On the last weekend of March 2019, the Blind Citizens Australia Convention was held in Hobart, over 100 delegates attended in person, with another 115 from six countries tuning in via the live stream.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a roadmap for global development efforts to 2030 and beyond for developed and developing countries to ensure the peace, protection and poverty eradication around the world.
Jess Gallagher talks about World Sight Day, making vision count and how the ability for people who are blind or vision impaired to participate in society has changed for the better thanks to technology.
In the fifth and final installment in the Leadership Inspiring Change blog series, Vision 2020 Australia's own Director of Policy and Advocacy, Brandon Ah Tong, talks about how living with disabiltiy has helped him understand the importance policy that better reflects how we live and addresses the needs of individuals.
In the first of the Leadership Inspiring Change blog series, Dr Jessica Gallagher writes about how being a paralymian helps her change people’s perceptions on what is possible.
Connect: a simple word, but a very valuable concept in the context of a three-country development project being delivered at multiple locations and with different priorities.
Vision 2020 Australia talks to Professor Sheila O’Sullivan about her dynamic career in strategic political communications, passion for social justice, lecturing commitments and her current role as Chair of the Vision Initiative Steering Committee.
Brandon Ah Tong Director of Policy and Advocacy at Vision 2020 Australia blogs about his journey with Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Just last week, the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee released a report from the Inquiry into Australia’s overseas aid and development assistance program. Here is a brief overview and analysis for the eye health sector.
Jaki Adams-Barton, new Chair of the Vision 2020 Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee, blogs about her work as Manager of The Fred Hollows Foundation’s Indigenous Australia Program and her commitment to improving the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.