We are pleased to announce that Karen Hayes, CEO of Guide Dogs Victoria, was last night elected as a member of the International Guide Dog Federation (IGDF) Board. The IGDF is the most significant peak body for Guide Dogs associations globally and this year, a number of IGDF Board Members retired and submissions for new […]
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Guide Dogs is thrilled to announce the launch of Audio Description (AD) technology across Australia’s public broadcast television networks, the ABC and SBS, effective 28 June 2020. After twenty five years of campaigning, people with blindness or low vision will finally be able to enjoy television with the help of AD verbal narrations describing onscreen […]
Today we celebrate International Guide Dog Day and the important role Guide Dogs play in supporting people all around the world with low vision or blindness to achieve their goals and live independently. This year’s International Guide Dog Day comes at a time when we couldn’t be more grateful to these life changing dogs. Times […]
Guide Dogs Australia has today been announced the Most Trusted Charity Brand as part of Australian Reader’s Digest “Most Trusted Brands 2020”. This is the 7th time we have been awarded this title since being added to the annual Reader’s Digest’s Trusted Brands survey in 2013. James Williams, Chair of Guide Dogs Australia said trust […]
Update 25.03.20: An important safety message for all Guide Dog Handlers using taxis and ride share services for travel Some important changes have been made to normal procedures for Guide Dog Handlers using taxis and ride share services such as Uber to further minimise risk during the COVID-19 pandemic. The most important change is that […]
Forget about the cat walk, all eyes will be on the “dog walk” as Guide Dogs Australia harnesses a fresh new uniform look for their iconic Guide Dogs.
Constant use of mobile devices is now part of everyday life, but alarming new statistics have revealed it’s a danger that impacts many Australians who are blind or vision impaired every time they leave the house.
Today Guide Dogs Australia has been announced as Australia’s Most Trusted Charity Brand, maintaining their exclusive hold on the title for a fifth consecutive year. The organisation received this honour as part of the annual Reader’s Digest’s Trusted Brands survey, which added the charity category in 2013.
The Australian Grand Prix Corporation is pleased to announce the iconic Guide Dogs Australia as the Official Charity for the 2017 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix.
People with vision loss are increasing their risk of trips, falls, isolation and depression, with a Guide Dogs Australia survey revealing that 50 per cent of respondents waited more than two years between diagnosis and seeking assistance from the organisation.
Guide Dogs Australia will be front and centre at the SCG on Saturday when the Sydney Swans host Port Adelaide.
Three months ago, Salma Abdo welcomed her second Guide Dog, Jacie, into her home and quickly developed 100 per cent trust in the beautiful blonde Labrador’s ability to assist her to safely and independently go wherever she wants.
Wendy’s Milk Bar have partnered with Guide Dogs Australia to celebrate National Hot Dog Day 2016!