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Five Labrador puppies sitting in a row on grass
27 February, 2015

Puppy Raisers needed

If you live in Sydney and are looking for a unique volunteering opportunity, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT urgently needs to find caring homes for 40 Guide Dog puppies-to-be.

Dog Paddlers team
27 February, 2015

Doggies defend title

Seventy-one-year-old Cremorne resident and well-known North Shore businessman Bruce is proof that losing your sight doesn't have to stop you from living the life you want.

Still shot from WIN TV news footage of Jeremy walking with a Guide Dog
18 February, 2015

Children with vision loss test drive a Guide Dog

Seven-year-old Jeremy was among a number of children who are blind or vision impaired who experienced walking with a Guide Dog for the first time, at a camp in Wollongong on the weekend.

Competition winners Cindy and Aaron meet the puppies named after their entries, Phil and Heidi
17 February, 2015

Puppy Love competition winners

The winners of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT's Valentine's Day 'Puppy Love' puppy naming competition enjoyed the ultimate Valentine's Day gift, meeting the two Guide Dog puppies named after their winning entries, 'Phil' and 'Heidi' respectively.

Tulip the puppy sitting on lawn
04 February, 2015

Tulip blossoms

At just three months of age, a golden Labrador puppy named Tulip (pictured) has begun her journey to become a Guide Dog, thanks to the generosity of visitors attending last year's Tulip Time festival in the Southern Highlands.

Members of Central Coast Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Volunteer Support Group
29 January, 2015

Volunteers needed in Central Coast

The Central Coast Guide Dogs NSW/ACT Volunteer Support Group is urgently seeking volunteers to help with their local fundraising activities.

iVote website screenshot
12 January, 2015

Accessible Voting

The iVote® system will be offered as an alternate voting option to enable people who may have difficulty casting a vote at a polling place or voting independently.

James in the Grandstand commentary box with Drew Morphett and Jim Maxwell.
06 January, 2015

Accessible Test Cricket

Marathon blind swimmer James Pittar is the first blind person to call and describe test match cricket nationally.