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    Farewell to Julie Heraghty

    Julie Heraghty will step down from her role as Chief Executive Officer for the Foundation from 31 December 2017. 

    2017 Research Grant awards

    Three leading macular disease researchers have been awarded $600,000 in research Macular Disease Foundation Australia grants.

    Pollen face - winning entry showing a rainbow lorikeet covered in pollen

    2017 mEYE World photo competition

    Macular Disease Foundation Australia today announced the grand finalist and category winners of the mEYE World Photographic Competition 2017.

    World Sight Day

    MDFA is celebrating World Sight Day 2017 with a further commitment of $600,000 into some of Australia’s leading research in macular disease.

    Anne Mess

    Anne Mess has a lot on her plate

    Anne Ness is 75 years old and is a carer for her husband. She talks about how she manages and keeps time for herself.

    Cheryl OReilly

    Cheryl O’Reilly speaks about caring for her mom with CBS

    Cheryl O’Reilly cares for her mother who has Charles Bonnet Syndrome. She shares her story of her mother’s diagnosis and how she copes.

    Amanda Little

    Amanda Little is a business woman, mother and carer

    Amanda Little is a carer for her mother, Nancy, who has age-related macular degeneration who is also legally blind.

    Nancy Little

    Nancy Little on maintaining independence with AMD

    Nancy Little lives with age-related macular degeneration and shares her story and how she maintains her independence.

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    Bank for the blind?

    MDFA supports calls for the Commonwealth Bank to stop the roll out of touchscreen EFTPOS machines until accessibility issues are fixed.