09 Mar 2017
A profession-specific annual report summary that looks into the work of the Optometry Board of Australia over the year to 30 June 2016 has now been published.
The report draws on data from the 2015/16 annual report by AHPRA and the National Boards. This information provides a snapshot of the profession as at 30 June 2016, and includes the number of applications for registration as an optometrist, outcomes of criminal history checks and segmentation of the registrant base by gender, age and principal place of practice.
Notifications information includes the number of complaints or concerns received about optometrists, matters opened and closed during the year, types of complaint, monitoring and compliance and matters involving immediate action.
Insights into the profession include:
To download this report, or to view the main 2015/16 annual report and summary reports by state or territory, visit our microsite.