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    Media releases

    Macular Disease Foundation Australia can provide expert information and comment on issues relating to macular disease.

    We can facilitate interviews with key influencers and spokespeople across research, advocacy, education, disease prevention and treatment, and low vision.

    Stories and interviews with those living with macular disease can be arranged.

    Media inquiries:

    Michelle Hauschild
    Communications Manager
    d: (02) 8268 8407 | m: 0412 379 702
    e: [email protected]dfoundation.com.au

    Leonie Walton
    Director Marketing & Fundraising
    d: (02) 8268 8401 | m: 0431 159 429
    e: [email protected]

    Media Releases

    2020

    MDFA backs Royal Commission recommendation on low vision aids, calls for national approach to support all Australians living with vision loss (2 March 2021)

    Survey reveals that 50-year-old Australians are at risk of vision loss and blindness (27 October 2020)

    New TV commercial targeting at-risk community (27 October 2020)

    Stars urge Aussies in their 50s to have an eye exam (25 October 2020)

    Million-dollar funding for macular disease research on World Sight Day (8 October 2020)

    Ita’s plea to older Australians: Don’t let Coronavirus fears steal your vision (7 May 2020)

    Risk of increased blindness in COVID confusion (3 April 2020)

    2019

    Macular Disease Foundation Australia awards $600,000 to researchers on World Sight Day (10 October 2019)

    Family connections – are you next in line for AMD? (5 May 2019)

    Jean Kittson’s family link to vision loss (30 April 2019)

    National Strategic Action Plan for Macular Disease (28 March 2019)

    2018

    New sight saving resources for Australia’s Residential Aged Care Facilities (25 October 2018)

    PBS listing a “big win” for thousands of macular disease patients: MDFA (24 October 2018)

    2RT LEAD trial: MDFA statement (24 September 2018)

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