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Our Purpose

We  help  people  with  glaucoma  get  detected  early  and  adhere  to  their  treatment management plan so they can prevent irreversible sight loss and maintain their quality of life with confidence in their eye health.

Our Mission

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

Our Vision

For Australians to be free of glaucoma blindness

Our Values

Hope, Advocacy, Empowerment and Integrity.

Board Members


Executive Committee Members
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A/Prof Simon Skalicky - President
Deborah Ziegler – Honorary Secretary
David Koob – Honorary Treasurer

Ophthalmology Committee
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Dr Hamish Dunn - Chair
Dr Mark Chiang 
Dr Jennifer Fan Gaskin
Dr Shweta Kaushik
Dr Jonathan Ng
Dr Simon Phipps
Dr Sam Dance
Dr Brian Ang
Dr Stuart Graham
Dr Katherine Masselos
Dr Tu Tran
Dr Colin Clements

Optometry Committee
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Dr Benjamin Ashby - Chair
Inez Hsing
Jack Phu
Anthony Sargeant
Ho Wah Ng
Joe Nazarian
Bahara Musaf


Pharmacy Committee
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Kirsten McKerrell - Chair
Amanda Seeto
Helen Stone
Brinley Hosking
Debbie Rigby
Dan Hillier
Khanh Nguyen
Nhan Do
Emna Malas
Han Fey Yap
Maiyam Aly
Jessica Leung

Research Committee
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James Christensen - Chair
Dr Hamish Dunn
Kirsten McKerrell
Dr Ben Ashby
David Koob

Independent Research Panel
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Prof Allison McKendrick
A/Prof Andrew White
Andrew Matthews
Dr George Kong
Dr Jennifer Fan Gaskin
A/Prof Bang Bui

ICT Committee
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Maree O'Brien - Chair
Satish Chandar
Don Koch

Audit and Risk Committee
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Rowan McMonnies - Chair
Deborah Ziegler
David Koob
Maree O'Brien
James Christensen

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.

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