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11 Oct

Australians encouraged to think about their eyes this World Sight Day

This World Sight Day, Vision 2020 Australia is asking Australians to think about their eye health and look after their sight. Read more →

11 Oct

Eye Health and Vision Care facts and figures

World Sight Day - Backgrounder Read more →

10 Jul

An initiative to stop Australians with diabetes going needlessly blind

This National Diabetes Week, Vision 2020 Australia is calling on the Australian Government to invest in the prevention of diabetes-related eye disease – the leading cause of avoidable vision loss among working-aged Australians. Read more →

15 Jun

Diabetes prevention will help save sight

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes a new report urging the Government to invest in the prevention of chronic diseases, including diabetes. Read more →

19 Dec

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee recommendation to improve access to anti-VEGF therapies for Diabetic Macular Oedema

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes advice that the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) has recommended amending existing restrictions for anti-VEGF therapies, to allow ophthalmology registrars and other medical practitioners to prescribe these sight-saving therapies. Read more →

23 Nov

Federal Parliamentarians get their eyes checked to mark World Diabetes Day and the “Eyes on Diabetes” campaign to prevent blindness

Over 25 federal MP’s and Senators will have their eyes checked at Parliament House on 23 November using a special camera which photographs the retina to enable early detection of diabetes-related damage to the eyes. Read more →

14 Nov

Save your sight from diabetes- get tested

On World Diabetes Day, Vision 2020 Australia is encouraging all Australians living with diabetes to get their eyes examined. Read more →

13 Nov

Waistline worry for eye health on World Diabetes Day

On the eve of World Diabetes Day (14 November) the national peak body for eye health and vision care is warning Australia’s diabetes epidemic will mean worrying results for eye health. Read more →

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