Radio news

11 June 2021
Mental health is the topic of episode three of Vision Australia Radio’s podcast Nothing’s off Limits. Speaking to hosts Polly Goodwin and Tess Herbert, Courtney said many people with a vision condition or disability carry their grief with them every day.
18 May 2021
The Vision Australia Feelix Library is participating in the annual National Simultaneous Storytime, May 19, a colourful, vibrant and fun event which aims to promote the value of reading and literacy using an Australian children's book.
11 June 2021
Episode two of Vision Australia’s Nothing’s Off Limits podcast delves into the fascinating world of communicating well, finding confidence and getting around safely for someone with a vision condition.
11 June 2021
Melbourne based bodybuilder Jason Whiter and American Paralympian Tyler Merren speak to the Nothing’s Off Limits podcast about maintaining their fitness.
30 April 2021
It was a special edition of Talking Vision last week, as April 28 was International Guide Dog Day. To celebrate the day we had a pair of young dog guide owners on the show to talk about how their dogs have changed their lives for the better, opening up new possibilities for their mobility and independence.
29 April 2021
People with disability can contact the Disability Gateway to get free, fact-checked and private information and advice about COVID-19.
14 April 2021
At no time in recent history has the power to communicate by voice, been more important. With International and National borders closed to travel, our ability to remain connected has relied even more heavily on long distant communication like video or telephone calls.

But let’s stop for a moment to think - how would this be possible without the magic of the human voice? This is the challenge faced every day by people living with chronic Dysphonia. Simply put – the term ‘dysphonia’ means ‘difficulty making voice sounds’ .
19 April 2021
Alongside the launch of new program guides across the Vision Australia Radio (VAR) Network on Monday April 12, we’re also pleased to announce that we have recently upgraded our online streaming services and now have eight VAR stations streaming online – Albury, Adelaide, Bendigo, Darwin, Geelong, Melbourne, Perth and Shepparton.
19 April 2021
From Monday April 12, Vision Australia Radio (VAR) is launching revised on-air program guides across the VAR network. Many of your favourite programs are returning alongside some new local and national shows to continue to keep you informed and entertained.
04 March 2021
After almost six years Vision Australia Radio’s flagship program Talking Vision is set to have a new voice bringing the latest from the blind and low vision community to listeners.