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Welcome boost to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People’s Eye Health, but more is needed to Close the Gap

Welcome boost to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People’s Eye Health, but more is needed to Close the Gap

Che Stockley

Tuesday night’s federal budget committed $10 billion to closing the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health over the next ten years. Read more →

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 →

The First OCT Item Number in Australia

The First OCT Item Number in Australia

Dr Rowan Porter

Dr Rowan Porter explains why Item 11219  to reimburse the use of OCT (Optical coherence tomography) as an alternative diagnostic procedure to FA is great news for patients. Read more →

Australia needs nationally consistent subsidised spectacle schemes

Australia needs nationally consistent subsidised spectacle schemes

Sarah Davies

For many Australians, particularly in remote and regional areas, spectacles can be costly and difficult to access. In Australia, subsidised schemes exist however; they are not uniform across the country.  Read more →

Q&A with Lisa Briggs

Q&A with Lisa Briggs

In the fourth interview of our Q&A series Vision 2020 Australia talks to The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation’s (NACCHO) CEO, Lisa Briggs, about Investing in Healthy Futures for generational change: NACCHO 10 Point Plan 2013-2030, comprehensive primary health care and the people who have inspired her during her career. Ms Briggs has a wealth of experience in the field of Aboriginal health, predominantly within the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Sector. Read more →

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