Fact Sheets and FAQ

FAQ and fact sheets

The Board has developed the following documents to further assist optometrists in understanding the requirements of the Board’s registration standards and guidelines. These documents should be read in conjunction with the standard or guideline that they apply to.

Document name PDF Accessible format Document date
FAQ: Continuing Professional Development

For further information, see Continuing Professional Development.
Word version 
(140 KB,DOC) 
17 December 2015 
FAQ: 2015 revised Recency of practice registration standard PDF 
Word version
25 November 2015
AHPRA FAQ    Web page  27 August 2015 
FAQ: English language skills registration standard    Web page  29 June 2015 
FAQ: 2014 revised Guidelines for use of scheduled medicines PDF 
Web page 2 February 2015
FAQ: Registration standard for general registration for initial applications PDF 
Web page 1 December 2014
Fact Sheet: Limited registration for postgraduate training or supervised practice PDF 
Word version 
1 December 2014
FAQ: Optometry limited registration for teaching or research PDF
Web page  2 October 2013 
FAQ: Renewal for optometrists    Web page  1 October 2013 
FAQ on advertising guidelines    Web page 22 November 2017 
Further information about advertising

The Board and AHPRA have developed additional information to help practitioners and others understand their obligations when advertising a regulated health service. This information does not replace the Board’s Guidelines for advertising regulated health services.
Word version 
(578 KB,DOCX)
7 October 2016
Page reviewed 5/01/2018