Supply debate reignites as optometry boasts strong employment rate

New figures have revealed that optometry graduates have among the highest rates of full-time employment compared with other sectors, sparking debate over future workforce supply that will increase significantly once the first set of graduates emerge from optometry schools in Western Australia and Canberra. Read More

Tipping point – the changing workforce

In the last decade, the optometry workforce has become more feminised and younger, while in ophthalmology women are demanding greater representation and recognition. RHIANNON BOWMAN meets the women striding forward. Read More

One in 10 new optometrists from NZ, study finds  

The lead author of a study examining the demographics and distribution of new entrants to the Australian optometry workforce is surprised that one in 10 come from New Zealand, with almost a third of them launching their career in South Australia.
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