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Nov 2016

Vision 2020 Australia submission to the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Transition Mobility Allowance to the NDIS) Bill 2016

Vision 2020 Australia has formally written to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Committee Secretary to support the submissions put forward by its member organisations Blind Citizens Australia, Vision Australia and sector partner Guide Dogs Australia to the Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs on the Social Services Legislation Amendment (Transition Mobility Allowance to the National Disability Insurance Scheme) Bill 2016. Read more →

Oct 2016

Vision 2020 Australia response to the consultation on the draft National Aged Care Advocacy Framework

Vision 2020 Australia’s submission to the Department of Health’s consultation on the draft National Aged Care Advocacy Framework (the Framework) asserts a number of recommendations to ensure the needs of older people who are blind or vision impaired and people with disability more broadly are met through the Framework.  Read more →

Jun 2016

Response to consultation on the second draft of the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions

Vision 2020 Australia has responded to the online public consultation on the second draft of the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions, supporting a refocused approach to chronic conditions with an emphasis on prevention and highlighting the links between chronic disease, eye health and vision care. Read more →

Apr 2016

Vision 2020 Australia submission on the Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building Commissioning Framework

Vision 2020 Australia's submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency on the Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building Commissioning Framework asserts a number of recommendations on how to best prepare the blindness and vison impairment services sector for the ILC sourcing process and outcomes-based performance measurements. Read more →

Mar 2016

Vision 2020 Australia submission on the future of Australia’s aged care sector workforce

Vision 2020 Australia submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee on the future of Australia’s aged care sector workforce asserts a number of recommendations on how an industry development strategy, built on advice from consumers, service providers and government can work to ensure people who are blind or vision impaired have the services and supports they need to fully participate in the community. Read more →

Feb 2016

Towards 2020 Factsheet

This Factsheet, to be read in conjunction with the Towards 2020 policy platform, outlines the facts around eye health and vision care nationally and in our region.  Read more →

Feb 2016

Towards 2020 FAQ

This FAQ, to be read in conjunction with the Towards 2020 policy platform, answers commonly asked questions around eye health and vision care nationally and in our region. Read more →

Feb 2016

Towards 2020: A shared vision of working in partnership for eye health and vision care

This policy platform presents a shared vision for eye health and vision care, where no one has avoidable blindness or vision loss and all people who are blind or vision impaired are fully included in the community. Read more →

Dec 2015

Submission to Increasing Choice in Home Care - Stage 1

Vision 2020 Australia has responded to the Department of Social Services Increasing Choice in Home Care (Stage 1).  Read more →

Oct 2015

Short Term Restorative Care Programme Policy Consultation Paper

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the opportunity to provide feedback to the Department of Social Services (the Department) on the New Aged Care Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) Programme Policy Consultation Paper. Read more →

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