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Interview Highlights: Audio Description hits Aussie TV

Interview Highlights: Audio Description hits Aussie TV

July 22, 2020

In this interview highlight, Stella discusses the introduction of audio description on Australian TV (SBS and ABC) and how TV audiences can access the content. We also hear what our own Vision Australia audio description team are doing to make the programme guide more accessible for people who are blind, have low vision or a print disability. This conversation was originally aired on Talking Vision 16 July 2020. Click here to listen to the full episode. 

Vision Extra 22 Jul 2020
Seeing Eye Dogs Show 20th July 2020
Behind the Scenes 20th July 2020
Food for Thought 18th July 2020
Hear This 17th July 2020
Cover to Cover 17th July 2020
Planes Trains & Automobiles 15th July 2020
Heard It Through The Grapevine 13th July 2020
Interview Highlights: Paulette’s Seeing Eye Dog Journey

Interview Highlights: Paulette’s Seeing Eye Dog Journey

July 20, 2020

In this interview highlight, just days out from the Seeing Eye Dogs Puppy Games (originally aired on Vision Australia Radio program Leisure Link), Peter Greco interviews Paulette to learn about her pairing with a Seeing Eye Dog and why she came to the conclusion that this was a good fit for her needs. 

The Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs Puppy Games is to be held on the 23rd of July. On the day of the event, Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs pups-in-training and their trainers will go head-to-head (and tail-to-tail) to showcase their elite skills in the first-ever Seeing Eye Dogs Puppy Games. Register to watch The Puppy Games.

The Puppy Games is a proud partner of the Petbarn Foundation's Seeing Eye Dogs Appeal, which aims to raise $500,000 to help breed, train and care for at least 10 Seeing Eye Dogs throughout July.

Is your dog the next National Chompion? Enter our competition to win big!

Leisure Link 18 Jul 2020
Interview Highlights: Puppy Carer Mary speaks to Peter on Focal Point.

Interview Highlights: Puppy Carer Mary speaks to Peter on Focal Point.

July 16, 2020

In this interview highlight which was originally aired on Vision Australia Radio program Focal Point, Peter Greco interviews Mary to learn what its like to be a SED puppy carer and to preview the upcoming Puppy Games event on July 23rd.

On the day of the event, Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs pups-in-training and their trainers will go head-to-head (and tail-to-tail) to showcase their elite skills in the first-ever Seeing Eye Dogs Puppy Games. Register to watch The Puppy Games.

The Puppy Games is a proud partner of the Petbarn Foundation's Seeing Eye Dogs Appeal, which aims to raise $500,000 to help breed, train and care for at least 10 Seeing Eye Dogs throughout July.

Is your dog the next National Chompion? Enter our competition to win big!

Interview Highlights: Sweet Like Chocolate - Harriet’s Blind Kitchen, July 2020

Interview Highlights: Sweet Like Chocolate - Harriet’s Blind Kitchen, July 2020

July 16, 2020

In this interview highlight, Food For Thought presenter Joy Nuske interviews food blogger Harriet Smith who runs a website dedicated to foodies who are blind. Harriet is based in the UK and this month discusses her experience travelling with TravelEyes, a company that assists people who are blind in travelling alongside sighted travelers. Harriet shares this positive experience and also her chocolate adventures whilst Joy and Jason discuss some of their own chocolate favorites. 

Food For Thought is a weekly radio program on Vision Australia Radio that shines the spotlight on accessibility in home kitchens. You can learn more about the program via the following link: http://varadio.org/foodforthought and find the air times for the program via this link: http://varadio.org/programs 

Visit Harriet's website here and get cooking: https://harrietsblindkitchen.home.blog/

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