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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 →

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 →

Oct 2016

Eye health by numbers

An eye health and vision care snapshot infographic.  Read more →

Aug 2016

Position statement on a nationally consistent approach to subsidised spectacle schemes

Vision 2020 Australia endorses the Optometry Australia Principles for nationally consistent subsidised spectacle schemes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: Recommended implementation standards. Read more →

Jul 2016

East Asia Vision Program- Combined Year Three Annual and Completion report

The Vision 2020 Australia Global Consortium’s East Asia Vision Program (EAVP) is a key component of the Australian Government’s East Asia Avoidable Blindness Initiative (ABI). The report covers the three-year program of activities in Cambodia, Timor-Leste and Vietnam from 2013-2015. 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 →

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