Policy Submissions and Proposals

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Jan 2020

Submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

This submission was informed by members of Vision 2020 Australia’s Independence and Participation Committee. The Committee is made up of representatives working towards improving the ability of Australians who are blind or vision impaired to participate in the community, and ensuring evidence supports better, sustainable service and program delivery.

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Dec 2019

2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission

2020 is a unique year to raise awareness of the importance of good eye and vision care and invest in initiatives that can transform the eye health and vision of Australia and its neighbours. This submission outlines priorities for eye sector investment – a number of which will support the Government to deliver on its […]

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Apr 2019

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care on the Cataract Clinical Care Standard: Consultation draft

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Cataract Clinical Care Standard: Consultation draft.

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Feb 2019

Streamlined consumer assessment for Aged Care

Eye Health and Vision Care Sector Submission to the Department of Health Discussion Paper December 2018.
 

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Feb 2019

2019-20 Pre-Budget Submission

Vision 2020 Australia considers that by working in partnership across government, non-government, private and community sectors, avoidable blindness and vision loss in Australia and our region can be prevented and treated and ensure that people who are blind or vision impaired of all ages, have equal access to services to support their independence and community participation. 

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Nov 2018

Submission to the Inquiry into the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

This submission was informed by Vision 2020 Australia's Global Committee. The Committee is made up of representatives providing eye health and vision care expertise to the Indo-Pacific region.

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Oct 2018

DFAT Soft Power Review

Vision 2020 Australia welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Soft Power review. This submission highlights how Australian investments in inclusive eye health and vision care services can strongly contribute to Australia’s soft power and influence in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Aug 2018

Inquiry into the strategic effectiveness and outcomes of Australia’s aid program in the Indo-Pacific and its role in supporting our regional interests

Vision 2020 Australia’s submission focuses on the important role eye health and vision careprograms have played in delivering the strategic outcomes of Australia’s aid budget in the Indo-Pacific, which has delivered profoundly positive impacts for individuals and partner countries.

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Apr 2018

Vision 2020 Australia Submission to the Closing the Gap Refresh Discussion Paper

Our members call on the government to recommit to the Close the Gap Statement of Intent and undertake a process of true consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to co-design the refreshed Closing the Gap strategy.

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Jun 2016

Response to consultation on the second draft of the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions

Vision 2020 Australia has responded to the online public consultation on the second draft of the National Strategic Framework for Chronic Conditions, supporting a refocused approach to chronic conditions with an emphasis on prevention and highlighting the links between chronic disease, eye health and vision care.

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