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The Queensland Blind Association Inc. was established by a small group of Blind people in February 1939, just prior to World War 2.

It was known then as The Blind Person’s Building and Home Maintenance Society.  Along the way we have had a couple of name changes to Welfare Association for the Blind and then to our current name of Queensland Blind Association Inc.

QBA Fundraising Wish List

Help QBA by donating to supply much needed assistance to our members with items from our wish list.


By giving to the QBA you are helping us continue to provide financial assistance to our members for life’s necessities.

2017/2018 Entertainment Book

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Student Assistance $120.00/child

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Tea / Coffee Gift Card $25.00

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Donate your loose change

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The Associations focus is to provide financial assistance towards  necessities. This may include financial assistance towards a home loan and maintenance, white goods and some furniture items, water tanks, solar panels, air conditioning, electricity, rates or rent and tea/coffee vouchers. Other financial assistance may be available towards the purchase of computers and talking software, smart phones, tablets and magnification units for personal use.  Members may also be eligible for back to school, tertiary fees assistance and the most recent benefit, assistance towards funeral expenses.

The Association offers through its office or accessed through our on-line store, smaller specialised equipment. These include a range of talking items including clocks, watches, bathroom and kitchen scales, compasses and calculators. Braille and low vision clocks and watches, magnifiers, kitchen utensils, games, fit over sunglasses and writing tools.