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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 →

03 Oct

Vision Initiative sets sights on at-risk Victorians

Vision Initative launch expansion to program to include an additional six local government areas including: Bass Coast, Central Goldfields, Glenelg, Hepburn, Moira and Whittlesea.  Read more →

13 Sep

Future leaders shine in Rising Stars in Eye Health and Vision Care event

Thirty of Australia’s future eye health and vision care leaders rubbed shoulders with parliamentarians at Vision 2020 Australia’s inaugural Rising Stars event on Tuesday evening 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 →

14 Jun

Vision 2020 Australia plans second National Eye Health Survey

Following the success of the 2016 National Eye Health Survey (NEHS), Vision 2020 Australia and the Centre for Eye Research Australia are planning a follow-up survey to, for the first time, accurately track progress in reducing the burden of blindness and vision impairment. Read more →

10 May

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes Budget focus on preventative health

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the focus on preventative health and medical research in the 2017-18 Federal Budget, which has the potential to benefit the eye health and vision care sector.  Read more →

03 May

Budget must close the gap for vision

The Australian Government must help to close the gap for vision by supporting better eye health and vision care outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians in this year’s Federal Budget. Read more →

27 Apr

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes funding for Indigenous eye health

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes Australian Government funding for a national program to increase access to eye health and vision care services for Aboriginal Australians. Read more →

04 Jan

New funding to eliminate trachoma

Before the federal Government closed for the Christmas break, Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced much needed funding for Indigenous Australians- an additional $20.8 million for trachoma activities.    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 →

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