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15 Oct

Shared Spaces must be safe

October 15 marks White Cane Safety Day, a day to raise public awareness about safety and independence for persons living with blindness and partial sight.  Read more →

19 Sep

Next Generation of Banknotes: $10 Enters General Circulation

The new $10 banknote enters general circulation tomorrow, and follows the release of the new $5 banknote last year. Read more →

27 Jul

CBA to become our most disability-friendly bank, unless you’re blind

While Blind Citizens Australia congratulates the Commonwealth Bank of Australia on making its facilities more accessible for people with disability, the bank still has 75,000 devices in retail outlets that are not accessible to people who are blind or vision impaired. Read more →

06 Jul

Call to raise vital funds for medical eye research

Every year in Australia, more than 1,600 children are diagnosed with significant vision impairment – an average of four children a day whose lives will change forever. Read more →

26 Apr

Guide Dogs taking the lead to improve accommodation access for vision impaired

To mark International Guide Dog Day, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT has launched an education campaign to improve guide dog access rights. Read more →

07 Apr

Australian government announces new television audio description working group

The Australian Government has set up a working group to expand audio description services in a move welcomed by the blindness and low vision sector.  Read more →

16 Feb

CERA looks to the promise of driverless vehicles

The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has revealed it is looking to collaborate with companies, industry, and peak bodies in the development of autonomous vehicle systems. Read more →

07 Mar

Beat Invisible Glaucoma – It’s B.I.G.

A new campaign launched today – Beat Invisible Glaucoma - is calling on Australians to fight the disease which is the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness. Read more →

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