Optometry NSW/ACT News: 02 April 2015



Super Sunday 2015 - Don't Miss It!


Sunday 24 May, at Australian Technology Park, Redfern.

Saturday 23 May, workshops at UNSW and Centre for Eye Health.

An unparalleled range of speakers giving you up to 30 CPD points in just one day, or up to 48 points if you combine it with the Saturday afternoon workshops. Register online today by clicking here.

If you can’t (or don’t want to) pay online, call the office on (02) 9712 2199 and we’ll arrange things with you. For full details of speakers and topics, download the conference brochure here. Look forward to seeing you!


Easter & ANZAC Day Public Holidays - NSW & ACT


The following days are the declared public holidays in NSW & the ACT for Easter and ANZAC Day 2015.

Friday 3 April - Good Friday
Saturday 4 April - Easter Saturday
Sunday 5 April - Easter Sunday (NSW only - it is NOT a public holiday in the ACT)
Monday 6 April - Easter Monday
Saturday 25 April - ANZAC Day (Monday 27 April is NOT a public holiday)


International Cornea & Contact Lens Conference


22-24 May, Gold Coast. For further details, click here.


Optometry & the NSW State Election


As part of the Association’s efforts to raise the profile of optometry politically, Vice President Narelle Hine attended a function with NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Domenic Perrottet. The event gave Narelle a chance to talk to the Minister about the savings that could accrue to the NSW public purse if optometrists took up a greater role in health service delivery.

Vice President Narelle Hine with NSW Minister for Finance and Services, Domenic Perrottet


Optometry Giving Sight - Changing Lives Around the World


OGS is optometry’s charity – and it is making a huge difference to the lives of people all around the globe. See your Optometry Giving Sight donations at work and meet Luis from El Salvador by clicking here.


YWAM Medical Ships Outreach to Papua New Guinea


YWAM are holding two outreach trips in May and June 2015 and are looking for optometrists to be part of those missions. For further details, click here.


The Definitive Medicare Seminar


To listen to "The Definitive Medicare Seminar" recently hosted by NSW/ACT, click here.