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Our committees consist of our board members who nominate to look after a certain aspect of Optometry Queensland Northern Territory. They dedicate many hours to ensure our members are receiving the best possible service. The following committees look after our conferences, local CPD and ECO events as well as our advocacy campaigns.

CommitteePurposeCommittee members
Executive CommitteeMarissa Megaloconomos (Chair)

David Bradley

Asha Mahasuria
EducationProgram design and implementation of our major conferences.Marissa Megaloconomos (Chair)

Melinda Toomey

Emily Henry

Shuva Bose
National BoardThe interface with the Optometry Australia National Board.Fiona Moore
Public HealthExpanding opportunities for optometry to work in public health, specifically to reduce public hospital eye waiting lists, and offer alternative models of care to other health practitioners and the community.David Bradley (Chair)

Rohan Hughes

Fiona Moore

Shuva Bose

Cathryn Baker
Early Career Optometrists Committee (ECO QLD/NT)Support of young optometrists, ensuring engagement with the profession and OQNT, along with decision making on the VISIONaries: past, present and future event.Emily Henry (Chair), co-opted Kate Merrin

Fiona Moore
FinanceAsha Mahasuria (Chair)

Rohan Hughes

Cathryn Baker
Conduct, QUT Liaison, Member HubsThe interface for members of the public and optometrists regarding any issues of concern.Cathryn Baker

Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Optometry Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.