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A participant climbing up a narrow wooden ladder to a tower of tyres.
18 October, 2016

Mastering a tough obstacle challenge

Participants tackled various physical challenges along an army-style track called ‘Challenge Valley’ as part of Mobility Day.

Jude shows walks through an obstacle course with his cane
14 October, 2016

Childcare blindfold challenge

Inspired by two-year-old Jude, who is vision impaired, a Lidcombe childcare centre invited Guide Dogs NSW/ACT to host a blindfold challenge to celebrate International White Cane Day.

Tulip in her Guide Dog harness
10 October, 2016

Tulip blossoms into a Guide Dog

Thanks to the generosity of the Southern Highlands community, a beautiful blonde Labrador named Tulip has graduated as a Guide Dog.

A man walks up a spiral staircase using his white cane.
10 October, 2016

Don't Delay, Seek Help Today

A Guide Dogs Australia survey revealed that 50 per cent of respondents waited more than two years between diagnosis and seeking assistance. 

Two young children holding long canes on board a ferry in Sydney Harbour
28 September, 2016

All aboard!

Children with vision loss explore Sydney Harbour by ferry.

Margaret sitting on the grass with Guide Dog, Desiree
16 September, 2016

Margaret appointed PR Speaker

A Cromer woman, who affectionately refers to her Guide Dog as a member of the family, has been appointed as a PR Speaker.

A close up shot of a blonde Guide Dog in harness
16 September, 2016

Henty Field Days

Stop by the Guide Dogs stand to learn about our free services.