The tweak could help around 360,000 Australians who struggle with vision loss.
Vision Australia lead policy advisor Bruce Maguire told the ABC the new tactile feature — two tiny, raised dots about the size of a sprinkle on a piece of fairy bread — will help every Australian, no matter where they are.
“As a blind person I think this change is one of the most significant — if not the most significant — inclusive actions I’ve seen in Australia in my lifetime because while there have been other inclusive actions, like audible pedestrian crossings, they’re not universal, they differ from state to state.,” Maguire says.
What do you think of this change? If you have low vision, how have you coped in the past?
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