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Posts by Brandon Ah Tong

Bringing rural eye health into focus

Bringing rural eye health into focus

Brandon Ah Tong

Brandon Ah Tong, Director of Advocacy and Policy blogs about the 13th National Rural Health Conference in Darwin and his three key learnings. Read more →

Shaping policy that better reflects how we live

Shaping policy that better reflects how we live

Brandon Ah Tong

In the fifth and final installment in the Leadership Inspiring Change blog series, Vision 2020 Australia's own Director of Policy and Advocacy, Brandon Ah Tong, talks about how living with disabiltiy has helped him understand the importance policy that better reflects how we live and addresses the needs of individuals. Read more →

Living with Retinitis Pigmentosa

Living with Retinitis Pigmentosa

Brandon Ah Tong

Brandon Ah Tong Director of Policy and Advocacy at Vision 2020 Australia blogs about his journey with Retinitis Pigmentosa. Read more →

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Brandon Ah Tong

Brandon Ah Tong

Brandon Ah Tong is the Director of Policy and Advocacy at Vision 2020 Australia. Brandon began losing his sight when he was in his mid-twenties, and has been instrumental in ensuring that the voices of those with a disability are heard. His achievements span: the successful inclusion of people who are blind or vision impaired in the National Disability Insurance Scheme; accessible taxi’s; and more recently the National Eye Health Survey and National Framework Implementation Plan. His work was recognised in 2014 where he received the Victorian Government Disability Award in the Emerging Leader category and was a finalist in the National Disability Awards.