Welcome to the OAA NSW/ACT Division Website
NOTE TO ALL WEBSITE VISITORS...
If you are looking for an optometrist with therapeutic qualifications (or other specific attributes), you are welcome to call the NSW/ACT Association for assistance on (02) 9712 2199.
ATTENTION THERAPEUTIC OPTOMETRISTS!
If you have therapeutics qualifications and haven’t yet advised the office, please contact Andrew on (02) 9712 2199 or via email by clicking here. We are compiling a list of members with therapeutics endorsement.
DEC 2013 NEWS: MERRY CHRISTMAS!!
To all our members and their families, we wish you a wonderful Christmas and a fabulous 2014! It has been a pleasure to assist you during 2013 and we look forward to continuing with you next year and beyond!
DEC 2013 NEWS: Christmas Office Close
The NSW/ACT Division office will close from 5:00pm on Friday 20 December and re-open at 9:00am on Monday 6 January. During that time the phone will be diverted to Andrew’s mobile, so please, if you have any questions just call (02) 9712 2199 and we’ll be delighted to assist you.
Members are also welcome to try the National office on (03) 9668 8500.
DEC 2013 NEWS: ProVision Making Its Mark for Independent Practices
The ProVision group (which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the OAA) has been having some outstanding successes in helping independent practices not only survive but thrive in a tough market. ProVision’s NSW/ACT Business Coaches Kelvin Bartholomeusz and Brad Watson are out in the field actively working with PV members – and looking for new practices to assist.
If you haven’t had a chance to consider how ProVision might be able to assist your practice I’d encourage you to do so – call the OAA on (02) 9712 2199 and we’ll put you in touch.
DEC 2013 NEWS: New OAA Website Launched
Hopefully by now members will have received their new membership card and have had a chance to log on to our outstanding new National website: www.optometrists.asn.au.
If your card hasn’t yet arrived please call the office on 02 9712 2199 and we’ll get it arranged.
DEC 2013 NEWS: Registration Renewals Now OVERDUE
If you have not already done so, you MUST renew your registration BEFORE 31 December 2013. Failure to do so will result in the automatic cancellation of your registration – you will then have to re-apply for registration, which will mean you won’t be able to work (several WEEKS) until that process is finalised.
If you have any problems or concerns, please call the office on 02 9712 2199 or AHPRA on 1300 419 495.
DEC 2013 NEWS: Enquiry from the Board or HCCC?
Regrettably, it is a fact of life that health professionals receive complaints. The Association has extensive experience with complaints of all types and we can help you to respond in an appropriate and effective manner. So, if you do receive a complaint, call the office straight away on (02) 9712 2199. We'll advise how to proceed initially and then help you as (if) the matter goes further.
DEC 2013 NEWS: Industrial Relations & Employment Advice - A Key Member Benefit
One of the most valuable benefits available to members of the NSW/ACT Division is specialist Industrial Relations and Employment advice. In concert with the Division’s specialist IR lawyers, we can provide a wide range of highly expert advice on all sorts of employment and industrial relations matters. If you have an employment-related question, make the Division your first port of call on (02) 9712 2199, or email Andrew.