2020 Barry Jones Vision Oration

As Vision 2020 Australia celebrates its 20th year, the Board is pleased to announce establishment of the annual Barry Jones Vision Oration, named in honour of the Hon Dr Barry Jones AC, who has been a long standing supporter of our shared vision over many years. This oration will offer an annual opportunity to recognise the importance of eye health and vision matters, and to profile the outstanding achievements across our sector.

For the inaugural oration, we are pleased to confirm that Dr James Muecke, 2020 Australian of the Year, will be speaking on the following topics:

  • Harnessing your passion to change the world – social entrepreneurship
  • Blinded by sugar – the toxic impact of sugar and the rising tide of type 2 diabetes

The event will be held via a national webinar at 5pm AEDT on Wednesday 28 October 2020. For more information please contact


Vision 2020 Australia invites you to attend the inaugural 2020 Barry Jones Vision Oration. ‘Harnessing your passion to change the world’ & ‘Blinded by sugar’ To be presented by Dr James Muecke AM, Australian of the Year On 28 October 2020, 5.00-6.00pm AEST via Zoom webinar. Please register for the webinar by clicking on this image or the registration link below. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.