1 June 2007 - 31 August 2007
Protect your eyes in the cold weather, and during winter sports.
Medical Research Week
2 June 2007 - 9 June 2007
Organised by the Australian Society for Medical Research. See www.asmr.org.au for details of this years program.
Macular Degeneration Week
4 June 2007 - 10 June 2007
Deafblind Awareness Week
26 June 2007 - 2 July 2007
The Deafblind Association raise awareness of the issues facing people who live with deafness and blindness. See www.dba.asn.au for more details.
Genetic Support Awareness Week
2 July 2007 - 8 July 2007
The impact of genetics on eye health eg glaucoma.
10 July 2007 - 16 July 2007
All people with diabetes need to have their eyes check at least every second year. See www.dav.org.au for more details.
For more information visit http://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au
National Glaucoma Week
15 July 2007 - 21 July 2007
National Glaucoma Week seeks to raise awareness of the ‘silent’ eye disease – glaucoma, and to encourages all Australians, once they reach the age of 40, to undertake a comprehensive eye test every two years. Glaucoma has no early symptoms, it cannot be self- detected. The awareness week highlights the dangers of undetected and untreated glaucoma.
International Day of Indigenous People
9 August 2007
Celebrate the International Day of Indigenous People and the gift of their culture to all Australians. Promote the eye examinations for Indigenous Australians on this day.
Eye Health Week
12 August 2007 - 19 August 2007
International Youth Day
12 August 2007
1 September 2007 - 31 October 2007
Impact of pollens and allergies on eye health.
International Day of Older Persons
1 September 2007
Messages about eye health for older people.
2 September 2007
Has dad had his eyes checked?
ADS & ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting
5 September 2007 - 7 September 2007
Christchurch NZ 5- 7th September.
ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting
For more information visit http://www.ads-adea2002.conf.au
International Literacy Day
8 September 2007
Implications of poor eye health on child and adult literacy.
14th International DeafBlind Conference “Touching the World”
24 September 2007 - 30 September 2007
Held in Burswood Entertainment Complex, Perth WA
For further information:http://www.dbiconference2007.asn.au/
For more information visit http://www.dbansw.au.com
World Retina Day
25 September 2007
World Sight Day
14 October 2007
World Rural Women’s Day
15 October 2007
Importance of eye care in rural women’s health services.
World Diabetes Day
14 November 2007
For more information visit http://www.idf.org
Annual Scientific Orthoptic Conference
25 November 2007 - 28 November 2007
For further details - www.orthoptics.org.au