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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 →

Sep 2016

Position statement on meaningful employment for people with disability in the Australian Public Service

Vision 2020 Australia considers it critical that the Australian Government lead by example and demonstrate their commitment to diversity by implementing a package of measures, including an overall target of seven per cent for people with disability, including people who are blind or vision impaired, employed in the Australian Public Service workforce to be achieved within the next five years (2016-2021).  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 →

May 2016

Eye health workforce in Australia

This report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) presents the latest available data on the eye health workforce in Australia. It also provides a baseline for reporting against workforce capacity indicators. Read more →

May 2016

East Asia Vision Program - three year combined completion report case studies

A selection of case studies from the East Asia Vision Program combined three year completion report. Read more →

May 2016

What does the Federal Budget 2016 mean for eye health and vision care?

Federal Budget 2016 overview, highlighting the items which impact the eye health and vision care sector. 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 →

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