Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Here at Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, we sat down with our Technology and Access Manager, Jodi Martin, to talk about why this day is important and some of the exciting ways we are assisting clients to access technology.
One in two Guide Dog handlers across Australia report they have been discriminately refused entry to a public place or service because of their Guide Dog in the past two years – some more than ten times. This is according to a new client survey by Guide Dogs Australia in the lead up to International Guide Dog Day (24 April).
Give one of our loveable puppies a unique Sydney Royal Easter Show name by entering our “Name our Sydney Royal Easter Show Puppies” competition!
Every day, an Australian family learns someone they know, or love is losing their sight. According to the latest statistics from a Centre for Eye Health report, by 2020, over half a million Australians will be living with sight loss.
Five up-and-coming Guide Dogs were presented with their very first harness at a special Guide Dog NSW/ACT ceremony in Wollongong.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is calling on locals in Wollongong, Kiama, Berry and Nowra to play an invaluable role in preparing a Guide Dog puppy it for its career as a life-changing Guide Dog,
How does someone who is blind or vision impaired enjoy the sensory overload and visual spectacular that is the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras?
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is excited to be involved in a pilot of a canine support program in the ACT Magistrates Court.
Michele won the top title for her tournament in the 2018 Blind Golf World Championships in Rome.
New research from two different surveys has revealed an over-eager Australian public misunderstand how to best assist people who are blind or who have sight loss, in the lead up to International White Cane Day on 15 October.