2017 Submissions

2017 Submissions

Optometry Australia regularly represents the interests of the profession and of members through submissions to Government and non-Government inquiries and consultations.  Submissions reflect established positions of Optometry Australia. They are developed through collaboration between the national office and state divisions of the organisation, and frequently involve consultation with the organisation's advisory groups, members with relevant expertise or the broader membership.

2016 and previous Submissions (access our Archive here)


Pre-Federal Budget submission

This submission provides the Federal Government our key funding asks in the lead up to the federal budget.


Proposed reforms to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law

Submission in response to proposed changes to the National Law as proposed by COAG’s Health Workforce Principal Committee.


ACCC’s report to the Senate on Private Health Insurance 2015-16

Submission to help inform the ACCC’s report to the Senate on private health insurance anti-competitive and other practices, with a particular focus on information provided to consumers, for the period of 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016.


Independent Review of Accreditation Systems within the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme for health professions

Submission to the COAG Health Council in response to the discussion paper raising issues for consideration and debate about the current accreditation systems for health professions.