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Optometry Australia’s efforts rewarded with spectacles scheme announcement

Optometry Australia’s efforts were rewarded last Friday with the announcement that the Turnbull Government had committed $2 million to provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people easier access to prescription spectacles.


Ten tell-tale signs that your child might have vision problems

Did you know that approximately one in five Australian children suffers from an undetected vision problem or requires ongoing assessment?


Expert group convenes to review MBS optometry items

A group of optometrists are supporting Optometry Australia to develop a set of recommendations on how the Optometrical Schedule of Services under the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) should be amended to best meet the eye health needs of the population.

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Optometry Australia welcomes OBA review of CPD

Optometry Australia has welcomed the review of continuing professional development registration standard for optometrists, citing it as a way of ensuring that the profession is fully supported in its role within Australia’s vital health care sector.


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