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Feb 2017

Productivity Commission Issues Paper into Human Services: Vision 2020 Australia Submission

Vision 2020 Australia outlines ten recommendations which, if implemented fully, would ensure that eye health and vision care outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are improved through better access to effective and reliable services. Read more →

Dec 2016

Vision 2020 Australia response New Disability Employment Services from 2018

Vision 2020 Australia response to the Department of Social Services on the New Disability Employment Services (DES) from 2018 asserts a number of recommendations on how DES can be reformed to ensure that participants who are blind or vision impaired, and people with disability more broadly, can have genuine choice and control over the services they need to gain meaningful employment, in line with their skills and career objectives.  Read more →

Dec 2016

Vision 2020 Australia submission to the Aged Care Legislated Review

Vision 2020 Australia’s response to the Department of Health’s Aged Care Legislated Review asserts a number of recommendations on how the aged care system can be better administered and formulated to ensure adequate recognition and understanding of the needs of older people with disability, including people who are blind or vision impaired, within the aged care sector. Read more →

Nov 2016

Vision 2020 Australia Annual Reports

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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 →

Nov 2016

Annual General Meeting (AGM) items

The 16th Annual General Meeting of Vision 2020 The Right to Sight Australia (‘Vision 2020 Australia’) will be held at 11.00am (AEDT) Tuesday 29 November 2016 at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in the Council Room. 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 →

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

Position statement on access to anti-VEGF therapy

Vision 2020 Australia has identified two key barriers to access to anti-VEGF therapy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and those in rural and remote Australia, making four key recommendations to eliminate these barriers and improve access to these sight-saving therapies.  Read more →

Oct 2016

National Eye Health Survey Report

The first national survey report to determine the prevalence and major causes of vision impairment and blindness in Australia prepared by the Centre for Eye Research Australia and Vision 2020 Australia. Read more →

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