Journal article

Lessons learned from a subsidised spectacles scheme aiming to improve eye health in Aboriginal people in Victoria, Australia

Timothy R Fricke, Chelsea Brand, Levi Lovett, Neville W Turner, Mitchell D Anjou, Sharon A Bentley

Australian Health Review | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2020


Funding Acknowledgements

The evaluation of the Victorian Aboriginal Spectacles Subsidy Scheme was funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Victorian Government. The authors acknowledge Genevieve Napper (Australian College of Optometry) for her dedication to this program specifically and accessible public eye care in general, Catherine Thompson (Department of Health and Human Services, VictorianGovernment) for her decades of contribution to the Victorian Eyecare Service, Maureen O'Keefe (Australian College of Optometry) for her support of the program, all agencies and practitioners who have contributed to the programand the communitymemberswho participated in the evaluation.