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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 →

15 Oct

Guide Dogs SA/NT CEO named SA's Telstra Business Woman

Kate Thiele, Chief Executive of Guide Dogs SA/NT has been named South Australia’s Telstra Business Woman of the Year. Read more →

09 Oct

IRIS joins call to action: Eye care for all

The Australian Society of Ophthalmologists is using the message of World Sight Day - Eye care for all - to remind the Federal Government of the valuable contribution its sight saving program IRIS was making to help close the gap on eye health services for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians before funding for it was cut. Read more →

08 Oct

Government urged to do more to end blindness on World Sight Day

The Fred Hollows Foundation today used the occasion of World Sight Day to highlight the critical contribution that Australian aid has made to ending avoidable blindness in our region. Read more →

05 Oct

Alcon receives FDA Approval for pre-loaded intraocular lens delivery system to treat patients undergoing cataract surgery

Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, has received US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for its AcrySof®IQ Aspheric IOL with the UltraSertTMPre-loaded Delivery System for patients undergoing cataract surgery. Read more →

30 Sep

Australian College of Optometry marks its 75th anniversary

In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Australian College of Optometry will launch “A History of Australian Optometry” written by Professor Emeritus Barry Cole at the ACO National Conference on 24 October. Read more →

16 Sep

Nash announces more funding for Indigenous eye health

Eye disease trachoma is another step closer to extinction among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples thanks to new funding announced by Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash. Read more →

15 Sep

Optometrists recommend early eye examinations for kids

Approximately one in five Australian children suffers from an undetected vision problem, or requires ongoing assessment. Read more →

15 Sep

More assistance needed for those with disability

Half of Australians with disability who reported that they needed assistance from a formal service provider in 2012 did not have their assistance needs met, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Read more →

09 Sep

Push for audio description gathers momentum

Representatives of Vision Australia, along with a number of people who are blind or have low vision, met MPs in Canberra today to demonstrate audio description and lobby for its inclusion on Australian TV. Read more →

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