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03 Oct

Vision Initiative Whittlesea Launch

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 →

30 Jan

Start the Lunar New Year with clear vision

Victoria’s Vietnamese community are encouraged to get their eyes tested in the lead up to Lunar New Year.   Read more →

18 Jan

Vision 2020 Australia congratulates new Health and Aged Care Ministers

On behalf of its members in the eye health and vision care sector, Vision 2020 Australia welcomes today’s appointment by the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcom Turnbull MP, of the Hon Greg Hunt MP as Minister for Health and Sport, and the Hon Minister Ken Wyatt AM MP as Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health.  Read more →

12 Dec

Vision 2020 Australia calls for seven per cent Australian Public Service disability employment target

Vision 2020 Australia congratulates the Australian Government on releasing the second implementation plan Driving Action 2015–2018 under the National Disability Strategy 2010-2020.  In particular, Vision 2020 Australia commends the Australian Government on prioritising employment. Read more →

25 Nov

Vision 2020 Australia supports call to the Minister for Social Services over NDIS accessibility

Vision 2020 Australia would like to thank Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert for drawing attention to the fact that many people who are blind or vision impaired have been unable to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Read more →

08 Oct

Australians urged to snap for sight this World Sight Day

Australians are still not doing enough to look after their sight but a new campaign is hoping to change this by encouraging more people to get their eyes tested. Read more →

16 Sep

Indigenous eye health to receive $6.6m boost

Australia is one step closer to closing the eye health gap today following the Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash’s announcement of $6.63 million for Indigenous eye health. Read more →

26 Aug

Study shows blind looking at longer waiting times for services

A new survey has found that Australians who are blind or vision impaired are experiencing longer wait times for low vision services with signs that this is expected to worsen. Read more →

26 Aug

Warilla residents help shine a spotlight on eye health

The National Eye Health Survey (NEHS) will allow Warilla residents to become some of the first people in NSW to have their eyes tested as part of ground-breaking Australian r esearch into eye health. Read more →

02 Jul

Landmark eye health survey will be completed

Vision 2020 Australia is pleased to announce that the Australian Government has funded the National Eye Health Survey’s (NEHS) $650,000 shortfall ensuring the much-needed research will be completed. Read more →

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