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18 Jul

eBulletin July 2014

Welcome to our new-look eBulletin. There is a lot happening over the next six months. We have a new Chair, a new Strategic Plan, and World Sight Day is just 12 weeks away.

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16 Jul

You think this is scary?

New Diabetes Australia campaign compares fear of getting type 2 diabetes with fear of sharks and spiders.

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01 Jul

Imagine missing the big moments in your life

Nearly half of all Australian's are refusing to acknowledge the importance of eye health. Get your eyes checked this JulEYE!

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01 Jul

Primary Eye Care eLearning

Brien Holden Vision Institute has released the new Primary Eye Care Checks eLearning module.

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20 Jun

Response to new aid policy framework

Vision 2020 Australia responds to the release of the Federal Government’s new aid policy framework.

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18 Jun

New name for Association for the Blind of WA

The Association for the Blind of WA, one of the State’s most established and respected charities, has officially changed its name to VisAbility.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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