2020 event.
29 April 2021
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.
08 May 2020
Are you on the NDIS National Disability Insurance Scheme? You may benefit from new support around low cost assistive technology & fitness equipment.
08 May 2020
As a community broadcasting service for the blind, low vision and print disabled communities, we are committed to continuing to provide access to information and our specialised programming across the VAR network in line with the strict guidelines outlined by the authorities to minimise the impact of the virus on our volunteers and staff.
30 April 2020
Harriet Smith, a food blogger dedicated to blind members of the community who love to cook and wish to grow their skills, recently shared the motivation behind the blog and why she is passionate about the cause.
24 April 2020
The Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic (MDC), Australia’s largest breast cancer fundraiser, is excited to announce a new collaboration with Vision Australia Radio (VAR) as our digital community broadcaster to celebrate this iconic event on Mother’s Day.