Our Office Staff
Optometry Australia is located in Carlton, Melbourne and Canberra.
|Optometry Australia - Melbourne
Level 1, 201 Clarendon St,
Sth Melbourne, VIC, 3205
Tel : (03) 9668 8500
Fax: (03) 9663 7478
PO Box 185, Carlton South, VIC, 3053
|Optometry Australia - Canberra
Suite 6A Level 1, 51/55-57 Northbourne Ave,
Canberra, ACT, 2601
Tel : (02) 6247 3682
Fax: (03) 9663 7478
The CEO office function includes the overall management and responsibility of our team at Optometry Australia, setting the strategic direction for the organisation and attending to secretarial functions for the National Board.
Optometry Australia’s policy team works to promote a sustainable primary eye care system that provides timely access to safe, quality eye care for all Australians, through a strong policy platform, effective advocacy and the development of evidence-based clinical guidelines and standards for practice. We are focused on ensuring our policy and advocacy work is responsive to member's needs.
The operations team facilitates the day to day operations of Optometry Australia's National office. This includes the impelmentation of functions such as; Member Services, Human Resources, Finance, Administration, Facilities and the Nationwide IT Infrastructure. The team also provides organisation-wide project management support.
Optometry Australia’s Professional Services team offers members a combination of problem solving, advice and the application of clinical knowledge. It also provides optometric input for submissions developed by the Policy and Advocacy team, representing a clinical voice on behalf of the profession, and manages key contracts including professional indemnity insurance. Optometry Australia’s ‘Eye on CPD’, a professional services sub-branch, also accredits CPD on behalf of the Optometry Board of Australia.
The Communications team is responsible for the distribution of news and information to members. This includes the Australian Optometry News and Features portal on the website, our scientific journal Clinical and Experimental Optometry, the printed magazines Pharma and Equipment, online hubs for early career optometrists and students, electronic newsletters, apps for tablets and smartphones, and social media.
Optometry Australia’s marketing team is focused on improving community awareness of the critical role of optometry as part of a general health regime. We work to deliver messaging, via numerous consumer channels, around the importance of eye health and the requirement for regular eye examinations. We also seek to enhance understanding of membership value, benefits and services with our members.