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Nov 2021

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee report for the year ending 30 June 2021

Chair: A/Prof Kris Rallah-Baker The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee advocates for equitable eye health and vision care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It strongly supports the Australian Government’s committee to end avoidable blindness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities by 2025, and continues to collaborate across the sector, with community […]

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Nov 2021

Prevention and Early Intervention Committee report for the year ending 30 June 2021

Chair: Ms Marion Rivers The Prevention and Early Intervention Committee advocates for the elimination of avoidable blindness and vision loss in Australia through prevention, early detection and intervention, and improved awareness. It met twice during the 2020-21 year. In addition to Committee meetings, working groups met during the year to progress work in relation to improving access to public […]

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Nov 2021

Independence and Participation Policy Committee for Year ending June 30 2021

Chair: Mr John Simpson, AM As this reporting period began, our sector, like every other, was still responding to the many impacts of the pandemic, which are of course ongoing. But COVID-19 has only served to highlight the value of our work, since people with blindness and vision loss are some of the most affected […]

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Nov 2021

Global Policy Committee report for the year ending 30 June 2021

Chair: Mr Brandon Ah Tong The Committee met on two occasions over the reporting period: 17 September 2020 and 3 March 2021. Alongside this, there were 18 meetings of the working group involved in refining the PNG proposal. This period presented a number of challenges to global eye health as health systems around the world […]

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Oct 2021

Notice of Annual General Meeting​

Notice is given that the 21st Annual General Meeting of Vision 2020 The Right to Sight Australia (‘Vision 2020 Australia’) will be held at 1.00pm (AEDT) Wednesday 10 November 2021 via Zoom.  Please RSVP to events@vision2020australia.org.au, after which you will be sent an electronic invitation with log in details for the meeting. Responses are requested by Wednesday 3 November 2021.  Agenda  Ordinary Business  […]

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Nov 2020

Global Policy Committee report for the year ending 30 June 2020

Chairs:           Mr Gerhard Schlenther, July 2019 – January 2020 Mr Brandon Ah-Tong, January – June 2020 The Committee met on three occasions over the reporting period: 5 December 2019, 27 February 2020, 30 April 2020. It has been a challenging period for global eye health, in part driven by further tightening of the economic […]

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Nov 2020

Prevention and Early Intervention Policy Committee report for the year ending 30 June 2020

Chair: Ms Marion Rivers, July 2019 – June 2020 The Committee met on three occasions over the reporting period: 30 October 2019, 26 February 2020 and 4 Mary 2020. A key achievement for the reporting year was the Australian Government’s decision to fund a second National Eye Health Survey. This will provide valuable data for […]

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Nov 2020

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy Committee report for the year ending 30 June 2020

Chairs: Dr Kris Rallah-Baker, February – June 2020 Dr Dawn Casey PSM July 2019 – January 2020 The Committee met on 5 occasions over the reporting period: 3 December 2019; 23 March, 1 May, 19 May and 9 June 2020. During this period, the Committee maintained a strong focus on implementation of Strong Eyes, Strong […]

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Nov 2020

Independence and Participation Policy Committee report for the year ending 30 June 2020

Chair: Mr John Simpson AM For the blindness and low vision sector, 1 July 2019 was an historic date which marked the coming together of the Australian Blindness Forum and Vision 2020 Australia to provide a more unified voice on key issues related to blindness and low vision. This transition proceeded smoothly, providing real benefits […]

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Nov 2020

Vision 2020 Australia Annual Reports

The Annual Report is the record of the work and achievements of Vision 2020 Australia over the past 12 months as we focus on engaging with and representing our members in the eye health and vision care sector. Our current Annual Report was released on Wednesday 10 November 2021 at the Vision 2020 Australia Annual […]

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