The Australian Blindness Forum (ABF) is a not-for-profit organisation which operates as the peak body representing people who are blind or vision impaired in Australia. Its works to influence the policy agenda of governments and to raise awareness of blindness and vision impairment issues within the sector and beyond.
The ABF is funded by contributions from its members which include major blindness agencies across Australia and the consumer group Blind Citizens Australia. We are a member of the World Blindness Union , and through this membership a member of the World Blindness Union Asia Pacific.
This website has been developed to work well whether you are blind, have low vision or are fully sighted. It has also been designed for use on a computer, smart phone or other device. Our website has been developed by a person who is blind. Read more
Building a Transport System for All
30 November 2018 – ABF’s submission to the Third Review of the Transport Standard
ABF part of world-leading book accessibility initiative
The ABF attended the third Forum of the Australian Inclusive Publishing Initiative (AIPI) in November in Sydney. The Initiative works to address concerns that people are missing out on the joy and learning experience of reading books. The AIPI is comprised of representatives from libraries, publishers, authors, editors, print disability peak bodies, copyright experts and government agencies. Read More