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We create, develop and support sporting and recreational activities for people who are blind or vision impaired.

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Dancing Queen

In Episode 3 of our ‘Inspiring Insights’ series, we asked Wanda Egerton from Square Dancing to chat with us about her experiences. Thank-you Wanda for sharing your story!  Background I am 62 years of age. My eye condition is retinopathy of prematurity. I was born 13 weeks premature and growing up my vision was limited […]

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Meet Maree – she’ll bowl you over!

In Episode 2 of our ‘Inspiring Insights’ series, we asked Maree Fenech about her story and experiences playing in the vision impaired lawn bowls state and national team. Maree enlightened us on what motivates her each day and her great achievements in the sport to date.  Well done Maree.   Background I am 71 years […]

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Meet Jonathan Goerlach – Paratriathlete

Visually and hearing impaired Paratriathlete Jonathan Goerlach, suffers from Usher Syndrome Type II, meaning he has moderate hearing loss, no peripheral vision, is night-blind and has only tunnel vision. But having discovered a passion for Paratriathlon, he’s also discovered a passion for winning. And with the Paralympics firmly in his sights, he’s working hard to […]

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Blind Tennis Players Compete in Tournament in Spain

5 blind and vision impaired athletes returned home in May from Alicante, Spain having competed in the 1st international blind tennis tournament. Thanks to the generosity of many individual and organisations such as Tennis Australia, Tennis Victoria, UFS Pharmacies, Primary Club and Vision Australia, the Australian tennis players made history as the first Australian team […]