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Happy Chinese New Year! It's the Year of the Dog and our puppies think that's pretty pawsome. Dog are loyal and honest, amiable and kind, cautious and prudent. Due to having a strong sense of loyalty and sincerity, dogs will do everything for the person they think is most important. Reckon that sounds like a Guide Dog.
When you choose to insure your pet with Guide Dogs Pet Insurance, you play a vital role in ensuring the ongoing breeding, training and placement of much needed Guide Dogs for Australians who have experienced vision loss.
Proceeds from every Guide Dogs Pet Insurance policy contribute to our funding.
The South Australian Electoral Commission is gearing up for the State Election and is implementing several initiatives to ensure greater accessibility for people who are blind or have low vision.
The SA Electoral Commissioner Mick Sherry said these services include print alternatives, electronic magnifiers, audio letters, large print letters and braille.
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.
Congratulations to Chelsea Bartlett who is the City of Adelaide’s Young Citizen of the Year for 2018.
Chelsea, who has low vision, has travelled into Guide Dogs SA/NT once a week for almost two years to volunteer and help the organisation in its mission to enhance the quality of life of people living with disability.
The award was presented today by the Right Honourable The Lord Mayor of Adelaide, Martin Haese at a ceremony at the Adelaide Town Hall, where the Citizen of the Year and the Community Event of the Year were also announced.
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.
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.
Cuteness alert! There will be no fashion “fur-paws” in sight as Guide Dogs Australia harnesses a fresh new uniform look for our iconic Guide Dogs.
Guide Dogs SA/NT CEO Aaron Chia said it was a significant step to unveil the new coats, which will be uniform across the country for the first time to make Guide Dogs-in-training more easily recognised when working. You will start seeing them out and about soon when the weather is much cooler.
It's the last few days of our 60th Year! We hope you have enjoyed our journey of photographs from years gone by throughout 2017.
As we wrap up the Diamond Jubilee, Guide Dogs SA/NT says thank you to everyone who makes up the Guide Dogs family - our early pioneers, supporters, donors, staff, volunteers, and of course our clients. You make us what we are.
We are proud of our history and tradition. Over the past 60 years we've been innovative and passionate about changing the lives of people living with sensory loss. We aim to continue that tradition well into the future.
To wrap up the diamond jubilee year here's a reminder of the 60 things you didn't know about Guide Dogs.
February 16th, 2018
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October 12th, 2017
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