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.

World Sight Day

Restart search
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 →

#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 →

Global Ambassador: Why World Sight Day is important

Global Ambassador: Why World Sight Day is important

Dr Jessica Gallagher

Personally I have experienced the loss of my sight, I am now legally blind and to know there are millions who don't have to lose their sight makes the initiative of World Sight Day even more crucial and so close to my heart. Read more →

Jennifer’s Vietnam Highlights

Jennifer’s Vietnam Highlights

Jennifer Gersbeck

Jess Gallagher and I arrived home on Sunday, 21 October after an eventful week in Vietnam! Arriving in Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday (13/10) was an assault on our senses — smells, sounds and sights. After being picked up by Phoung (Brien Holden Vision Institute) we checked into our hotel and headed out for dinner. Jess tried everything — I didn’t! After a quick look around the city, we headed to Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province, a three hour drive south-west towards the sea. Read more →

Day three: Jess Gallagher’s Vietnam Experience

Day three: Jess Gallagher’s Vietnam Experience

Dr Jessica Gallagher

My trip here to Vietnam with Vision 2020 Australia has already been an incredible one and we are only at day three. I have been able to experience firsthand the amazing work that has been achieved and I am incredibly excited for this journey to continue. Read more →

Barry’s Birthday Wish on World Sight Day

Barry’s Birthday Wish on World Sight Day

Jennifer Gersbeck

Last Thursday was an extra special day here at Vision 2020 Australia. Not only did we celebrate World Sight Day (WSD) with our friends across the world but we also had the opportunity to recognise the decade of dedication our Chair, the Hon Dr Barry Jones AO, has given to preventing avoidable blindness and vision loss. Read more →

Why am I still here?

Why am I still here?

Jennifer Gersbeck

Jennifer Gersbeck has been CEO of Vision 2020 Australia for over seven years. In her first blog post she reflects on this time and how she is continually inspired. Read more →

Back to top