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Highlights of International Guide Dog Day 2018

April 27th, 2018

Today we celebrated International Guide Dog Day with our annual Paws Parade, honouring the life-changing work that Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs perform for people living with disability. Read on to see some of the highlights or relive the fun!

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Guide Dogs SA/NT Paws Parade and Awards Ceremony

April 12th, 2018

We’ll be celebrating International Guide Dog Day on Friday 27 April with our annual Paws Parade, honouring the amazing Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs and Therapy Dogs who change the lives of people living with disability!

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Accessible voting information

March 17th, 2018

The Electoral Commission of SA has implemented a range of measures for accessible voting at the upcoming State Election on Saturday 17 March 2018.

 

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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.

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