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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 →

03 Sep

Hands off your eyes!

Eye specialists from the Save Sight Institute in Sydney have warned that chronic eye-rubbing could be damaging your eyes. In collaboration with the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) and Keratoconus Australia, the Save Sight Institute is calling for better public awareness of the risks associated with eye friction. Read more →

01 Sep

Plan to save the sight of 32,000 Indigenous Australians will generate millions

The eyesight of more than 32,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people would be saved if the Government invested just $227 million over 10 years, a new report has found. Read more →

31 Aug

NSW seniors eye savings

NSW Minister for Ageing John Ajaka has announced an exclusive offer with OPSM that will allow NSW Seniors Card Holders to take advantage of additional discounts on health services. Read more →

31 Aug

New geospatial map reveals diabetes hot spots

A new geospatial map released by Diabetes Australia highlights diabetes hot spots across Australia including regional and remote areas. Read more →

26 Aug

Eyes on the ball for outback vision

The Western Australian Government has contributed about $4 million to take an eye health clinic on the road to parts of remote and regional Western Australia. Read more →

04 Aug

CEO eBulletin - August 2015

The Vision 2020 Australia team has been busy working on a range of funding proposals, inquiry submissions and general advocacy. In this eBulletin edition feautures the highlights for the year so far and what we are working towards in the coming months.  Read more →

03 Aug

Eye Health Leaders to be celebrated at IAPB Council in China

The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB), with support from L’OCCITANE Foundation, will be delivering their third ‘Eye Health Leaders’ awards during IAPB’s Council of Members meetings in Beijing, China in October 2015. Read more →

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