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09 May

Welcome investment in Indigenous eye health

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s investment to target major causes of vision loss in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.The Government’s 2018-19 budget allocated $34.3 million to the eye health issues that disproportionately impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Read more →

15 Mar

Sector collaborates to close the eye health gap

Indigenous Australians are three times more likely to be blind or have vision loss than the broader population despite the eye health and vision care gap closing in recent years. Read more →

08 Mar

Global gender imbalance in eye health highlighted this International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day Vision 2020 Australia and our member organisations highlight the global gender disparity in eye health, and the importance of maintaining accessible treatment options for all people. Read more →

28 Nov

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes banking sector review into accessible electronic payment systems

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes yesterday’s announcement that Graeme Innes AM will lead the Australian Bankers’ Association review into electronic accessibility standards Read more →

27 Nov

Australian Government called on to consider the needs of blind and vision impaired people aged 65 and over

Vision 2020 Australia has today called on the Australian Government to address barriers to services it has identified for those aged 65 and over who are blind and vision impaired. Read more →

24 Nov

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes $9.46 million to be invested into glaucoma blindness research

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes today’s announcement that the Australian Government will be investing $9.46 million into genetics research aimed at preventing glaucoma blindness. Read more →

12 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 →

04 Oct

Tullawon Health and Australian Trachoma Alliance initiative to stamp out trachoma in Yalata community

Today’s handover of a public amenities building to the Yalata Aboriginal community in South Australia marks the culmination of a two-year program to address the key causes of trachoma.  Read more →

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 →

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