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Retina Australia is a public company limited by guarantee, entirely funded by public donation. 

The company has Gift deductibility status. 

Retina Australia is committed to raising funds for research into the detection, prevention, treatment and cure of inherited retinal dystrophies.
Retina Australia distributes funds to scientific researchers in leading universities throughout Australia and New Zealand, and also offers funds to the Inherited Retinal Diseases Register and DNA Bank in Western Australia.

Through it’s state member organizations, crucial support and information is provided to the newly-diagnosed and to those whose vision is deteriorating.

Mission Statement

It is our objective to provide information and the opportunity of support to persons and families affected by Retinitis Pigmentosa and other retinal dystrophies and to raise funds to finance scientific research into the causes, prevention and cure of Retinitis Pigmentosa and other retinal dystrophies.

National Board:

Chairman: Leighton Boyd
Vice Chairman: Jeremy D'Souza
Company Secretary: Rosemary Boyd

Noel Burton
Melanie Chatfield
Robert Craft
Julie Demarte
Anne Housego
Peter Maas
Robin Poke




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