Pre-Budget Submission 2018
Fighting Blindness drafted a pre-budget submission for consideration by the government in the upcoming budget. Our recommendations are as follows:
- Increased funding for medical research into eye conditions.
- Implementation of the Primary Care Eye Services Review Group Report 2017.
- Core funding to expand the In-Sight counselling service.
- Funding for a national inter-agency helpline and information hub.
- Core funding for the appointment of a genetic counsellor.
- Introduction of a VAT compensation scheme for charities
For more information about our advocacy work please visit the ‘Empower’ section of our website or contact us at email@example.com or 01 6789 004.