Vision Australia Radio
Vision Extra 07 Jun 2021

Vision Extra 07 Jun 2021

July 7, 2021

This week Peter is talking to Bill Jolley who has just been made a life member of the World Blind Union

Vision Extra 30 Jun 2021

Vision Extra 30 Jun 2021

June 30, 2021

This week Peter talks to Vision Australia Radio Volunteer Announcer Mike Canon

Vision Extra 23 Jun 2021

Vision Extra 23 Jun 2021

June 23, 2021

This week Peter is talking to Queens Birthday Honour recipient Lorin Nicholson

Radiothon 2021:  Presenter profile - Jenny Irving

Radiothon 2021: Presenter profile - Jenny Irving

June 21, 2021

What you hear on Vision Australia Radio, an essential service for people living with a print disability, is made possible by around 600 volunteers across Australia. Volunteers like Jenny Irving who gives her time to presenting newspaper articles during the 'Morning Paper Round' and 'Saturday Morning News'. 

How can you support Vision Australia Radio? Donate now: www.varadio.org/VARdonate

Learn more about the podcast host, Ben Murphy: http://www.benmurphy.com.au/ 

Why Vision Australia Radio needs the support of community.

Why Vision Australia Radio needs the support of community.

June 21, 2021

In this short chat with Vision Australia Radio's 2021 Radiothon coordinator Jason Gipps, VA Radio presenter Mike Cannon asks why Vision Australia needs the support of community in keeping our essential service on-air, how much it costs to run our network of reading print handicap services and how individuals can make a tax deductible donation before June 30. 

Radiothon 2021:  Presenter profile - Michael Dunn

Radiothon 2021: Presenter profile - Michael Dunn

June 21, 2021

Meet the former school principal who's given 13 years of his time to making news accessible to people with a print disability. Vision Australia Radio Adelaide volunteer Michael Dunn speaks of his career, why he got involved with presenting news on our essential service and why he feels community support for what we do is a must.

Donate now: www.varadio.org/VARdonate

Learn more about the podcast host, Ben Murphy: http://www.benmurphy.com.au/ 

Radiothon 2021: Getting to Know Peter Stotzer & also why you should support VA Radio.

Radiothon 2021: Getting to Know Peter Stotzer & also why you should support VA Radio.

June 21, 2021

What you hear on Vision Australia Radio, an essential service for people living with a print disability, is made possible by around 600 volunteers across Australia. Volunteers like Peter Stotzer who is one of our wonderful Perth volunteer presenters who make the news accessible to people with a print disability.

Donate now: www.varadio.org/VARdonate

Learn more about the podcast host, Ben Murphy: http://www.benmurphy.com.au/ 

Leisure Link19 Jun 2021
Vision Extra 16 Jun 2021

Vision Extra 16 Jun 2021

June 16, 2021

This week Peter is talking to Nicola Stowe

Radiothon 2021: Getting to Know VA Radio presenter Erik Dober.

Radiothon 2021: Getting to Know VA Radio presenter Erik Dober.

June 16, 2021

What you hear on Vision Australia Radio, an essential service for people living with a print disability, is made possible by around 600 volunteers across Australia. Volunteers like Erik Dober who hosts the Sunday News program. Actor, entertainer and host, Ben Murphy, of the 'Ben Murphy Getting to Know' podcast recently caught up with Erik to learn more about his role at VA Radio, why he got involved and why community support for what we do is so important. http://www.varadio.org/VARdonate 

Radiothon 2021:  Getting to Know Marjie Courtis & why you should support VA Radio

Radiothon 2021: Getting to Know Marjie Courtis & why you should support VA Radio

June 16, 2021

What you hear on Vision Australia Radio, an essential service for people living with a print disability, is made possible by around 600 volunteers across Australia. Volunteers like Marjie Courtis who gives her time to present articles regularly on our National Press, Afternoon Live and travel radio programs. Actor, entertainer and host, Ben Murphy, of the 'Ben Murphy Getting to Know' podcast recently caught up with Marjie to learn more about her passions and why she feels community support for Vision Australia Radio is vital this Radiothon.

Donate now: www.varadio.org/VARdonate

Learn more about Ben Murphy: http://www.benmurphy.com.au/ 

Interview Highlight: Puppies in Parliament

Interview Highlight: Puppies in Parliament

June 11, 2021

In this interview highlight from “Focal Point”, Peter Greco discusses Puppies in Parliament  with Chris Edwards, Manager Government Relations & Advocacy at Vision Australia.

Under law, Seeing Eye Dogs are allowed to enter just about all public places in Australia. Despite this, Seeing Eye Dogs and their handlers are still regularly denied access to restaurants, taxis, cinemas, hotels and other places.

A delegation from Vision Australia Seeing Eye Dogs recently descended on Canberra, taking the issue of access rights for Seeing Eye Dogs and other dog guides directly to Federal Parliament.

More info:

Seeing Eye Dogs access rights

Interview Highlight: Dog Guide Handlers Australia

Interview Highlight: Dog Guide Handlers Australia

June 11, 2021

In this interview highlight from “Focal Point”, Peter Greco talks with Greg Madson from Dog Guide Handlers Australia (DGHA) about the upcoming Bi-Annual conference to be held online via Zoom on Saturday 19th June and Sunday 20th June 2021

DGHA is a national association which provides a voice for Australians who are blind or vision impaired, who use a dog guide. DGHA is an independent association of dog guide handlers, and is not affiliated with any dog guide school.

More info:

dgha@dgha.org.au

Dog Guide Handlers Australia

Vision Extra 09 Jun 2021

Vision Extra 09 Jun 2021

June 9, 2021

This week Peter is talking to Sadam Ahmed about the latest updates to Apple's Operating Systems

Radiothon 2021:  Presenter profile - Peter Greco.

Radiothon 2021: Presenter profile - Peter Greco.

June 8, 2021

Vision Australia Radio’s annual radiothon is on now. Help us continue to be an essential service for people with a print disability by donating now at www.varadio.org/VARdonate

In this interview, Stella Glorie interviews long time presenter Peter Greco on his years of involvement at our radio network and his connection to community. 

As a not for profit community radio network we rely heavily on community support to stay on-air. Help us secure our future. Visit varadio.org now and make a one off tax deductible donation. We’re hoping to raise $100,000 before June 30, we urge you to support Vision Australia Radio. Donate now, www.varadio.org/VARdonate 

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