Voting now open

October 1, 2019

VOTING OPEN!!   Braille House is proud to announce that the Dickinson Memorial Literary Competition for 2019 People’s Choice Award is now open for voting.   This year the theme is FREEDOM.   Cash prizes are up for grabs and we need your help to pick the winner.   This is the special “People’s Choice”… Continue Reading Voting now open

New $20 note

October 1, 2019

Australia’s new $20 note has a tactile feature to help the vision impaired. The $20 has three raised bumps along the long edges to help distinguish it from other denominations. The note is the fourth to include the tactile feature, joining the $5, $10 and $50 notes, and will be unveiled in Melbourne on Tuesday… Continue Reading New $20 note

Roll up, Roll up

September 19, 2019

Books and Braille Usually – First Monday of every month but because of a public holiday, we will be on October 14. 9.30am – 11.00am   FREE storytelling, games, puppets, craft and fun for 0-5year olds. Gold coin donation for morning Tea.   Roll up, Roll up for the greatest show in town!! We’re having… Continue Reading Roll up, Roll up

MUST DO BRAILLE HOUSE

August 22, 2019

Braille House had a visit from MUSTDOBRISBANE.COM and they did a great story on Braille house Shop. When the much-loved Annerley Community Bookshop closed down and offered their unsold stock to Braille House, the not-for-profit organisation jumped at the chance to open their own community bookstore in order to raise money to produce more books in Braille.… Continue Reading MUST DO BRAILLE HOUSE

NAIDOC curated collection

July 8, 2019

To celebrate National NAIDOC Week 2019, Braille House has curated a collection of indigenous stories that are in our library and available to borrow in Braille format now. These books reflect a wide variety of Indigenous writing styles and we encourage everyone to borrow these books and to expand your understanding of Indigenous literature. Over… Continue Reading NAIDOC curated collection