Read on Latest update (1 July 2020): New infection control video; new MBS indexation schedule; staff award rate changes

Latest update (1 July 2020): New infection control video; new MBS indexation schedule; staff award rate changes

Infection control remains a critical and ongoing requirement for safe optometry practise across Australia and particularly in Victorian hotspots where stage three restrictions have now been re introduced, Optometry Australia has reminded optometrists.

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Read on JobKeeper Step-By-Step Guide and key dates

JobKeeper Step-By-Step Guide and key dates

From today, April 20, employers impacted by COVID-19 have the opportunity to enrol for JobKeeper via the ATO portal. The JobKeeper payments are designed to help employers, sole traders and the self-employed affected by COVID-19 to subsidise their employees’ wages.

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We answer members’ questions about coronavirus

Optometry Australia’s help desk optometrists have been busy answering members’ questions about coronavirus and have compiled them into a list of clinical questions and answers, providing helpful hints for practitioners during the coronavirus crisis. Check them out.

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