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QEI Foundation

  • 12 May, 2020

Queenslanders urged to not neglect vital eye appointments out of COVID-19 fears

May is traditionally Macula Month – an awareness initiative spearheaded by the Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA). Last year, the Queen...

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  • 08 May, 2020

In memory of Sister Regis Mary Dunne

The Queensland Eye Institute is saddened to note the passing of Sister Regis Mary Dunne at the age of 93. Sr Regis Mary was a dedicated supporter of t...

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  • 01 Apr, 2020

Australian charities already feeling the impacts of coronavirus crisis

After a turbulent period of droughts, fires and floods, Australia’s charity and not-for-profit sector is facing its greatest challenge yet in the fo...

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  • 16 Mar, 2020

Glaucoma Day Success!

Recently, QEIF hosted an event in support of World Glaucoma Week. Guests were invited to join us for a free morning tea and information seminar with p...

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  • 05 Dec, 2019

Last Seen Exhibition raises sight saving funds for QEIF

We are happy to announce that QEIF’s Last Seen Exhibition to save sight has been a huge success. The Preview Lunch, Cocktail Party & Auction and...

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  • 30 Aug, 2019

QEIF’s CEO talks Last Seen

All good awareness and fundraising campaigns need a strong story–telling component. QEIF’s CEO and Executive Director, Mark Radford explains, “W...

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  • 02 Aug, 2019

The legacy of Charles Viertel

George Curphey, former Trustee and Chair of the Sylvia & Charles Viertel Charitable Foundation and current Trustee, Rex Freudenberg recently visit...

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  • 30 Jul, 2019

Mario Pennisi joins QEIF Board

QEIF is pleased to announce the appointment of Mario Pennisi as a Non-Executive Director. Mario has more than 30 years’ experience in managing and g...

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  • 18 Sep, 2018

Play for Purpose is back with over 7,500 prizes!

Play for Purpose is back! The Sports and Charity Raffle second game has over $500,000 worth of prizes to be won, while supporting QEI’s eye heal...

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  • 23 Aug, 2018

53 years of research

Earlier this year, QEI celebrated its 53rd anniversary – our journey began in 1965 when the Australian Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness (Q...

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