CBS Defined

A vision-impaired
person of sound mind experiences
phantom images (visions) in
their visual field.

National helpline
1300 121 123

CBSF as a legal entity

  • The Foundation is listed as a public company with limited guarantee through the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).  


  • Australian Business Number (ABN) is: 35 160 445 090  


  • Endorsed as a deductible gift recipient (DGR) by the Australian Taxation Office. This means that all donations of $2 or more are tax-deductible. 


  • The CBS Foundation is recognised as a charitable organisation with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             


  • Accredited as a health promotion charity by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).


  • Became operational in March, 2013 and is based at Ross House, Melbourne CBD.


CBSF Board

The board comprises the following directors:

Patrick Moore

Former President of the Macular Vision Loss Support Society of Australia (1994 -2018) and previously a Board member at the Council of the Ageing (COTA). Patrick lives with an atypical form of macular degeneration and CBS.  (Deceased February 2023) 


Inbal Steinberg

Technology consultant, speaker and educator. Previous roles as software developer, entrepreneur and technologist. 


Scot Muirden

Degrees in psychology and social work. Experience in psychiatry and vision impairment sectors.


Dean Errez

Economics degree with expertise in the banking sector - especially financial risk.





The Foundation recognises that our physical office is located on the ancestral lands of the Wurundjeri and Boon wurrung nations. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.