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16 FEB
2017

CERA looks to the promise of driverless vehicles

MEDIA RELEASE. The Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) has revealed it is looking to collaborate with companies, industry, and peak bodies in the development of autonomous vehicle systems.

16 FEB
2017

Increased Optometry Input into Glaucoma Australia Awareness Activities

MEDIA RELEASE  In a move that further recognises the importance of optometry in managing patients with glaucoma and improving the low glaucoma detection rates in Australia, Glaucoma Australia has made a second optometrist appointment to its Council of Management (Council).

24 JAN
2017

Q&A with Andrew Harris

BLOG. Andrew Harris has been an optometrist for over 25 years. Last year, we welcomed Andrew as a new Board member for Vision 2020 Australia. We ask Andrew what he wants to achieve while on the Vision 2020 Australia board and what 2017 will bring for the field of optometry.

09 JAN
2017

Jonathan Goerlach takes the stage

BLOG. I was 15 when I was diagnosed with Usher Syndrome Type 2, a degenerative genetic disorder causing moderate hearing loss, tunnel vision and night blindness.

20 DEC
2016

Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Associations Formalise National Council

MEDIA RELEASE. During the RANZCO/AONAVIC Melbourne Conference, representatives of State based Australian Ophthalmic Nursing Associations formalised the Australian Ophthalmic Nurses Associations National Council of (AONANC) - to strengthen the professions national voice and support professional development.

30 NOV
2016

Vision Australia's Carols by Candlelight in 79th year

BLOG. Learning that your young child has significant vision loss is an emotional blow that is often hard to comprehend. Parents often tell us that it can be difficult to understand the doctor’s diagnosis of their child’s eye condition, what it means, their needs and how they can help

21 NOV
2016

Shepparton residents encouraged to test eyesight

MEDIA RELEASE. The Assistant Minister for Rural Health, Dr David Gillespie, has joined with the Member for Murray, Mr Damian Drum, in Shepparton this morning to learn more about a local initiative promoting good eye health.