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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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