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Four participants of the exercise program, standing in a row, taking part in a balance exercise
05 May, 2015

Exercise program for seniors

With Australia's ageing population expected to face health challenges that could impact their independence, Guide Dogs NSW/ACT has launched a new, free exercise program to help seniors experiencing vision loss stay steady on their feet.

Poster with text 'It's time to end Guide Dog discrimination'
29 April, 2015

International Guide Dog Day 2015

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT launches a new advocacy and education campaign, 'It's time to end Guide Dog discrimination', on International Guide Dog Day 2015.

Tayla 'test driving' a Guide Dog for the first time
27 April, 2015

Guide Dog test drive in Armidale

Five individuals with vision impairment who currently use a long cane were able to 'test drive' a Guide Dog to help them understand the benefits and responsibilities of having a Guide Dog.

Model dog Gulliver being towed along a road
17 March, 2015

Big Dog delivers message to Central West

Gulliver the Big Guide Dog tours the Central West to remind local seniors to seek help early if failing sight is causing them problems getting around.

Michael Yapp, Centre for Eye Health Chief Staff Optometrist showing Guide Dogs NSW/ACT supporter Janis Salisbury the state-of-the art ophthalmic equipment her support has enabled the Centre to purchase.
11 March, 2015

New Glaucoma Clinic opens

A Sydney-based community funded eye health care centre is leading the way in providing innovative solutions to ensure seniors don't go blind unnecessarily.

ACT Shadow Disability Minister Andrew Wall having the unique experience of walking with a Guide Dog under blindfold
03 March, 2015

ACT Blindfold Challenge

The National Disability Service (NDS), with support from Guide Dogs NSW/ACT, is running the blindfold challenge to highlight how the right support services can enable people with a disability to live as independently as possible.

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.