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Ophthamology media awards

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists ophthalmology media awards honour journalists who excel in reporting and raising the profile of eye disease/eye-health.

The $5,000 prize is open to all Australians and New Zealanders and will be awarded to the journalist who is deemed to have given the public the best understanding of eye disease/eye-health.

To be eligible, stories must have appeared in the media between 1 October 2013 and 1 October 2014.

Please submit pieces for review by COB on 5 October 2014.

The winner will be awarded at RANZCO’s 46th Annual Scientific Congress in Brisbane, on Tuesday 26 November, 2014.

Entries will be judged by a committee of professionals selected for their knowledge of eye health issues, public health and the media.

For more information and to apply please visit: www.ranzco.edu/communications/mediaawards

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