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iPhone screen displaying the Guide Dogs logo
30 November, 2015

New GPS app launched

People who are blind or vision impaired will no longer need to juggle two location apps to navigate their way around the city, thanks to the launch of the Guide Dogs NSW/ACT GPS app.

Finch lying on grass
25 November, 2015

Proud Puppy Raiser

Katrina Wicks won't be able to hide her excitement as she proudly wears her heart on her sleeve and cheers on two-year-old Finch at a very special graduation ceremony next month.

NSW Taxi Council Communications and Stakeholder Relations Manager Andrew McBride and Taxis Combined Marketing Executive Vito Giordano with Guide Dog puppy, Lucas.
18 November, 2015

Generous taxi drivers

NSW Taxi drivers raised funds to sponsor their second Guide Dog puppy, which will go on to help someone who is blind or vision impaired.

A puppy lying on top of gifts
16 November, 2015

Pawfect Christmas presents

Help Santa Paws deliver gifts to Guide Dog puppies this Christmas by purchasing a present that will assist a bouncy young Labrador in training.

Henry sits behind a desk, pats his dog Slick
12 November, 2015

Designer's generous donation

A beautifully constructed chair will help people who are blind or vision impaired thanks to industrial designer Henry Wilson.

A person walking with a Guide Dog, pictured from waist down
09 November, 2015

Newcastle office celebrates

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT's Newcastle branch is celebrating 25 years of assisting people who are blind or vision impaired to move around their environment safely and independently.

A puppy runs on grass, with red tinsel in the background
29 October, 2015

Lend a paw this Christmas

Fill your house with puppy love this festive season by volunteering to be a short-term carer for Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.

A close up shot of someone using a magnifier to read a bus timetable
20 October, 2015

Latest technologies at expo

To make it easier for people in regional areas to access the latest low vision technologies, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT in conjunction with Quantum RLV are running a series of free expos across Northern NSW, including Taree and Port Macquarie.

Image of a blindfold over a street scene. Image displays text: Could you get to work with your eyes closed.
12 October, 2015

International White Cane Day 2015

Could you get dressed in the morning, make breakfast, walk to the bus stop and get off at the right stop before heading to the office all with your eyes closed?