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16 Nov

2018 Vision 2020 Australia Annual General Meeting

Vision 2020 Australia’s 18th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Friday 16 November in Adelaide, with a key item at the AGM including the election of Directors to the Board. Read more →

11 Oct

Protect your vision this World Sight Day

Now is the perfect time for Australians to think about their sight, with Thursday 11 October marking World Sight Day for 2018. Read more →

12 Sep

Parliamentary event celebrates Indigenous health community’s impact on eye care

Federal MPs have heard first-hand about the positive impact community-based Indigenous health service workers are having in closing the gap between the eye health and vision of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those of non-Indigenous Australians. Read more →

03 Aug

New investment in spectacles for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the Australian Government investment of $2 million to increase access to subsidised spectacles for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.   Read more →

25 Jun

Vision 2020 Australia announces new CEO

Vision 2020 Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Judith Abbott as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.  Read more →

24 May

Vision 2020 Australia announces CEO departure

Vision 2020 Australia’s Board today announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Carla Northam. Read more →

10 May

Funding Boost for Disability Employment Services

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes this week’s Budget announcement investing an additional $300 million over ten years to help fund changes to the Disability Employment Services (DES) program to help more people with a disability find and keep work.  Read more →

10 May

Government commits to fully funding the NDIS for people under 65

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the Government’s commitment to provide the necessary funding to support the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). With an investment of $43.2 billion over four years, the Government has committed to delivering the NDIS with the Treasurer Scott Morrison promising Australians that,“every cent committed to delivering the NDIS remains in place and always will.” Read more →

09 May

Welcome investment in Indigenous eye health

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s investment to target major causes of vision loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.The Government’s 2018-19 budget allocated $34.3 million to the eye health issues that disproportionately impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Read more →

24 Apr

Commonwealth leaders commit to eye care for all

Heads of Commonwealth have committed to take action towards achieving access to quality eye care for all, at the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) meeting in London on 19 to 20 April. Read more →

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