Media Releases

The following media statements have been issued by the Board.

2017

  • Annual report highlights the work of the Optometry Board of Australia to protect the public in 2016/17
    Published 16 January 2017. Read media release.


  • Local insights, National Scheme: State and territory summaries published
    Published 16 January 2017. Read media release. Download PDF (129 KB,PDF)

2016

  • VOTE Trust grant recipients named
    Published 9 December 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (89.4 KB,PDF)

  • Efficiency and effectiveness were key priorities for the Optometry Board of Australia in 2015/16
    Published 10 November 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (115 KB,PDF)

  • Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement
    Published 10 October 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (102 KB,PDF)

  • Optometry Board of Australia fees set for 2016/17
    Published 1 September 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (104 KB,PDF) 

  • VOTE Trust grant applications open
    Published 12 August 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (86.7 KB,PDF)

  • Guidelines for the prescription of optical appliances released for optometrists
    Published 2 May 2016. Read media release. Download PDF (104 KB,PDF)

2015

  • National drug screening protocol
    Published 18 November 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (51.7 KB,PDF)

  • 2014/15 National Scheme annual report launched
    Published 6 November 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (206 KB,PDF)

  • Optometry Board of Australia sets fee for 2015/16
    Published 2 September 2015. Read media release. Download PDF (120 KB,PDF)

  • Optometrists reminded to use only protected titles
    Published 21 July 2015. Read media statement. Download PDF (77.4 KB,PDF) 

2014

  • Guidelines on glaucoma diagnosis and management
    Published 25 November 2014. Read media statement. Download PDF (100 KB,PDF)

  • Board and AHPRA publish health profession agreement
    Published 24 September 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (109 KB,PDF)

  • Optometry Board of Australia sets fees for 2014/15
    Published 27 August 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (107 KB,PDF)

  • National Boards consult on practitioners with blood borne infectious diseases
    Published 24 July 2014. Read media release. Download PDF (189 KB,PDF)

  • Regulatory principles endorsed for National Scheme
    Published 14 June 2014, Read media release. Download PDF (130 KB,PDF)

  • Advertising guidelines have been updated to make them clearer
    Published 20 May 2014, Read media release. Download PDF (160 KB,PDF)

  • Revised guidelines, code and policy released today, effective from March 2014
    Published 14 February 2014, Read media release. Download PDF (268 KB,PDF)

  • Statement by the Optometry Board of Australia
    Published 15 January 2014, Read media statement. Download PDF (201 KB,PDF)

2013

  • Post-graduate ocular therapeutics accreditation standard
    Published 28 November 2013, Read media release. Download PDF (40.4 KB,PDF)

  • Optometrists reminded to renew registration on time
    Published 20 November 2013, Read media release. Download PDF (211 KB,PDF)

  • 2012-13 National Scheme Annual Report published
    Published 1 November 2013, Read media release. Download PDF (243 KB,PDF)

  • Final-year students urged to apply for registration now
    Published 7 October 2013, Read media release. Download PDF (81.7 KB,PDF)

  • Optometry Board of Australia lowers fee for 2013-14
    Published 29 July 2013, Read media release. Download PDF (109 KB,PDF)

  • Revised guidelines for use of scheduled medicines released today
    Published 21 March 2013, Read media release. Download PDF (51.1 KB,PDF)

  • Applications open for Community Reference Group
    Published 10 January 2013, Read media release.

  • Revised CPD registration standard and guidelines
    Published 7 January 2013 Read media release, Download PDF (83.1 KB,PDF)

2012

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