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People on the move – January 2022

Welcome to People on the move –  January 2022, Insight’s monthly bulletin to keep the Australian ophthalmic sector updated on new appointments and personnel changes.
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Optometry’s latest move for expanded scope

In a new push for expanded scope-of-practice, Optometry Australia is calling for change in six areas – including oral medications and intravitreal injections – so the nation’s under-utilised optometric workforce can get to work tackling urgent eye health issues. Insight unpacks the organisation’s key proposals. Read More

Optometry Australia unveils three-year plan

Optometry Australia (OA) is planning to expand its education programs internationally to showcase the contribution optometrists make to Australian eye health, while also meeting its social obligations by sharing knowledge in countries where the profession is less advanced.
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OA hails success of inaugural virtual conference

Optometry Australia (OA) has hinted at a follow-up to the inaugural Optometry Virtually Connected event after attracting 2,200 registered delegates to become one of the largest optometric clinical conferences and trade shows in the region.
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WA optometry school fuels supply debate

Australia’s largest optical chains have backed the establishment of Western Australia’s first Doctor of Optometry degree, believing it will alleviate an escalating shortage of optometrists and reduce a reliance on the graduate supply from eastern states.
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