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Jude shows walks through an obstacle course with his cane
14 October, 2016

Childcare blindfold challenge

Inspired by two-year-old Jude, who is vision impaired, a Lidcombe childcare centre invited Guide Dogs NSW/ACT to host a blindfold challenge to celebrate International White Cane Day.

A man walks up a spiral staircase using his white cane.
10 October, 2016

Don't Delay, Seek Help Today

A Guide Dogs Australia survey revealed that 50 per cent of respondents waited more than two years between diagnosis and seeking assistance. 

Tulip in her Guide Dog harness
10 October, 2016

Tulip blossoms into a Guide Dog

Thanks to the generosity of the Southern Highlands community, a beautiful blonde Labrador named Tulip has graduated as a Guide Dog.

Two young children holding long canes on board a ferry in Sydney Harbour
28 September, 2016

All aboard!

Children with vision loss explore Sydney Harbour by ferry.

A close up shot of a blonde Guide Dog in harness
16 September, 2016

Henty Field Days

Stop by the Guide Dogs stand to learn about our free services.

Margaret sitting on the grass with Guide Dog, Desiree
16 September, 2016

Margaret appointed PR Speaker

A Cromer woman, who affectionately refers to her Guide Dog as a member of the family, has been appointed as a PR Speaker.

A black Guide Dog in harness.
14 September, 2016

Community invited to Braidwood event

Guide Dogs NSW/ACT is inviting people living and working in the Southern Tablelands area to come together for a special presentation. 

Margaret sits on grass beside her Guide Dog Desiree
13 September, 2016

You did this!

Thanks to you, more Australians are safer, more independent and living their lives to the fullest.