Policy Submissions and Proposals

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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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Apr 2016

Vision 2020 Australia submission on the Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building Commissioning Framework

Vision 2020 Australia's submission to the National Disability Insurance Agency on the Information, Linkages and Capacity (ILC) Building Commissioning Framework asserts a number of recommendations on how to best prepare the blindness and vison impairment services sector for the ILC sourcing process and outcomes-based performance measurements.

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Mar 2016

Vision 2020 Australia submission on the future of Australia’s aged care sector workforce

Vision 2020 Australia submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee on the future of Australia’s aged care sector workforce asserts a number of recommendations on how an industry development strategy, built on advice from consumers, service providers and government can work to ensure people who are blind or vision impaired have the services and supports they need to fully participate in the community.

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Feb 2016

Towards 2020 FAQ

This FAQ, to be read in conjunction with the Towards 2020 policy platform, answers commonly asked questions around eye health and vision care nationally and in our region.

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Feb 2016

Towards 2020 Factsheet

This Factsheet, to be read in conjunction with the Towards 2020 policy platform, outlines the facts around eye health and vision care nationally and in our region. 

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Feb 2016

Towards 2020: A shared vision of working in partnership for eye health and vision care

This policy platform presents a shared vision for eye health and vision care, where no one has avoidable blindness or vision loss and all people who are blind or vision impaired are fully included in the community.

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