News

Please use the controls below to refine your search, you can filter by date, or enter a keyword and click “Filter” to find relevant results.

Date Title
11 Jun

Eye health leaders star in the Queen’s Birthday Awards

The Queen's Birthday 2014 Honours List, announced by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) on 9 June, included a number of esteemed colleagues from the eye health and vision care sector.

Read more →

29 May

Australia first e-learning package for Indigenous eye health

The first Australian free online training resources on eye health and diabetes was launched today in Alice Springs.

Read more →

26 May

At-risk Australians in the dark about sight-saving measures

Only 1% of Australians over the age of 50 knew about the Amsler grid–a simple self-test to monitor for symptoms of macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia. 

Read more →

08 May

Two Australian leaders who are blind recognised with international award

Vision Australia congratulates, Deputy Chair Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum and General Manager Advocacy and Engagement, Maryanne Diamond on being announced as recipients of the international 2014 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards.

Read more →

07 May

OAA Members Inspire New Name and Direction

The peak membership body for more than 90 per cent of Australian optometrists is proposing to change its name and refocus its direction in response to a major review completed last month.

Read more →

06 May

Visionary to receive James Cook Medal

Professor Brien Holden has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to science and humanity by the award of the James Cook Medal from The Royal Society of New South Wales.

Read more →

01 May

International Guide Dog Day Paws Parade

International Guide Dog Day celebrates the amazing work of Guide Dogs and Autism Assistance Dogs in the community.

Read more →

01 May

International Guide Dogs Day Paws Parade

International Guide Dogs Day celebrates the amazing work of Guide Dogs and Autism Assistance Dogs in the community.

Read more →

30 Apr

New survey reveals Guide Dogs under attack from off-lead pet dogs

Dog owners urged to ‘Take the lead’ on International Guide Dog Day.

Read more →

22 Apr

Brandon Ah-Tong leading by example

Vision 2020 Australia is delighted to announce that Brandon Ah-Tong, Director of Policy and Advocacy, has been shortlisted for the 2014 Victorian Disability Sector Awards.

Read more →

Displaying 241 - 250 of 338

Back to top