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Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight in 79th year 

Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight in 79th year 

Ron Hooton

At the heart of Carols by Candlelight are the children who are blind or have low vision. Chief Executive Officer for Vision Australia Ron Hooton shares how proceeds from the iconic event go towards much needed services. Read more →

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Ron Hooton, Chief Executive Officer, Vision Australia

Ron Hooton

Ron Hooton is the Chief Executive Officer at Vision Australia. Throughout his career, Ron has worked extensively in the primary health care sector and not-for-profit sector. Ron joined Vision Australia in January 2013 after guiding ProCare Health Limited (NZ), New Zealand’s largest Primary Healthcare Organisation, to a leading position in the primary health care sector. Ron has specialised in operational and technical information technology positions over his career and has worked for organisations such as Databank Systems Limited, National Provident Fund, Telecom, Western Bay Health, Countrywide Bank and the New Zealand Defence Force. Ron who has family members who have experienced vision loss is a specialist on the disability sector in Australia, funding in the disability sector, employment and the NDIS.