We need your help to reverse the cuts

$post/@nodeName

Members have been writing to their Federal MP and the Minister for Health, explaining the impact of the Medicare rebate reductions on their patients and practices and calling for fairer patient rebates.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Tell your MP your story

$post/@nodeName

In the lead up to the next Federal Budget, it’s time to exert your individual influence on health policy with the support of Optometry Australia.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Govt investment in health care boosts productivity, workforce

$post/@nodeName

The government investment in health, and particularly for our profession in Medicare, assists to increase productivity and participation in the workforce, the very elements the current Treasurer is so passionate about.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Minister considers greater hospitals role for optometry

$post/@nodeName

South Australian Health Minister Jack Snelling is considering an option to increase the number of optometrists working in the state’s hospitals.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Sydney glaucoma clinic opens

$post/@nodeName

A new Glaucoma Management Clinic has opened at the Centre for Eye Health, potentially making treatment more accessible for patients who may not be able to afford private treatment.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Trust fund gives children vision therapy help, hope

$post/@nodeName

Behavioural optometrist Grace Wee is treating Lily, one of 11 patients who are undergoing vision therapy with funding from the Susan Larter Vision Trust.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Members acclaimed for professional excellence, team culture

$post/@nodeName

Optometrists Roland Tan, Jacques Breytenbach and Binita Natha are among the winners of Specsavers‘ Awards for Excellence.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Optometry students scoop QUT Faculty of Health awards

$post/@nodeName

Four optometry students have won five prestigious prizes in the Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Health Awards.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Hope for meibomian gland regeneration

$post/@nodeName

Optometrists may be able to regenerate meibomian glands that have truncated in dry eye patients by using new treatments to bring the glands back to life.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Succession planning underway as OBA members retire

$post/@nodeName

Three Optometry Board of Australia members will not stand for renomination when their terms expire in August 2015.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

13 years supporting our cause

$post/@nodeName

Anti-apartheid activist Lawson Lobb, a former lecturer and head of mathematics at Charles Sturt University, is one of three community members on the Optometry Board of Australia.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

The MBS item that would bring fundoscopy into the mainstream

$post/@nodeName

A proposal to reimburse GPs and staff for fundus photography could mean a better national diabetes strategy.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

OCANZ proposes new education standards

$post/@nodeName

The Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand has released a consultation paper that proposes new OCANZ standards for education providers and programs.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

World Sight Day prize leads Stephen to Cambodia

$post/@nodeName

Optometrist Stephen Langshaw will be heading to Cambodia as the winner of Optometry Giving Sight’s inaugural ‘Trip of a Lifetime’ prize.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More

Does content on your website break the law?

$post/@nodeName

Using a company’s or government organisation’s logo on your website without authorisation, or referring to yourself as a ‘specialist’ can put you in breach of national laws.

Google Plus Share Facebook Share Linked In Share Twitter Share More Share options
Read More