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13 Mar 2018
Recently, the Victorian Government released the Victorian economic participation plan for people with disability 2018-2020. Included in the plan is the commitment to develop a Victorian public service employment action plan that will include the first ever disability employment target of 6% by 2020, increasing to 12% by 2025.
08 Mar 2018
One of Vision Australia's biggest annual fundraisers just got twice as big. The Vision Australia Bendigo Easter Egg Hunt, a much loved family event held in conjunction with the Bendigo Easter Festival for the past 15 years, is normally held on Good Friday.
08 Mar 2018
Access to specialist blindness and low vision support services is set to be made easier for Toowoomba residents, with Vision Australia set to expand its presence in the region.
08 Mar 2018
The Illawarra's blind and low vision community is set to be better supported, with Vision Australia increasing its presence in the region.
08 Mar 2018
Children who are blind or have low vision can face challenges when it comes to developing communication and other social skills alongside their peers, which makes the work of Vision Australia's paediatric service providers extremely important.
08 Mar 2018
Vision Australia is best known for its services to the blind and low vision community, but its access appraisal team is available to help to design and construct buildings that are accessible to people with disabilities of all kinds.
08 Mar 2018
Ba Huynh Pham's vision loss ended his career as a dentist, but with support from Vision Australia, he's channelling his energy and creativity into his family and community.
06 Mar 2018
Voters who are blind or have low vision will for the first time be able to vote unassisted at next month's South Australian state election. The Electoral Commission of South Australia is offering VoteAssist, a service enabling South Australians who are blind or have low vision to vote independently, for the first time through the use of special computer software.
06 Mar 2018
Leading blindness and low vision service provider Vision Australia is urging people to use Orthoptics Awareness Week (OAW) 2018 as an opportunity to find out all the ways an orthoptist can support those living with vision loss.
02 Mar 2018
People who are blind or have low vision face many barriers towards finding and maintaining employment. Removing those barriers is a key aim of Vision Australia's Advocacy team, who are using real life stories to illustrate that people who are blind or have low vision are more than capable of being effective and committed employees.