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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 →

04 Oct

Major League Baseball Players Trust and Our Children’s Vision Take Aim at Avoidable Blindness

Former Major Leaguers and Indiana Natives LaTroy Hawkins & Kenny Lofton to Host Free Vision Screenings in Gary, IN on World Sight Day Read more →

15 Dec

1 in 2 Australians affected by eye problems - higher for Indigenous Australians

More than half (54%) of all Australians report having at least one long-term eye health condition, with nearly half the population wearing glasses or contact lenses, according to data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 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 →

01 Jul

JulEYE is about saving sight now and into the future

Imagine missing the big moments in your life. Get your eyes tested this JulEYE!  Read more →

30 Apr

Vision 2020 Australia urges Government not to lose focus on aid commitment

Vision 2020 Australia is urging the Australian Government to stay focussed on finishing the job of eliminating avoidable blindness in the region, in light of recent cuts and potential further slashing of aid in the upcoming Federal Budget. Read more →

18 Aug

Amanda Vanstone visits Cambodia

The new Chair of Vision 2020 Australia, Amanda Vanstone, has kicked off an eye health and vision care orientation program with a trip to Cambodia. Read more →

19 Mar

Praise from parliamentarian for sector event

Andrew Laming MP, co-chair of the Parliamentary Friends Group for Eye Health and Vision Care, praised the sector for turning the spotlight on vision impairment and blindness.  Read more →

29 Oct

Brien Holden honoured with humanitarian award

Professor Brien Holden has been awarded the inaugural Optometry Giving Sight Humanitarian Award in recognition for his outstanding contribution in support of global efforts to help eliminate avoidable blindness and impaired vision and reduce the disability, poverty and lack of opportunity associated with vision loss. Read more →

25 Mar

Pre-election policy proposals

Integral to Vision 2020 Australia’s mission is to advocate for improved eye health and vision care for all Australians. With the announcement of the 14 September Australian federal election, Vision 2020 Australia is developing funding and policy proposals for consideration by the Australian Government and the Opposition. The first proposal finalised: Progressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health and vision care lists recommendations the sector would like to see adopted by both sides of politics. Read more →

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