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Top dogs in business to go on a blind date for Guide Dogs

March 12th, 2018

Some of Adelaide’s top dogs in business are going on a blind date this month – for a good cause.

Fifteen visionary business men and women will put on blindfolds to go about their business for one day in March to help raise funds for Guide Dogs SA/NT.

As well, Boss’ Blind Date will help raise awareness of the challenges faced by people with vision loss and ways that workplaces can lead the way in accessibility.

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Find out how Guide Dogs SA/NT NDIS team can help you

March 9th, 2018

If you or a loved one has a vision or hearing loss or a young child with autism, the friendly staff at Guide Dogs SA/NT are ready to join you on the National Disability Insurance Scheme journey. Our NDIS savvy team understands the system and the opportunities.

We're at some Expos in February and March so you can meet us and chat about your needs. The free community information expos are open for people with disability, family and disability support workers as well as people working in the disability sector.

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Navigating the transport system

January 29th, 2018

Navigating the transport system can present challenges for people who are blind or have low vision. Our Vision Services team at Guide Dogs SA/NT work with government, local councils and large corporations to provide expert advice on access issues.

Find out more about a field trip with the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.

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Glamour session for life skills

January 24th, 2018

The eyes have it! Looking your best and caring for yourself is important to any young woman.

However, vision loss brings challenges in choosing the right clothes and colours, applying a touch of makeup and caring for yourself.

A group of young female clients making the transition from school to tertiary study or other life journeys got together at Guide Dogs SA/NT recently to have a glamour session.

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Thank you to our volunteers

December 13th, 2017

Guide Dogs SA/NT was thrilled to join so many of our amazing volunteers at the Christmas celebration at the Arkaba Hotel, to say a heartfelt thanks for their passion and choosing our organisation to give the wonderful gift of their time.

See our gallery of photos.

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Recognising volunteer milestones

December 13th, 2017

The volunteer Christmas celebration recognised our volunteers who have reached five, 10 and 15 years’ service and two new Honorary Life Members.

Guide Dogs SA/NT is touched that these wonderful volunteers have supported our organisation for such a significant time.

See our gallery of photos

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Thank you to our Puppy Raisers

December 13th, 2017

The volunteer Christmas celebration also recognised our Puppy Raisers who have completed the journey for a puppy now going onto the next stage of their training or a career change.

See our gallery of photos

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

December 6th, 2017

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Guide Dogs SA/NT with our Music Appreciation, Transition and Carers groups getting together today for a festive sing-along.

A big thank you to the Little Para Singers for the beautiful music and crowd favourites such as Australian Jingle Bells, Little Drummer Boy and Away in a Manager.

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Magic of pageant alive for all

November 19th, 2017

Santa has made it to Adelaide via the Credit Union Christmas Pageant to start the Festive Season!

And the magic, atmosphere, colour and spectacle were all accessible to our special Guide Dogs SA/NT and Royal Society for the Blind guests this morning in Wakefield Street where the pageant was audio described by Access2Arts.

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