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18 APR
2019

ALP’s positive commitment to First Australians' vision

Vision 2020 Australia has welcomed the ALP’s plan to improve the health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people – particularly its intention to invest $13 million to help reduce avoidable blindness.

03 APR
2019

MARKING THE NATURE OF THINGS. ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE: LIZ WALKER AND AVIS GARDNER

Nathalia and surrounding communities are about to get yet another treat arranged by The G.R.A.I.N. Store in partnership with the Vision Initiative. Artists Liz Walker and Avis Gardner will be taking part in an artist in residence program at the gallery in April, encompassing a range of workshops, open studio sessions and an evolving exhibition. The artists will transform the Community Gallery into a working artist studio for the two-week period.

28 MAR
2019

An end to the eye health and vision gap is within reach

Vision 2020 Australia, the peak body for the eye sector, is calling for action to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People have the same access to eye care as other Australians. The recently released Strong eyes, strong communities – A five year plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health and vision, 2019-2024 sets out a plan to achieve this goal.

15 MAR
2019

MDFA to distribute toolkits ahead of Macula Month

Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA) will distribute digital toolkits to eyecare providers ahead of its month-long national awareness campaign, which this year will maintain a sharp focus on hereditary links associated with the disease.

12 MAR
2019

Welcome to VIewpoint

Vision Initiative news is moving! VIewpoint is our new electronic, environmentally friendly, monthly newsletter. VIewpoint will bring you more frequent updates and news on eye health and vision care in Victoria.