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Vision Australia

Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. They are a not-for-profit organisation who work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help achieve the possibilities they choose in life.

They support more than 25,500 people of all ages, life stages and circumstances through 35 Vision Australia centres in VIC, NSW, ACT, QLD, SA and WA and through outreach programs in the NT and TAS.

Mission

To support people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose.

How Vision Australia can help

You can turn to Vision Australia for help with everything involved with adjusting to vision loss, including:

  • understanding your eye condition and how to make the most of your existing vision
  • ideas, strategies and support by connecting with people who have similar experiences
  • learning different ways to do daily tasks at home
  • getting out and about confidently, including catching public transport
  • reading in handy formats such as audio books
  • continuing to enjoy entertainment including television and live performances through audio description.

Information / help line

  • Call 1300 84 74 66 for help, Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm AEST

Programs, apps and tools

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Vision Australia.

Last reviewed: August 2020

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