Vision Australia is the leading provider of blindness and low vision services in Australia. We work in positive partnership with Australians who are blind or have low vision to help achieve the possibilities they choose in life.
We do this by developing practical solutions to everyday challenges. Striving together we create exciting lifetime possibilities by providing comprehensive training and easy access to the world's information.
We provide services to people at home, in our centres and in the community, from regional and metropolitan locations in NSW, the ACT, Queensland, the Northern Territory and Victoria.
We offer a range of services that can be tailored to a person's level of vision, supporting people who have some remaining sight to those who are blind.
Most services are free.
Our vision: Vision Australia is a living partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision. We are united by our passion that in the future people who are blind or have low vision will have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.
Our mission: Vision Australia will achieve this through creating a community partnership of knowledge, skills and expertise to enrich the participation in life of people who are blind or have low vision and their families. We will ensure that the community recognises their capabilities and contributions.
Our merger statement: Combining the skills and resources of five leading blindness organisations to create one national voice, Vision Australia is committed to delivering exceptional and efficient services that open up exciting possibilities for our community.
Vision Australia in numbers:
- 41,000+ clients.
- 1000 staff.
- 3700+ volunteers.
- Half our clients are 79 years of age or over.
- 64% of our clients are female.