Advocate: Accessible Information and the NDIS

October 20, 2017

Vision Australia was one of a number of sector organisations to lobby the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency) to ensure it lived up to its promise to make information available in accessible formats. The agency has recently announced that plans are now available in braille, audio, large print and electronic formats.

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Inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 ACT election.

October 2, 2017

Vision Australia was recently invited to speak to the ACT Legislative Assembly Select Committee inquiry into the conduct of the 2016 ACT election. The kiosks provided for people who are blind or have low vision to vote at the election compromised people's voting privacy. 

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Advocate podcast: Public hearing on school to work transition

September 25, 2017

In the latest Advocate podcast, we talk about our reommendations to the Committee for Education, Employment and Training at the recent public hearing into school to work transiton. 

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Intro to the NDIS Webinar

September 22, 2017
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Advocate podcast: Building Stronger Futures program

August 14, 2017

In the latest Advocate podcast, we talk about our new Building Stronger Futures employment program which will support young people living with blindness or low vision to become job-ready. 

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Advocate podcast: The NDIS August 2017

August 3, 2017

In the latest Advocate podcast, we talk about the latest areas to open up to the NDIS and a series of new resources we’re preparing to support people make the most of their participant plan.

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Dress with Style Webinar

July 13, 2017

Join our ‘Dress with Style’ webinar!

Join Vision Australia’s fashionistas for a discussion on dressing in style when you are blind or have low vision.

 

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Reader Recommended from Vision Australia’s library

July 6, 2017

Frances Keyland presents Reader Recommended - A Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Attwood. Published almost 20 years ago it is back on the best seller list ahead of the upcoming mini-series. The novel tells a powerful story set against a dystopian future that many say is not too far away. 

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Advocate podcast: Public sector employment

July 3, 2017

The employment rate of people with disability in the Australian Public Sector has been in steady decline since the late 1990’s. In the latest Advocate podcast we discuss our plans for lobbying government to improve this situation.

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