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01 Apr

Leading the way at VISION2014

Plenty of interesting discussions on eye health are in full swing at the 11th International Conference on Low Vision which kicked off at the Melbourne Convention Centre yesterday.

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01 Apr

New website shines a light on vision loss

With the incidence of vision loss increasing, a new website, www.visionloss.com.au, was launched today to enable people affected to know how and where to access services as quickly as possible.

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19 Mar

Praise from parliamentarian for sector event

Andrew Laming MP, co-chair of the Parliamentary Friends Group for Eye Health and Vision Care, praised the sector for turning the spotlight on vision impairment and blindness. 

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19 Mar

Parliamentary Friends Group dinner photo gallery

The Parliamentary Friends Group for Eye Health and Vision Care dinner was held at Parliament House in Canberra on Monday 17 March, 2014. Here are a selection of photos from the event.

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14 Mar

50 years in optometry, 40 years of innovation – Professor Brien Holden reflects

Since its humble beginnings in 1973, starting with the establishment of the Optometric Vision Research Foundation, Brien Holden Vision Institute has been at the forefront of vision technology, contributing to some of the most innovative advances that have shaped the optometric landscape.

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11 Mar

RANZCO joins forces with The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust and partners in the fight against avoidable blindness

RANZCO is today delighted to be named as one of 11 expert institutions from across the Commonwealth who have come together for the first time as the Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium, thanks to a £7.1 million grant from The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust.

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11 Mar

£7.1 million grant from The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust to accelerate the fight against avoidable blindness

On Commonwealth Day 2014, The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust supports eye health experts to accelerate the fight against avoidable blindness

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07 Mar

Beat Invisible Glaucoma – It’s B.I.G.

A new campaign launched today – Beat Invisible Glaucoma – is calling on Australians to fight the disease which is the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness.

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19 Feb

Too dry, or not too dry – that is the question

For those who wear contact lenses, ocular comfort and safety can be as important as being able to see clearly. Brien Holden Vision Institute research has continued to provide clinical evidence through a series of studies that look at contact lens performance by combining different lenses with different lens care products.

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18 Feb

Keep Election Commitments on Aid – ACFID Releases Budget Submission

The peak body for Australia’s international aid NGOs has today released its submission to the Federal Government ahead of the May budget, calling for promises on aid to be kept. 

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