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.
MAR 2014 NEWS: Super Sunday is Back! (Note Corrected Dates)
Mark this in your diaries: Sunday 15th June, Australian Technology Park, Redfern. Also, Saturday 14th June, workshops at the School of Optometry & Vision Science and Centre for Eye Health, Randwick.
Schedule/Speakers/Topics and Registration Form now available here and being mailed out this week.
MAR 2014 NEWS: Working With Children Check (Changes to Who Needs It)
The rules about who needs the WWCC have changed. If you are in 'child-related employment' – that is, you see children in the course of your work, whether or not you are accompanied during the examination, you need a check.
It is now all done online, here.
MAR 2014 NEWS: Optometry Giving Sight Golf Day
Our colleagues at Optometry Giving Sight are once again hosting their golf day at the Yarra Yarra Golf Club (Victoria) on Monday 17th March - click here for the registration form.
MAR 2014 NEWS: Information - Accurate and When You Need It Most
One of the most important benefits of membership is being able to contact the OAA for information. Accurate, timely information that relates to your day to day professional life.
MAR 2014 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.
MAR 2014 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.
MAR 2014 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.
MAR 2014 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.