Link October 2018 Volume 27 Issue 5 - Page 20

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For more than a quarter of a century , Peter Greco has been on air at Vision Australia Radio in Adelaide , volunteering his time to present multiple programs each week on sport , recreation and other issues from a blind and low vision perspective .

RADIO from the HEART

Since 1991 , Peter has played

an integral role at the station which meets the information needs of the estimated 18.4 per cent of South Australians who have a print disability such as vision loss or learning difficulties .
Peter ’ s long-running Leisure Link program started in October 1991 after the then Radio 5RPH ( Radio for the Print Handicapped ) obtained a licence to broadcast 24 hours a day . “ There was an idea for a show about sport , recreation and leisure activities for people with disability , and at the time I was playing blind cricket as well as being interested in radio . I offered to do weekly reports about the game . From there , I got involved with the show , expanded the topics it covers , and I ’ ve been privileged and definitely fortunate to have been part of it ever since ,” he said .
Twenty-seven years on and the 90-minute Leisure Link program can
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