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Aboriginal-led solutions key to closing the vision gap

Aboriginal-led solutions key to closing the vision gap

Che Stockley

Vision 2020 Australia Policy and Advocacy Advisor Che Stockley reflects on the Close the Gap for Vision by 2020: Striving Together National Conference 2018. Read more →

Are you one of the 150,000 Australians who are slowly but irreversibly losing their eyesight to glaucoma?

Are you one of the 150,000 Australians who are slowly but irreversibly losing their eyesight to glaucoma?

Gillian Hopkins

Half of the 300,000 Australians with glaucoma are unaware they have the potentially blinding condition because they lack noticeable symptoms and have not had an eye examination. Read more →

Discover the Depths of Orthoptics

Discover the Depths of Orthoptics

Allanah Crameri

Allanah Crameri explains the importance of Orthoptics Awareness Week Read more →

Dialogue in the Dark - Revolutionising the way Australians perceive blindness, promoting diversity and inclusion for all.

Dialogue in the Dark - Revolutionising the way Australians perceive blindness, promoting diversity and inclusion for all.

Karlie Gartner

After more than 25 years, 132 cities, 39 countries and over 10 million guests, Dialogue in the Dark™ opened its doors at the District Docklands in Melbourne in June 2017. Read more →

Building Stronger Futures Program

Building Stronger Futures Program

Belinda Wilson

The Building Stronger Futures Program run by Vision Australia prepares young people aged 15-24 with blindness or low vision to be job ready. Belinda Wilson Vision Australia Building Stronger Future Program Lead tells us more. Read more →

 Wonky windows: Understanding the imperfect cornea

Wonky windows: Understanding the imperfect cornea

Dr Srujana Sahebjada

Keratoconus is a disease in which the cornea (the clear front window of the eye) progressively thins and begins to bulge and protrude.  Read more →

International Day of People with Disabilities: Include Us

International Day of People with Disabilities: Include Us

Elle Spring

Globally, one billion people have a disability, and 80 per cent live in developing countries. In developing countries, women comprise three quarters of people with disabilities. Read more →

An Interview with Tom Thurlow

An Interview with Tom Thurlow

Angela Yin

14 November 2017 was World Diabetes Day. People with diabetes have an increased risk of diabetic eye disease which can lead to blindness or vision impairment. Read more →

“It’s the Ophthalmology Express!”

“It’s the Ophthalmology Express!”

Sarah Davies

Sarah Davies Policy and Advocacy Adviser at Vision 2020 Australia writes about the 49th Annual Scientific Congress of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists Read more →

Jess Gallagher talks about World Sight Day

Jess Gallagher talks about World Sight Day

Dr Jessica Gallagher

Jess Gallagher talks about World Sight Day, making vision count and how the ability for people who are blind or vision impaired to participate in society has changed for the better thanks to technology. Read more →

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