Peer Mentoring Opportunity


In 2019, Blind Citizens Australia will be offering interested members the opportunity to participate in a series of Peer Mentoring training teleconferences. This will also include support as candidates begin to act as mentors within the community.

Find out more about this opportunity here.

Leadership Development Training


In 2019, Blind Citizens Australia will be offering interested members the opportunity to participate in a series of leadership training teleconferences and a leadership immersion event.

Find out more about this training opportunity here.


Call for Expressions of Interest for National Convention Contributors


BCA is seeking expressions of interest from individuals and organisations with an interest in contributing to our national convention program as presenters, session coordinators or access technology exhibitors. The national convention is our organisation’s flagship event and will be held in Hobart in 2019 from 29 March to 1 April.

The convention provides opportunities for people who are blind or vision impaired to socialise with and learn from others who are blind or vision impaired, learn about the latest blindness products and services and to contribute to the future direction of our organisation.

Follow this link to find out more and to register your expression of interest.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 13 December 2018.


Livestream BCA’s Annual General Meeting this Saturday


Blind Citizens Australia is holding it’s 43rd AGM this Saturday, 1st December. If you can’t attend the event in person in Melbourne, you can listen live via the BCA website at 11am AEST. Follow the link below to access the livestream links.

You can also interact remotely with the event by sending your questions through via text message. The SMS number to use is 0488 824 623.


Consultation: Expectations of Service Providers


Have your say!

Please see below a discussion paper for Blind Citizens Australia’s Service Provider Expectations Policy consultation.

Follow the link to the discussion paper to find out about the new policy and how you can help to shape it.

Discussion paper: Expectations of Service Providers Policy (Word doc)

The discussion paper is also available in Braille, audio or large print on request.


You can contribute by:

  • Emailing your feedback to
  • Calling BCA on 1800 033 660 to be put in touch with a member of the NPC
  • Attend teleconferences that the NPC is hosting:
    • Wednesday 28 November 1pm AEDT
    • Thursday 29 November 8pm AEDT
    • Wednesday 5 December 8pm AEDT
    • Thursday 6 December 1pm AEDT
  • Spaces in the teleconferences are limited, so please call BCA on 1800 033 660 to book your place as soon as possible
  • All feedback must be received by Friday 21st December 2018