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29 Apr

Discrimination leaves bad taste for people with Guide Dogs

New research commissioned by Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, reveals that each week one NSW or ACT resident who is blind or vision impaired with a Guide Dog, is discriminated against by a restaurant or cafe illegally refusing or questioning their entry. Read more →

06 Mar

Walking in the shoes of someone who is blind for NDIS

The National Disability Service (NDS), with support from Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, held a blindfold challenge, where politicians were blindfolded and guided through Canberra's CBD by a guide dog, to highlight how the right support services can enable people with a disability to live as independently as possible. Read more →

14 Oct

An untapped workforce

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is urging business owners to open their eyes to the benefits of employing someone who is blind or vision impaired. Read more →

30 Apr

New survey reveals Guide Dogs under attack from off-lead pet dogs

Dog owners urged to ‘Take the lead’ on International Guide Dog Day. Read more →

01 Apr

New website shines a light on vision loss

With the incidence of vision loss increasing, a new website, www.visionloss.com.au, was launched today to enable people affected to know how and where to access services as quickly as possible. Read more →

17 Feb

Guide Dogs 2014 Travel Awards now open

Following the successful launch of its travel awards for people who are blind or vision impaired last year, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is calling for applications for this inspirational competition set to run again in 2014. Read more →

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