Optometry Board of Australia - New graduates
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New graduates

Graduate registration

The Board has a range of resources for education providers, students and interested others to assist in understanding what it means to be a registered optometrist in Australia.

When is it necessary to be registered as an optometrist?

This document provides guidance on when it is necessary to be registered as an optometry practitioner:

Information video for graduating students

This video is most relevant to optometry students who are nearing the completion of their approved programs of study in Australia and will soon be seeking general registration as a optometrist.

Information for students about to graduate is published on the AHPRA website.

Approved programs of study

The approved programs of study can be found on the Accreditation page.

Supporting documents

Graduate Applications

Graduating soon? Apply for registration now.

Page reviewed 3/09/2021