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Our Federal Budget submissions

Each year, in the lead up to the Federal Budget, Optometry Australia takes the opportunity to provide the Australian Government with a range of sustainable and cost-effective measures to support comprehensive and timely access to primary eye care for all Australians. Below are links to our recent submissions. For more information, contact the Member Support and Optometry Advancement Team at policy@optometry.org.au.

2024-2025

Enhancing patient outcomes: A collaborative approach to eye care

2022-2023

Working together for better eye care

2021-2022

Better access to critical eye care

2020-2021

Investing in comprehensive eye care for all Australians

2019-2020

Sustainability for optometry and primary eye health care

2018-2019

Eye care for every Australian

2017-2018

Australians need optometry services more than ever

 

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