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06 Dec

Vision 2020 Australia 17th Annual General Meeting

Vision 2020 Australia’s 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 29 November in Melbourne. 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 →

10 Jun

Order of Australia honours

Once again the Queen’s Birthday Awards have honoured outstanding Australians who have made a significant contribution to Australian society. Read more →

05 May

Launching the Lions National Resource Centre for Eye Health

PNG Eye Care, Brien Holden Vision Institute, Vision 2020 Australia and the University of Papua New Guinea are proud to announce the launch of the Lions National Resource Centre for Eye Health on Thursday 7 May. Read more →

22 Apr

Brandon Ah-Tong leading by example

Vision 2020 Australia is delighted to announce that Brandon Ah-Tong, Director of Policy and Advocacy, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Victorian Disability Sector Awards. Read more →

01 Apr

Leading the way at VISION2014

Plenty of interesting discussions on eye health are in full swing at the 11th International Conference on Low Vision which kicked off at the Melbourne Convention Centre yesterday. Read more →

18 Dec

National Policy Committee Update

Late in 2011, Vision 2020 Australia strengthened its national policy committees’ governance. As their first two-year term comes to an end it is worth reflecting on what has been achieved through collaboration. Each committee aligns with Vision 2020 Australia’s strategic goals and focuses on matters relating to prevention and early intervention, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people or low vision and rehabilitation. At recent meetings, committee members reflected on the successes and considered the opportunities, challenges and priorities for 2014 and the incoming committees.  Read more →

27 Nov

2013 Annual General Meeting

Vision 2020 Australia’s 12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held yesterday in Sydney with 13 members in attendance. Key items included approving updates to the Constitution and the election of Directors to the Board. Read more →

07 Aug

Vision Summits facilitate conversation with Government and Opposition

With the sector’s eyes firmly on the looming Federal Election, Vision 2020 Australia and its member organisations have been campaigning to ensure eye health remains on the agenda of both the Australian Labor Party and the Coalition. On 9 July Vision 2020 Australia held a Vision Summit with the Coalition and last Wednesday a second summit was held with representatives from the Australian Government. More than 40 CEOs from leading eye health and vision care organisations across Australia attended each of the summits to ask questions of federal parliamentarians. Read more →

14 Mar

NDIS amendments give relief to older Australians who are blind or vision impaired

Vision 2020 Australia CEO Jennifer Gersbeck has welcomed the Government’s announcement to amend the National Disability Scheme (NDIS) Bill to ensure people over the age of 65 have access to disability support. Read more →

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