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Inspired and ready for the future

Inspired and ready for the future

Dee Tumino

Vision Initiative's Dee Tumino writes about the novel three-tiered approach to reduce avoidable blindness and vision loss in four local government areas (LGAs) of Victoria where populations were considered at increased risk of eye disease, and what made it so successful.  Read more →

Q&A with Tony Clark

Q&A with Tony Clark

Federal Labor Candidate for Deakin Tony Clark talks to Vision 2020 Australia about his journey into politics and how his blindness is an asset./p> Read more →

#snapforsight World Sight Day October 8 2015

#snapforsight World Sight Day October 8 2015

Dr Jessica Gallagher

Jess Gallagher blogs about World Sight day, not taking your eyes for granted and #snapforsight. Read more →

Australia loses sight of international aid commitments

Australia loses sight of international aid commitments

Jennifer Gersbeck

Vision 2020 Australia CEO Jennifer Gersbeck writes about the disappointing state of Australian Aid. This blog post was originally published on the IAPB website.  Read more →

Q&A with John Jeffries OAM

Q&A with John Jeffries OAM

John Jeffries OAM

Vision 2020 Australia talks to John Jeffries, former National Director of CBM Australia and Founding Board member of Vision 2020 Australia, as he reflects on his career in the eye health, vision care and disability sectors, and the lives he has impacted along the way.  Read more →

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 →

Improvement still needed in accessibility

Improvement still needed in accessibility

David Woodbridge

On Global Accessibility Day, Adaptive Technology Consultant, David Woodbridge, reflects on where accessibility is at in Australia and where it still needs to go. Read more →

NDIS safeguards and access to information vital for blind or vision impaired people

NDIS safeguards and access to information vital for blind or vision impaired people

Sarah Davies

Last week, Vision 2020 Australia provided input to the Department of Social Services consultation on the Quality and Safeguarding Framework for the NDIS. Sarah Davis explorse the key points made in the submission.  Read more →

Eye health intervention is a savvy investment

Eye health intervention is a savvy investment

Jodie Bell

In the lead up to the Federal Government Budget next month, Vision 2020 Australia is asking the Australian Government to promote economic growth in the region by investing in eye health and vision care. Jodie Bell talks in more detail about what's inside the Vision 2020 Australia budget proposal. 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 →

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