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Mar 2018

World Glaucoma Week Video

During World Glaucoma Week, Glaucoma Australia is encouraging relatives of those with glaucoma to have a comprehensive eye exam by an optometrist or ophthalmologist from age 40 and every 2 years ongoing. Read more →

Mar 2018

International Women's Day Highlights Gender Inequality in Eye Health #PressForProgress

International Women's Day Video 2018 Read more →

Feb 2018

Orthoptics Awareness Week video

Orthoptics Awareness Week (OAW) is an important event in the Orthoptics Australia calendar each year. This year it will be held from Monday the 5th to Friday the 9th of March 2018. Read more →

Feb 2018

Alastair McEwin Parliamentary Friends Group Speech - 12 February 2018

Alastair McEwin Australia’s Disability Discrimination Commissioner delivered the keynote address on disability and employment Read more →

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 →

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