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News

Australians to PIN at point-of-sale from 1 August 2014

16 April 2014
PIN will become the main form of card payment authorisation in Australia from 1 August 2014.

Reserve Bank consults with RSB about new bank notes

16 April 2014
The Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) has been in discussions with the Reserve Bank of Australia about how to make new bank notes even more accessible for people who are blind or vision impaired.

500 new titles for RSB Digital Library

10 April 2014
Clear the calendar and get ready to settle in – the RSB’s recently welcomed 500 exciting new titles to its Digital Library Service!

Mount Gambier Talking Newspaper volunteers urgently needed!

07 April 2014
The future for people who are blind or vision impaired in the South East is facing a shattering blow, with the Royal Society for the Blind (RSB)’s Talking Newspaper service in the region in jeopardy.

RSB hosting web accessibility training workshops

27 March 2014
The RSB is holding two web accessibility workshops – Web Accessibility – Equipment Training and Introduction to Web Accessibility – open to everyone from business professionals to those wanting to increase their knowledge in the area.

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NDIS News

Blindness services expand to meet unmet need

21 March 2014
The Royal Society for the Blind (RSB) is an iconic, trusted charity celebrating 130 years of providing services to Australians who are blind or vision impaired in 2014.

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Media Releases

RSB Ambassadors join forces to celebrate International Guide Dog Day 2014

16 April 2014
Join RSB Ambassadors Rachael Leahcar, Adam Gibson and Jane Reilly as they come together to celebrate International Guide Dog Day!

Future of Mt. Gambier Talking Newspapers service in jeopardy

04 April 2014
The future for people who are blind or vision impaired in the South East is facing a shattering blow, with the Royal Society for the Blind (RSB)’s Talking Newspaper service in the region in jeopardy.

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