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Charity merger set to strengthen advocacy for blind and low vision people

Luke Michael, Thursday, 4th April 2019 -  Two blindness and low vision charities are joining forces to form a single peak body for service providers working in the sector.      The boards of the Australian Blindness Forum

Blind Woman Sues ABC for Discrimination

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 7th July 2015 -  A blind woman in NSW is suing the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for failing to provide audio description as part of its regular TV programming. Suzanne Hudson from coastal…

Campaign for equal access to ABC TV

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 4th October 2012 -  Australian blindness and consumer organisations have launched a national campaign to keep an 'audio description' service currently being trialled on ABC TV. And the Not…

New Directions for Vision Australia as CEO Resigns

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 23rd May 2012 -  The long time Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Vision Australia, Gerard Menses has resigned in an environment of major fundraising reform in the sector. The Chairman of the Vision…

Blind Group Claims Foxtel IQ Service is “Discriminatory”

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 15th December 2011 -  Peak national consumer body, Blind Citizens Australia, says cable TV supplier Foxtel’s current subscribers who are blind or vision impaired are receiving a second class…
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