Emma Bartley is the newest member of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT's 80-strong team of Orientation & Mobility Instructors.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Residents living in southern NSW having trouble getting around due to vision loss, or those who know someone who is, are invited to drop by the Guide Dogs NSW/ACT stand at the Henty Field Days from September 22 to 24.
Pedestrians not paying attention to the world around them and often looking at their mobile phones have been blamed for the increase in destruction of long canes used by people who are blind or vision impaired.
Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is applauding the efforts of Far South Coast Local Area Command police who fined a Batemans Bay business for refusing to serve a customer with a Guide Dog over the weekend.
Aboriginal Elder Aunty Mary Hooker is visiting towns in Outback NSW to share her vision loss story and encourage other Indigenous people to take care of their health, as part of a series of workshops run by Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.