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Close up shot of Labrador puppy being cuddled by a woman
27 July, 2015

Puppy Raisers needed

As five Guide Dogs graduated from training earlier this month to begin their important role in enhancing the independence of a person who is blind or vision Impaired, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is searching for more Puppy Raisers.

A Sydney Trains staff teaching a child with vision impairment about the features of the train
24 July, 2015

Training on trains

A Guide Dogs NSW/ACT school holiday program aimed at giving children with vision impairment the skills to safely catch public transport had youngsters getting on-board Sydney trains this month.

Sandra Capper's painting of a fruit bowl
03 July, 2015

Mudgee Field Days

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is attending the Mudgee Small Farm Field Days to raise awareness of, and funds for, its free local services.

James and his Guide Dog, Brogan, pictured inside the airport
18 June, 2015

Brogan touches down

Today at Sydney Airport, NSW businessman James Bennett, who is blind, and his Guide Dog Brogan will be touching down from their 200th domestic flight together.

Travis with another volunteer, Scott, pictured at the Guide Dogs Centre. Behind them is Gulliver, a model Guide Dog.
12 June, 2015

Story of a volunteer

For more than 7 years Travis Evans has been involved in donating and volunteering with Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.

Stride Out Safe and Steady flyer
21 May, 2015

Stride Out Safe and Steady 2015

Stride Out Safe and Steady addresses risks of falls and alleviate associated confusion with confidence building for seniors with vision impairment.

Four participants of the exercise program, standing in a row, taking part in a balance exercise
05 May, 2015

Exercise program for seniors

With Australia's ageing population expected to face health challenges that could impact their independence, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT has launched a new, free exercise program to help seniors experiencing vision loss stay steady on their feet.

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