Talking Vision

Talking Vision Episode 480 19th June 2019

June 19, 2019

In 1969 Owen Jones became the first blind telephonist to work at the Australian Council for Trade Unions (ACTU) which was then headed by Bob Hawke (who went on to become Prime Minister of Australia). Owen recounts his time working at the Council and meeting Mr. Hawke. Owen also shares his story on how he lost his vision.  

Also on the program, details on Vision Australia’s Stand Up For Your Rights webinar.