Read the latest news and stories from CBM Australia’s work helping people with disabilities living in the world’s poorest places. 

R U OK? CBM is trying to help.

Today is ‘R U OK’ day, a national campaign which aims to inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with people around them and support anyone...

A premiership champ in Nepal: sight-saving surgery with Sam

Sam Butler, AFL player and 2006 West Coast Eagles premiership champion, talks to CBM...

Former AFL player in Nepal Read his incredible story

We meet the premiership champion who’s in Nepal to support CBM Australia. This year former West...

R U OK? A conversation can make all the difference

At just 26 years old, Hein lost his sight due to an accident at...

Miracles Day with a dash of coffee

During Miracles Day the energy was abuzz at CBM HQ thanks to over 80 amazing volunteers. From 6am – 10pm they answered phones, kept everyone fed...

What does climate change have to do with poverty and disability?

CBM has consulted on environmental issues with self-help groups of people with disabilities and...

What does CBM do in Australia to limit our impact?

CBM is committed to understanding where greenhouse gas emissions arise from our operations in our head...

Building the resilience of people with disabilities to prepare for the impact of climate change

Communities in our region are already seeing their climate changing....

CBM Australia Climate Change Position Statement

CBM Australia recognises that climate change poses a significant risk to communities around the world; particularly those communities trapped in a...

Improving resilience: Khaleda harvests crops successfully after cyclone early warning system

Khaleda Begum is a 41 year old woman with...

Health and climate change in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia

The Amhara Region in Ethiopia has been cultivated for millennia with no variations or...

How many volunteers does it take to create Miracles Day?

80. That is how many amazing volunteers came through our doors on Miracles Day...

Over 44,000 Miracles and still counting…

You did it! Over 44,000 Miracles and still counting… children and adults will be receiving a life-changing Miracle of their sight...

Navraj’s story

"The doctor cleaned my eye. Now everything looks neat and clean." - Navraj Growing up without family support, 13-year-old Navraj is an orphan with Down Syndrome. So you...

Sign Language Rights for All

“Sign Language Rights for All highlights that full enjoyment of linguistic rights is vital in facilitating the full inclusion of the Deaf Community within...

CBM Australia is proud to be a member of Micah Australia

Here at CBM, we are devoted to transforming the lives of the world’s most...

Shaping Indonesian communities for generations

Fourteen years ago I was in Aceh as part of the humanitarian emergency response for the devastating 2004 tsunami. Last week...

Eye health camp takes up residency in East Nepal

An inclusive eye health camp in a small village in eastern Nepal, near the border with India, was the...

Transforming lives – the passion driving us and our work

CBM has a long and inspiring history of working to prevent blindness and support...

Reena Was at Serious Risk of Losing Sight in Her Right Eye

This is Reena. Reena lives in one of the most impoverished countries in the world...