Check in and Chat with Vision Australia

Our Check in and Chat series is coming to a close with the last session to be held on 2 July. 

It was great to keep connected during the past few months and we hope you’ve enjoyed the series.

We are currently developing other webinars that we hope will be available in the near future and we will let you know when they are ready.

Please continue to check our website and your emails. Check out the full recordings of past sessions here.

Vision Australia has launched a new series of free webinars to help people stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Every Tuesday and Thursday we’ll be holding our Check in and Chat webinars via Zoom, a communications platform.

Zoom is both accessible and fully secure. You can join Zoom from your phone, computer or tablet device from the safety and comfort of your own home.

Check in and Chat Webinars will run for 30-40 minutes and each session will be hosted by Vision Australia experts. We’ll be covering a range of different topics, including technology, entertainment, health and wellbeing and more. View past webinars here.

Attendees will also be able to have their questions answered by our experts. You can ask questions in advance by calling 1300 84 74 66 or emailing

Check in and Chat webinars are free, but you will need to register to attend. You can find details of upcoming webinars below, or email for more information.

Joining Check in and Chat webinars

You will need to book for each Check in and Chat webinar, by completing the online registration form.

Once you have booked, you’ll receive an email with a link to join via Zoom. To join, you just click the link at the time the webinar starts.

If you would like help to set up Zoom on your device or have technical issues relating to Zoom, you can contact the Vision Australia Assistive Technology Help Desk. This is a free service for Vision Australia clients. Call 1300 84 74 66 and ask for the AT Helpdesk, or email

Here is more information on how to use Zoom with a screen-reader.

Upcoming Check in Chat webinars:

Thursday, 2 July 2020

Topic: Finding the funny side of life (5pm AEST)

Meet British comedian Tom Skelton who will share his experiences of being a performer with low vision, and all things comedy! Tom is also an improviser and story teller, and has had six smash shows which he’s performed at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and several Fringe Festivals.

Registration: registration for "Finding the funny side of life" is now open.

Missed a Check in and Chat webinar?

All the Check in and Chat Webinars are recorded so if you have missed one, or want to watch one again, you can do this anytime. You can re-watch past webinars on demand here.