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Vision Initiative

News

02 SEP
2019

Victorian public health and wellbeing plan 2019–2023

The Victorian public health and wellbeing plan 2019–2023 (the plan) continues the Victorian Government's vision for the public health and wellbeing of Victorians: 'A Victoria free of the avoidable burden of disease and injury so that all Victorians can enjoy the highest attainable standards of health, wellbeing and participation at every age.'

15 JUL
2019

Diabetes Victoria: It’s time to get back to basics

Diabetes is one of the most misunderstood health conditions. To educate Victorians about diabetes, Diabetes Victoria is launching a brand new Back to Basics campaign during National Diabetes Week (14 – 20 July 2019), educating the general public about diabetes in a series of short videos dealing with one issue at a time. 

11 JUL
2019

Accredited Quit Online Training for GPs

Quit has developed online training to equip GPs with the skills, confidence and knowledge to have brief advice conversations with their patients who smoke. 

08 JUL
2019

A plan for better vision this NAIDOC week

Vision 2020 Australia, the peak body for the eye sector, is marking NAIDOC week by calling for action to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People have the same access to eye care as other Australians.

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.