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27 Feb

Glaucoma Australia launches new brand identity

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27 Feb

Screen time leading to dry eyes in children

Everyone’s glued to their screens nowadays - phones, computers, iPads, laptops - but none more than our children who are being brought up in the digital age. Read more →

26 Feb

Scientists tackle rare retinal disease in unique research project

Researchers at the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) and The University of Western Australia have pioneered a study of the world’s first and only laboratory model of a rare type of retinal disease, paving the way for new treatment pathways. Read more →

19 Feb

Glaucoma. Could you be one of the undiagnosed cases?

Glaucoma Australia launches risk awareness campaign ahead of World Glaucoma Week (10 – 16 March). Read more →

18 Feb

Make sure you register with KeepSight

Optometrists are expected to deliver thousands of extra comprehensive eye examinations as a result of the new national KeepSight program, said CEO of Optometry Australia Lyn Brodie said today.  Read more →

16 Jan

Barry O’Farrell appointed as Diabetes Australia’s President and Board Chair

Diabetes Australia today announced the appointment of Mr Barry O’Farrell, former Premier of New South Wales, as its new President and Board Chair. Read more →

17 Dec

Lions Eye Institute appoints Professor Bill Morgan to leadership role

The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) has appointed renowned ophthalmologist and medical researcher Professor Bill Morgan as Acting Managing Director. Read more →

12 Dec

Optometry 2040 – transformational vision for eye health care launched

The 20-year vision for the future of optometry has been unveiled by Optometry Australia. Read more →

27 Nov

$23 million funding boost for peak health groups

The Liberal National Government will provide the nation’s peak health groups and advisory bodies with $23.5 million over three years to help build a healthier Australia. Read more →

18 Nov

Federal Funding Keeps Good Ideas Van on the Road

First Australians living in regional areas and on country in Queensland have greater access to blindness prevention services, thanks to an $860,000 investment from the Morrison Government to keep the Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening (IDEAS) Van on the road. Read more →

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