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Stephanie Bahler presentED Aboriginal Eye Health Amongst Optometrists & How To Get Involved on Wednesday 7th July 2021.

Optometry WA, NAIDOC Week raffle to support The Indigenous Literacy Foundation 

Optometry WA encourages our members to chip in and support this worthwhile cause.
One lucky member will walk away the lucky winner of an original framed Aboriginal Artwork valued in excess of $500. Proceeds will support the purchase of culturally relevant books for remote communities. For example, $300 buys packs of 40 books and $500 helps translate stories into first language. Quoting Child Safety Officer Ros Loveday, “I wish you could see the look of joy on the children’s faces on receipt of a book”

Register to attend the CPD evening and opt for one of the paid ticket options;

  • $5.00 for 1 Ticket
  • $20 for 5 Tickets
  • Close off Thursday COB 22 July and drawn Friday 23 July
  • Winner notified on Friday 23rd July 2021


The Artist: Marcia Reid Nangala
Born: 1973   Area:  Tjukurla     Community: Tjukurla, WA     Language: Pintupi
Subjects: Women’s Ceremony    READ MORE

The Artwork  – Ancestral Country at Tjukurla
Acrylic on linen – 60 x 22 cm   2016


In this painting Marcia Reid Nangala has painted elements of her country around Tjukurla.  Tjukurla is located in the tahi (sandhill) country on the edge of Lake Hopkins, halfway between Warakurna community in Western Australia and Kintore (Walungurru) community in the Northern Territory.  The residents here are mostly Ngaanyatjarra speaking people…. READ MORE

Location – Pintupi
The remarkable paintings of the Pintupi are generally aerial-view landscapes often on a scale that reflects the vastness of their Country. These paintings map not only the physical landscape, but also spiritual elements associated with the landscape and the ways in which the two interact….


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.