2018 Submissions

2018 Submissions

Reform of the Federation – Issues Paper 3: Roles and Responsibilities in Health (March 2015)

This submission is in response to the Australian Government’s consultation on federation reform, specifically related to Australia’s health care system.    


eHealth legislation changes consultation (June 2015)

This submission is in response to the Australian Government’s consultation on legislative changes to the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR).


Best practice for the prevention and management of chronic disease in primary care (July 2015)

This submission is in response to the Standing Committee on Health’s enquiry into chronic disease best practice prevention and management in primary care.


Consultation paper on the Australian National Diabetes Strategy

Our submission to the Department of Health regarding the public consultation for establishing an Australian National Diabetes Strategy (May 2015). 


Optometry Australia response to ACCC consultation

Our submission to the ACCC regarding their annual report to the Australian Senate on anti-competitive practices by health funds for 2013-14. (Note the focus of this consultation was consumer information and consumer decision-making)


Commonwealth’s review of the Health Workshop Scholarship Programme (September 2015)

This submission was as made to the Department of Health in response to their consultation regarding the future of the Federal Government’s Health Workforce Scholarship Programme.


Commonwealth consultation regarding the Skilled Occupations List 2016-17 (October 2015)

This submission was as made to the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training regarding the Skilled Occupations List for 2016-17.


Commonwealth’s review of the Medicare Benefit’s Schedule (November 2015)

This submission is a component of Optometry Australia’s contribution to the Australian Government’s review of the Medicare Benefits Schedule, and was made as part of the public consultation process.


Commonwealth’s review of Private Health Insurance (December 2015)

This submission is in response to the Australian Government’s consultations on Private Health Insurance being undertaken as part of their review of the Health Insurance system.