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20 Dec

Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Associations Formalise National Council

During the RANZCO/AONAVIC Melbourne Conference, representatives of State based Australian Ophthalmic Nursing Associations formalised the Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Associations National Council of (AONANC) - to strengthen the professions national voice and support professional development. Read more →

09 Dec

New Vision Australia look reflects person-centred approach

Vision Australia, Australia’s largest provider of disability services for people who are blind or low vision, has recently launched its new brand to demonstrate the organisation’s commitment to putting its clients at the centre of everything it does.  Read more →

07 Dec

Partnership boosts eye resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce

Edith Cowan University’s Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet has formed a partnership with The Fred Hollows Foundation to further develop and expand the eye health information on the HealthInfoNet web resource.  Read more →

01 Dec

Strong support to avoid diabetes-related blindness at Parliamentary Friends Group event

Prominent parliamentarians including, Health Minister the Hon Sussan Ley MP, had their eyes checked at the ‘Eyes on Diabetes’ joint Parliamentary Friends Group event at Parliament House on Wednesday 23 November. Read more →

29 Nov

Vision 2020 Australia's 16th Annual General Meeting

Vision 2020 Australia’s 16th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held this morning in Melbourne with 14 member organisations in attendance and a further 20 members represented by proxy, comprising 89% of voting members.  A key item at the AGM included the election of Directors to the Board. Read more →

11 Nov

Inspirational story brings support to others living with Diabetic Macular Oedema (DME)

Diabetic Macular Oedema Xplained is a free, innovative resource aimed at explaining complicated disease information to patients and their families through storytelling. It follows the journey of a real patient and breaks down what Diabetic Macular Oedema (DME) is, explains risk factors, treatment options, as well as side effects and psychological issues. Read more →

09 Nov

All EYES ON DIABETES for World Diabetes Day

Diabetes Victoria is celebrating this year’s World Diabetes Day (Monday 14 November) by joining the international 'Blue Monument Challenge'. In Melbourne, the Royal Exhibition Building will be lit up in blue as a testimony to the worldwide effort to raise awareness for diabetes and to engage the global diabetes community.  Read more →

07 Nov

All EYES ON DIABETES: Diabetes Victoria funds vital diabetes research

As the leading charity working to reduce the impact of diabetes in the Victorian community, Diabetes Victoria continues its commitment to support promising diabetes research projects. For 2017, Diabetes Victoria has contributed $1.3 million to the $3.6 million Diabetes Australian Research Program (DARP) funding pool, directly supporting 17 Victorian researchers looking into better treatment and management options for all types of diabetes, as well as reducing the risk of well-documented serious health complications.  Read more →

02 Nov

New Chair to pioneer next generation treatments for eye disease

Professor Ian Constable’s landmark contribution to saving sight will be recognised with the creation of new senior academic roles at The University of Western Australia. Read more →

27 Oct

CERA researchers win $750,000 to help end endemic eye disease in remote and regional communities

Researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) have won $750,000 after competing in today’s finals of the 2016 Google Impact Challenge held in Sydney. Read more →

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