Vision Australia Kooyong, Victoria
Vision Australia is a leading national provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help them achieve the possibilities they choose in life. Vision Australia is a not-for-profit organisation with client numbers of 50,000 and we are also a major participant and partner in the international blindness community. We provide services and support for clients through 28 Vision Australia centres in NSW, ACT, Queensland and Victoria. Clinics are also held in 29 other locations and there are outreach services to the Northern Territory and Tasmania.
- 454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria 3144
- +61 1300 847 466
By appointment only.
454 Glenferrie Road Kooyong Victoria
The Vision Australia Heritage collection consists of materials created, produced by or awarded to Vision Australia or its historical organisations that document that history of blindness organisations from the 1860's and their impact upon individuals. It has over 10,000 items including photographs, annual reports, tactile art, building plans and programs.
This unique collection contains materials that provide a significant interpretation of changing social attitudes, items created or used by blind or vision impaired individuals, as well as rare pieces that are the only known examples of this type within Australia.
1 items with video
Video recording - 7News Brisbane - 50 Dog Years
Vision Australia, Kooyong
1 wmv file
Report on the need for more Seeing Eye Dog sponsors upon the anniversary of 50 years of seeing eye dogs in Australia. It includes interviews with Jacky Tupangaia, Nick Gleeson and Gerard Menses. With an estimated 600,000 vision impaired people by 2020, the target of 5000 new puppy sponsors are required to help Vision Australia meet demand.