Members of the Optometry Australia national Board recently met with their MPs to put eye health on the political agenda ahead of the 2022 federal election.
Optometry Virtually Connected keynote speaker Dr Noel Brennan talks game-changing research and the future myopia epidemic
Dr Brennan is a Clinical Research Fellow at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc and an internationally renowned scientist, inventor, author, educator and industry leader.
Tagged as: Myopia
Brisbane optometrist Elizabeth shares her experiences of gender bias and explains how optometry can set a strong example for other professions
Elizabeth Newell spoke about the pressures that are felt by women in the workplace as part of our #BreakTheBias project.
Tagged as: Leadership
This Macular Month, the Macular Disease Foundation (MDFA) is raising awareness of macular disease by advocating for more timely and affordable access to Anti-VEGF treatments.
Optometry Australia launches its new Governance, Oversight, Leadership and Development program – GOLD.
Tagged as: Governance, Leadership
Former Optometry Australia director and South Australian optometrist Ronald Fieldhouse has died aged 97 years. Mr Fieldhouse was instrumental in getting optometry consultations recognised on the Medicare schedule – Optometry Australia’s most significant achievement in its 100-year history.
Optometry Australia Board member Theo Charalambous recently met with his local Federal MP Dr Katie Allen to discuss how increasing optometric scope of practice can lead to better eye health outcomes for Australians.
Tagged as: Advocacy & government, Scope of practice
Registrations are now open for Optometry Virtually Connected! Our online national conference is free for members
Optometry Australia’s annual national conference and product showcase, Optometry Virtually Connected, will take place Friday 17 – Sunday 19 June 2022.
Urgent policy changes needed to meet eye health needs of socially, geographically and financially disadvantaged Australians
With Federal pre-election campaigning officially underway, Optometry Australia is calling on all major parties to commit to implementing urgent policy changes to enable optometrists to better meet the needs of more patients.
Tagged as: federal election, Future, intravitreal injections, Remote & rural optometry