Vision disorders


29 Jan 2020

This report evaluates the design and development of a prototype Peer Support Platform that aimed to address the information, linkages and capacity (ILC) building needs of people with low vision and blindness.


15 Oct 2018

This report documents the findings from a recent study of the road safety experiences of people who are blind or have low vision. It outlines a range of recommendations to enhance road safety for blind or low vision pedestrians. It is likely that these same...


A practical guide for librarians
27 Aug 2018

Libraries play a key role in facilitating access to reading material for people who are blind or visually impaired. This guide was conceived to enable staff in libraries of all types to take practical steps to start using the Marrakesh Treaty, and to make full...


22 May 2018

Audio description technology enables people who are blind or vision impaired to enjoy screen content through narration of the action and visuals, providing context for audible sounds and dialogue. The Australian government has released this report to enable greater public discussion and engagement with interested...


13 Oct 2016

The National Eye Health Survey (NEHS) is the first national survey to determine the prevalence and major causes of vision impairment and blindness in Australia - prepared by the Centre for Eye Research Australia and Vision 2020 Australia.

The NEHS was conducted by investigators...


15 May 2016

The evaluation focused on support provided by MFAT over 2006 to 2015, and also considered support provided by other donors and development partners, as well as visual impairment activities led by Pacific governments.

Discussion paper

26 Nov 2009

Submissions are invited on potential improvements to audio description and captioning levels in Australia for free-to-air and subscription television, DVDs, films in cinemas and audio-visual content on the internet.

This discussion report is intended to summarise approaches under consideration by the Australian Government and...



This report was commissioned by the Blind Foundation to analyse the economic impact of improved access to employment for people with disabilities (PWD) in New Zealand. Two scenarios were considered:

Scenario 1 models the impact of increasing employment among PWD to show what might...



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