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VAR Melbourne 1179AM / Digital - IRIS

Vision Australia Radio Melbourne broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 1179AM and on VAR digital radio, meeting the information needs of people with a print disability.

Based at Vision Australia head office in Kooyong, the station is powered by 250+ committed volunteers broadcasting over 100 hours of reading and specialist programs each week.

VAR Melbourne networks programs across the seven VAR regional stations in Victoria and also shares content nationally with other stations in the RPH Australia network.

Vision Australia Radio also produces the IRIS digital radio service, offering a mix of magazine and music programs from across the RPHA network.  IRIS can be heard via digital radio in Melbourne and Adelaide.

A variety of programs, including Talking Vision, Talking Tech, Hear This and the Seeing Eye Dogs Show are available as podcasts to stream online or download via the Vision Australia Radio website at:

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