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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?

Yousef uses his long cane while walking along a footpath
12 October, 2015

Blind refugee's new life

While the world's attention is focused on the Syrian refugee crisis, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is helping one refugee adjust to life in Australia after he was forced to flee his homeland when ISIS destroyed his village.

Stan having his eyes checked at the Macksville clinic
28 September, 2015

Maintain your independence with help from Guide Dogs

Macksville residents finding it difficult to watch TV or read the paper, or those who are losing their sight as a result of a disease such as Macular Degeneration or Glaucoma, are invited to attend a free Low Vision Clinic.

A sculpture of a dog jumping to catch a tennis ball
23 September, 2015

Artistic exhibition supports Guide Dogs

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city this October for a weekend of culture and contemplation at the annual Sculptures in the Garden exhibition in Mudgee.