The Observatory

Please use the controls below to refine your search, you can filter by date, or enter a keyword and click “Filter” to find relevant results.

Making connections: Cambodia and Vietnam

Making connections: Cambodia and Vietnam

Damian Facciolo

Connect: a simple word, but a very valuable concept in the context of a three-country development project being delivered at multiple locations and with different priorities. Read more →

Eye health given further voice in aid inquiry

Eye health given further voice in aid inquiry

Sarah Davies

As one of the Abbott Government’s key policy reform areas attracting significant political and community attention since coming into office, Australia’s overseas aid program is a difficult space to have a voice. Read more →

Facing the challenges of vision loss

Facing the challenges of vision loss

Amanda Clayson

Adjusting to living life with vision loss can prove to be challenging. Amanda writes an honest and heartening blog on how her mum came to terms with, and adjusted to life with severe vision loss.  Read more →

Eye Health Survey a major win

Eye Health Survey a major win

Jennifer Gersbeck

We’re often told that governments strongly support this initiative or that program, but sometimes it is hard to know exactly what that means. Read more →

Opportunity of a lifetime

Opportunity of a lifetime

Lauren Henley

Lauren Henley blogs about her recent trip to the United Nations headquarters in New York as a member of the Australian Youth Delegation to the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.  Read more →

VisAbility and the National Disability Insurance Scheme

VisAbility and the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Dr Clare Allen

Dr Clare Allen, CEO of VisAbility, blogs about getting ready for the National Disability Insurance Scheme.   Read more →

A forum to face challenges and celebrate success

A forum to face challenges and celebrate success

Sarah Davies

Sarah blogs about the passionate discussions and presentations at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Coordination Forum held in Melbourne on 23 June 2014. Read more →

Reflections on orthoptics on World Orthoptic Day

Reflections on orthoptics on World Orthoptic Day

Sue Silveira

Although many people don’t know what the word orthoptics means, all it takes is to ask a couple of very simple questions.  Read more →

A day in my life as an orthoptist

A day in my life as an orthoptist

Liane Wilcox

 Orthoptist, Liane Wilcox blogs about her rewarding work as an orthoptist . Read more →

Q&A with Sheila O’Sullivan

Q&A with Sheila O’Sullivan

Sheila O'Sullivan

Vision 2020 Australia talks to Professor Sheila O’Sullivan about her dynamic career in strategic political communications, passion for social justice, lecturing commitments and her current role as Chair of the Vision Initiative Steering Committee. Read more →

Displaying 71–80 of 142

Back to top