Why we value membership

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NSW Young Optometrists say membership of Optometry Australia is much more than just professional indemnity insurance and CPD events.

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We’re leading the way

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The optometry profession in England is an interesting template against which to view ourselves. England has a similar per capita number of optometrists and a mature competitive market. It has also undergone significant changes to consultation billing structures.

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How we communicate is part of the plan

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We are launching a new strategic plan and through a member survey during the early part of July, we will be seeking all members’ views on communication platforms we currently use.

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Petition’s success relies on members engaging public

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The ‘Stop the cuts to Medicare for optometry’ petition has been launched as part of the next phase of Optometry Australia’s ‘Eye Care for All’ campaign.

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Calculated risk on low vision pays off

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Melbourne optometrist and low vision consultant Dr Alan Johnston has developed a new version of his logMAR visual acuity calculator, which is gaining international attention.

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National eye health survey will update evidence

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Australia’s inaugural National Eye Health Survey will be the first research of its kind to map the prevalence of major eye conditions in Indigenous and non-Indigenous people nationwide.

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Connect at a careers expo

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Optometry students from Queensland University of Technology and employers from all over Australia met at a careers expo in May, and learned about the challenges of working interstate or in rural areas.

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WAVE: How to handle ocular emergencies

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Dr Vignesh Raja, consultant ophthalmologist at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Perth, will discuss retinal vascular emergencies and ocular emergencies in the optometry room, at Western Australia’s Vision Expo in Perth on 8-9 August.

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TLC: Jackson prepares for children’s vision lecture

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Behavioural optometrist Liz Jackson will speak on ‘Accommodation and convergence in children’ when she delivers the Keith Mackriell Lecture at Tasmania’s Lifestyle Congress in August.

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SUPER SUNDAY: full house again

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Delegates have taken to the non-stop one-day format at Super Sunday and exhibitors like it because they get continual exposure throughout the day.

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Nathan Efron made Companion of the Order of Australia

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Nathan Efron has been made a Companion in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his services to clinical optometry.

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New MBS items for foreign bodies, telehealth

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Two new MBS items for optometrists announced in the Federal Budget covering corneal foreign body removal and telehealth consultations are likely to be introduced on 1 September.

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Write-off changes offer small business boost

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Optometrists have responded quickly to order new equipment following the announcement in the Federal Budget of a 100 per cent tax write-off for small businesses purchasing assets under $20,000.

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Lifting of shared-care model for glaucoma scripts one step closer

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A Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee recommendation on PBS listings of anti-glaucoma medicines is another win by Optometry Australia for optometrists and the public.

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TLC speakers promise new material and practical information

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Topics that are most commonly encountered in clinical practice are the core of two overseas speakers’ presentations at Tasmania’s Lifestyle Congress.

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