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Our Purpose

Our Purpose is to improve the lives of people with glaucoma and those at risk, by increasing early detection and positive treatment outcomes through education, advocacy, and research. We empower individuals to take an active interest in and understand their own eye health; we promote research, innovation and work with eye and health care professionals. 

Our Mission

To prevent sight loss by increasing early detection and improving treatment adherence. 

Our Vision

To free Australians from glaucoma blindness.

Our Values

  • Leadership - We support & advocate for people with glaucoma.
  • Empowerment - We give people with glaucoma confidence in their eye care.
  • Respect - We encourage and respect our staff, volunteers and all affiliates and find innovative and collaborative ways to benefit their overall wellbeing.
  • Expertise - We drive and champion evidence-based research, education, and professional collaboration.
  • Integrity - We provide a consistent, informed, empathic approach with the broader community, patients, and professionals.
Our Strategy
Strategic Overview 2022
Strategic Plan 2022
Board Members


Clinical Advisory Panel
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Dr Katherine Masselos - Chair, Ophthalmologist
Dr David Wechsler - Ophthalmologist
Dr Nelson Kuo - Ophthalmologist
Dr Mark Chiang - Ophthalmologist
Dr Jennifer Fan-Gaskin  - Ophthalmologist
Dr Brian Ang - Ophthalmologist
Dr Geoffrey Chan - Ophthalmologist

Dr Ben Ashby - Optometrist 
Peter Murphy - Optometrist
Inez Hsing - Optometrist
Ho Wah Ng  - Optometrist
Anna Delmadoros - Optometrist
Janelle Tong – Optometrist

Kirsten McKerrell - Pharmacist
Debbie Rigby - Pharmacist
Han Fey Yap - Pharmacist
Jessica Leung - Pharmacist
Khanh Nguyen - Pharmacist
Mariyam Aly - Pharmacist
Dan Hillier - Pharmacist
Nhan Do - Pharmacist

Media and Digital Technology Committee
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Satish Chandar - Chair
Don Koch

Audit and Risk Committee
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William Peter Day - Chair
Kirsten McKerrell 
Lynette Klein

Independent Research Panel
Patron & Ambassadors
Kirk Pengilly
Our Supporters

It is only through the support and generosity of notable individuals, corporate sponsors, trusts and foundations that Glaucoma Australia can continue to accomplish its vision.

Our Research

Since its inception, Glaucoma Australia has committed over $1 million to support Australian glaucoma research across a diverse range of projects.

Honorary Life Governors
Contact Us

Glaucoma Australia provides free education and support to people living with glaucoma.