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24 Nov

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes two new Board Members

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes Jane Edge and Justin Mohamed to the Board after being elected at this morning’s Annual General Meeting, bringing a greater diversity to the Vision 2020 Australia Board. Read more →

24 Nov

New partnership to promote awareness of glaucoma

With the total cost of glaucoma on the Australian economy rising by $120 million per year, two of Australia’s foremost professional associations have established a new partnership to increase awareness of this debilitating eye disease. Read more →

23 Nov

Closing the gap in Indigenous eye heath is within reach

Health agencies are closer to eradicating preventable blindness in Indigenous Australians, according to an update on progress released by the University of Melbourne. Read more →

20 Nov

'Rat vision' may give humans best sight of all

Humans have the best of all possible visual worlds because our full stereo vision combines with primitive visual pathways to quickly spot danger, a study led by the Save Sight Institute at the University of Sydney has discovered.  Read more →

12 Nov

Diabetes surge hits every nation

Someone you know will have diabetes, but many people with diabetes don’t know they have it, according to the latest global Diabetes Atlas released for World Diabetes Day (14 November). Read more →

11 Nov

Medical Research Future Fund commits $13 million to eye research

The Australian Government has committed nearly $13 million from the Medical Research Future Fund to eye research projects this week. Read more →

28 Oct

Yalata and Australian Trachoma Alliance partner to eliminate trachoma

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation is proud to be part of an alliance which has signed an agreement with Yalata community in South Australia to stamp out Trachoma – a leading cause of preventable blindness in a number of remote Aboriginal communities. Read more →

27 Oct

Legislation opens more doors for assistance dogs

People with disability will benefit from improved access and streamlined services after the passing of the Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Amendment Bill in the Queensland State Parliament today. Read more →

20 Oct

New Grading Scales available to all optometrists

The Brien Holden Visin Institute has launched new Grading Scales, which provides optometrists with an easy to use consulting room guide for the monitoring of common contact lens complications,  Read more →

16 Oct

Vote of confidence in aid organisations’ effectiveness welcomed

The peak body for Australia’s aid organisations today welcomes Labor’s vote of confidence in the effectiveness of aid programs run by our members Read more →

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