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Our Patrons

November 30th, 2017

Throwback Thursday celebrating Guide Dogs SA/NT 60th anniversary. From the early days of Guide Dogs SA/NT we have been proud to have had the Governor of SA and the Chief Administrator of the NT as our Patrons and appreciate the incredibly proactive support from the respective incumbents throughout the years.

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Our Expanding World

November 23rd, 2017

Throwback Thursday celebrating Guide Dogs SA/NT 60th anniversary. The overwhelming benefit of a Guide Dog is the freedom it affords a person who has vision loss, enabling them to enjoy many experiences that would otherwise be difficult or impossible. Today we trumpet a strange but true story about a woman, a Guide Dog, the beach and a rather large problem.

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Two new Honorary Life Member awards

November 23rd, 2017

Volunteers Sue Greaves and Lesley Cusworth were bestowed Honorary Life Members’ awards at the recent Guide Dogs SA/NT Annual General Meeting on 22 November, in recognition of their outstanding and valued service.

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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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Gold performance from Des and Marie

November 17th, 2017

It’s gold! Congratulations to Des Warner and Marie Ryan for their amazing medal-winning performance for 10 pin bowling at the recent Master Games in Tasmania.

Both are outstanding blind 10 pin bowlers and keen members of the Blind & Vision Impaired Ten Pin Bowling team (BVit). They both scored the top medals in their age group competing against sighted players, with Marie playing 33 games over five days.

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The Cornerstone To All That We Are

November 16th, 2017

Celebrating Guide Dogs SA/NT 60th anniversary. The cornerstone of all that we are is of course the Guide Dog and the evolution of its role as companion and liberator for people with vision loss. We have grown and learned from them and have refined our program to produce the best of the best.

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Life skills for greater independence

November 10th, 2017

Just like any other 29 year old, Chelsea Bartlett wants to live an independent life.

The young woman, who has less than five degrees of peripheral vision, is making the journey to reach her goals with guidance and training from Guide Dogs SA/NT.

Read how our cooking program is adding to her skills set and building confidence.

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With a Nod to the Melbourne Cup

November 9th, 2017

Celebrating Guide Dogs SA/NT 60th anniversary.  With a nod to this week's Melbourne Cup we wind back the clock to our participants out on the track...... The Course was dry and firm which favoured the harnessed ‘marshalls’ as they sat in place awaiting the ‘field’ that was to tackle the course. 

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Guitar sounds at Music Appreciation Group

November 9th, 2017

A big thank you to Adrienne and Peter for being such enthusiastic guest artists at our Music Appreciation Group.

Today was the fifth time that the duo entertained the group with their folk and blues songs on guitar.

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