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From the Collection of Vision Australia 454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria

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Object Registration
KOO 354
association for the blind
Historical information
Plaques recognising the funds donated by AFB supporters as part of the Vision Victoria Appeal, that helped build the Vision Resource Centre at Kooyong 1987-1989. The need for services for people with low vision was recognised by the AFB, who undertook to provide a range of services including diagnosis of low vision, advisors on how people with low vision could best utilise their existing sight, and objects designed to assist in everyday living. Initially operating out of a flat facing Glenferrie Road, which the Association had purchased, the growing demand demonstrated that a larger dedicated area was required. Thus began the project to develop a Low Vision Clinic on the land previously occupied by flats eventually purchased by the Association.
When Made
Inscriptions & Markings
In recognition of the assistance given the to the Low Vision Clinic by the many generous friends of the Association for the Blind

The Association for the Blind acknowledges with appreciation the contribution made to the Low Vision Clinic by the following major donors:
The Victorian Government
Springfield Auxiliary
Kooyong Fair Committee
Mr Claude Kingston O.B.E.
Mr A.T. Marriott
Mr W. P. Fleming
Mr A.J. Jennings-Smith
H. and L. Hecht Trust
Collier Trust
William Buckland Foundation
Last updated
3 Mar 2020 at 4:59PM