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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 →

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 →

20 Oct

World Sight Day breakfast heralded a success!

World Sight Day this year saw the Parliamentary Friends Group for Eye Health and Vision Care come together in Canberra for the launch of both the findings of Australia’s first ever National Eye Health Survey and Vision 2020 Australia’s #snapforsight eye health awareness campaign. Read more →

13 Oct

Landmark survey sets national eye health benchmark for Australia

Blindness and vision impairment appear to be on the decline in Australia according to the findings of the first ever National Eye Health Survey, released on World Sight Day 2016. Rates of vision impairment were also found to be lower in Australia when compared to other high income countries.  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 →

17 Jul

Australian-first survey gets green light to tackle blindness and vision impairment

Australia is one step closer to eliminating blindness and vision impairment following a Federal Government funding announcement for a major survey that will map the prevalence of eye conditions nationally. Read more →

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