Sarah Davies Policy and Advocacy Adviser at Vision 2020 Australia writes about the 49th Annual Scientific Congress of The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists
Vision 2020 Australia Policy and Advocacy Officer Sarah Davies questions why Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health was largely ignored in the 2017-18 Federal Budget.
For many Australians, particularly in remote and regional areas, spectacles can be costly and difficult to access. In Australia, subsidised schemes exist however; they are not uniform across the country.
Last week, Vision 2020 Australia provided input to the Department of Social Services consultation on the Quality and Safeguarding Framework for the NDIS. Sarah Davis explorse the key points made in the submission.
As one of the Abbott Government’s key policy reform areas attracting significant political and community attention since coming into office, Australia’s overseas aid program is a difficult space to have a voice.
Sarah blogs about the passionate discussions and presentations at the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Eye Health Coordination Forum held in Melbourne on 23 June 2014.