Vision Australia Dinner Dance


It is finally here…our biggest fundraising event of the year.

Kiama Friends of Vision Australia annually organise this amazing event which includes great food, music, dancing, games and much more.

Cost:  $35 per person
Location:  Kiama Masonic Lodge Hall, Collins Street Kiama
When:  Saturday 27/8 @ 6:30pm
Ready to book: phone Col on 0402800679

We welcome your questions and donations towards this event, for more information please telephone: 42204326 or email Alex Collins, Regional Manager Vision Australia Wollongong:

Vision Australia | Moving

After eight years in Fairy Meadow Vision Australia are moving to the ‘Heart of the Gong’  on 2/106 Market Street.

The last day at the Fairy Meadow site will be Thursday March 3 and our office will be closed on Friday 4/3 as we set up the new facility.

We look forward to welcoming everyone on Monday March 7 from 9 am onwards.

Volunteer Position | Computer Training Assistant

Are you conversant with technology and have the capacity to share this information with people who are blind or have low vision?

Then you may be the volunteer we are looking for at Vision Australia Wollongong.

We require a volunteer to assist interested Clients master the use of information technology, in particular touch screen Apple and Android devices. You must have a passion for training, excellent computer skills and have the ability to share this information in a professional, patient and diligent manner with people who are blind or have low vision.

Full training will be provided. If you are interested please contact Sally Thompson on 4220 4300 or email

Position Vacant

Regional Practice Leader

‘Be part of a new clinical supervision structure’

  • Leading Not For Profit Organisation
  • Scope and autonomy to influence in a new position – 3 year contract
  • Generous Salary Packaging & Benefits

For full PD, please go to:

Vision Australia | Fundraiser

Vision  Aust 1 Vision  Aust 2 Vision AustVision Australia is running its Xmas fundraising by selling these lovely calendars and diaries (pictures below), in extra large print and high contrast.

You can choose from Artwork to lovely Seeing Eye dog puppies and blank, each of these are only $12, except for diary which is $22 – they make a very special gift for any occasion.

Would you consider placing five of these (either calendar or diary) at your reception area and gathering funds in the supplied money box?

I am only too happy to deliver them to your office and thank you very much in advance for your participation!

Alex Collins | Regional Manager/Illawarra

Ph:  (02) 4220 4326/x212326

Mob:  0407 544 345


Position Vacant | Paediatric Occupational Therapist

Locum position (September – March 31, 2016)

  • Full time 37.6 hours per week or Part Time/Job Share depending on experience
  • Based in Wollongong
  • Nationally recognised Not For Profit Organisation with excellent employment conditions including generous salary packaging benefits.

Vision Australia provides services to people of all ages (and carers and families) to assist them to live the life they choose.

An exciting opportunity awaits an experienced Occupational Therapist to join our team in Fairy Meadow (Wollongong). This role covers children services in a full time or job sharing capacity.

The successful applicant will be required to possess the following qualification and registration

  • Approved qualifications in Occupational Therapy as recognised by the Australian Association of Occupational Therapists
  • Current registration with Australia Health Practitioners Regulatory agency.

The successful applicant will also have strong service delivery expertise and will be able to demonstrate a high level of communication, organisational and planning skills, a person-centred approach, and have an understanding of issues relating to low vision and blindness.

In your application you should address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description. You should also consider and be able to demonstrate our organisational values which are central to our organisational culture.

Closing Date for applications | August 14, 2015 at 5 pm

Contact person | Alex Collins

Regional Manager Illawarra

Vision Australia Wollongong

P |  02 42204326/Int:  212326

Email |

Vision Australia supports people who are blind or have low vision to live the life they choose. We welcome applications from candidates who are blind or have low vision.

Vision Australia: a career that makes a difference!