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Call for strategic focus for Aussie eye health

A relatively modest but strategically-directed Federal Government investment will result in better vision and eye health for Australians, said the CEO of Optometry Australia Lyn Brodie today.

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Parents advised to give their kids an exam before school starts

Australian kids are being urged to sit their first exam before the holidays are over to ensure they start school on equal footing.


New Clinical Editor of Pharma announced

Optometry Australia has announced that Kerryn Hart has been appointed Clinical Editor of Pharma, Australia’s leading magazine in therapeutic optometry research and application.

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Australian Women Research Pioneers – Clinical and Experimental Optometry nominates published luminaries

Australian women research pioneers in optometry, who have had published papers in Clinical and Experimental Optometry have been celebrated in a special virtual issue of this leading peer-reviewed journal.

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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.