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02 Jul

Eye health sector priorities for returning parliament

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes all new and returning MPs to Canberra with the commencement of the 46th Parliament of Australia. The eye health and vision sector has identified a range of priorities for the next three years to reduce vision loss and improve opportunities for Australians who are blind or have low vision. Read more →

01 Jul

Single national advocate for low vision launches today

Vision 2020 Australia is now the single peak body for service providers working in the blindness and low vision sector, following today’s integration with the Australian Blindness Forum (ABF). 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 →

21 Mar

Disability employment targets promise real opportunities for people with a disability

Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales have announced targets to increase the employment of people with a disability in the public sector. Read more →

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