An open letter sent by ‘concerned staff of the Brien Holden Vision Institute Foundation’ has criticised the recent removal of the BHVI Foundation’s CEO Ms Amanda Davis. Read more
Doubts have surfaced over conflicting and unsubstantiated marketing claims made by Australian optical chain Oscar Wylee related to its philanthropic work. Read more
A Sydney optometry practice operator has received a five-year prison sentence for defrauding Medicare out of more than $4 million. Read more
Guide Dogs Victoria has faith the justice system will appropriately sentence a former general manager who stole $210,000 from the charity to pay for home improvements and personal expenses. Read more
The Australian Dispensing Opticians Association (ADOA) has defended itself against accusations of lethargy, despite conceding it needs to be more active. Read more
One in every 100 Australians will suffer preventable vision loss or blindness by 2020, placing a $16.6 billion burden on the economy, a landmark report has revealed. Read more
Hundreds of thousands of Australians with diabetes are set to receive improved eyecare, following the launch of the national Keep Sight program. Read more
In celebration of its 75th anniversary, the Australian College of Optometry will launch ‘A History of Australian Optometry’ written by Emeritus Professor Barry Cole at the ACO National Conference on 24 October.