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Feb 2018

Vision Australia's Building Stronger Futures Program

Do you remember when you applied for or started your first job? Do remember when you went to your first interview? With youth unemployment rates at record highs, scoring that first job can be even harder for young people who are blind or have low vision. The Building Stronger Futures pre-employment program funded by Empowering Youth Initiatives and run by Vision Australia currently supports young people who are blind or have low vision become job ready. Read more →

Feb 2018

A message from gough founder and company director of Beernuts Productions

People who are blind or have low vision should be supported to achieve their career goals, work passions and dreams.    Unfortunately, people with a disability especially, people who are blind or have low vision are under represented in the workforce. Vision 2020 Australia and our members are working towards the increased economic participation of people with a disability, with a focus on people who are blind or have low vision in the workforce. Read more →

Feb 2018

Graeme Innes Former Disability Discrimination Commissioner

Graeme Innes the former Disability Discrimination Commissioner shares his personal story and how he overcame the odds stacked against people with a disability, especially people who are blind or have low vision looking for work in Australia. Read more →

Feb 2018

Kelly Schulz Accessibility and Inclusion Advisor for Telstra

Do you know what your organisations diversity policy says? What would you do if someone who was blind or has low vision turned up to an interview at your organisation? Some great questions posed by Kelly Schulz, who has been vision impaired since birth and is the current Senior Advisor for Accessibility and Inclusion at Telstra.  Read more →

Feb 2017

Emma Bennison on using AltText and describing photos on social media

Blind Citizens Australia Executive Officer and former National President Emma Bennison gives tips on how to easily describe photos on social media to ensure that people who are blind or vision impaired are included in the conversation. Read more →

Oct 2016

Eye health and vision care- strong examples of effective Australian aid

Eye health programs are proven to have practical and long lasting impacts for some of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. Chair of Vision 2020 Australia Amanda Vanstone and Patron and former Chair Barry Jones join voices to prove bipartisan support for Australian aid changes lives and reduces poverty.  Read more →

Oct 2016

National Eye Health Survey Video

The National Eye Health Survey, led by Vision 2020 Australia and the Centre for Eye Research Australia, is the first comprehensive national survey of the prevalence of vision impairment in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians and provides a benchmark against which to measure national progression in eye health and vision care. Read more →

Feb 2016

Seeing Results: The changing face of eye health and development in the region

Much has been achieved across the Indo-Pacific region because of Australia’s global leadership and investment in eye health and vision care.  Read more →

Oct 2015

Tribute to Brien Holden OAM

The Hon Dr Barry Jones AC pays tribute to the late Professor Brien Holden OAM on behalf of Vision 2020 Australia and the broader eye health and vision care sector. Read more →

Sep 2015

National Eye Health Survey NSW launch

WIN News Illawarra clip about the NSW launch of the National Eye Health Survey. Read more →

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