Events that captured our attention

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In 2013 we brought you immediate news through Australian Optometry Online, and we have more exciting changes planned for 2014. We wish our members a happy and safe holiday season.

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QUT graduates leave with Master of Optometry

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The first students to gain a Bachelor of Vision Science and Master of Optometry at Queensland University of Technology graduate after five years of study.

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Final bachelor degree students graduate from Melbourne

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The final graduates of the University of Melbourne Bachelor of Optometry Degree celebrated the conferring of their degrees at a ceremony in Melbourne on 16 December.

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Could a new research facility lead to a new sight-saving discovery?

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A team of scientists and clinicians will be moving to a purpose-built eye research facility within the new Queensland Eye Institute in South Brisbane.

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Macular Disease Foundation founding director retires

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Dr Paul Beaumont has retired after 12 years of service to improving Australians’ eye health.

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OAA sits on Small Business Committee for further two years

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Optometrists Association CEO Genevieve Quilty will extend her membership of the ACCC’s Small Business Consultative Committee for another two years.

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Vision and eye health rate highly on National Rural Health Alliance agenda

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Eye health and vision care are firmly embedded in the agenda of the National Rural Health Alliance.

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Small asset threshold to drop on 1 January

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The small asset write off threshold will drop from $6,500 to $1,000 on 1 January 2014, so small businesses are urged to buy assets this month if they can.

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Mobile clinic to deliver eye care to Queensland towns

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The Queensland Government has pledged $5 million to support a travelling eye-care team.

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New ACO therapeutics course will help to endorse more practitioners

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The ACO is now accepting applications for its approved therapeutics course, starting in 2014.

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Former Western Australian optometry students reunion fills in missing records

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Stories were shared and memories celebrated at the first reunion of former Diploma of Optometry students from the University of Western Australia on 4 December in Perth.

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CooperVision expands Avaira range

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CooperVision will reach more potential contact lens wearers by offering their Avaira toric lens in a -2.25 cylinder power.

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Guest hands OCANZ chair to Feltham

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Canberra optometrist Dr Mark Feltham is the new chairman of the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand.

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Life membership for Perth optometrist who ‘made a difference’

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At a carefully disguised event, Western Australian Division succeeded in surprising long-time member Graham Fist, awarding him life membership before an audience of peers.

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Study shows blindness and eye disease is costing Australian economy billions

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Study results show cost-effective interventions could reduce vision loss and reduce economic burden.

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