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Mar 2021

Public cataract surgery – the case for increasing access for Australians in need

Cataract is one of the leading causes of avoidable vision loss in Australia and Vision 2020 Australia members have identified improving access to public cataract surgery as a high priority for both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. Vision 2020 Australia commissioned the University of New South Wales to conduct an analysis […]

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Dec 2015

Investing in Vision

The Investing in Vision report, from the Fred Hollows Foundation and PwC, is the first of its kind to calculate the costs and benefits of achieving the elimination of avoidable blindness and visual impairment, on a global scale, by the year 2020.

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Sep 2015

Value of Indigenous sight: An economic analysis

The Value of Indigenous Sight PwC report, commissioned by University of Melbourne Indigenous Eye Health, was released today. It measures the value of implementing 42 recommendations in the University’s Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision.

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Aug 2015

A snapshot of blindness and low vision services in Australia

Vision 2020 Australia, National Disability Services (NDS) and the Australian Blindness Forum (ABF) undertook an online survey of their collective members (service providers, consumer groups and research bodies), in order to obtain a national perspective on the blindness, low vision and rehabilitation sector. 

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Sep 2013

Clear Focus: The Economic Impact of Vision Loss in Australia in 2009

Vision 2020 Australia, on behalf of its members has commissioned a report from the independent economic analysts, Access Economics Pty Limited to update Clear Insight(2004) – a report outlining the economic impact and cost of vision loss in Australia.

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Dec 2011

Eye Related Injuries in Australia

Eye-related injuries in Australia is the third in a series of national reports providing an overview of eye health in Australia. 

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Dec 2011

National Indigenous Eye Health Survey report

Published by the Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne in collaboration with the Centre for Eye Research Australia and the Vision CRC.

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