Members of the Optometry Board of Australia are appointed by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council. The functions of the Optometry Board of Australia include: - registering optometrists and students; - developing standards, codes, and guidelines for the optometry profession; - handling notifications, complaints, investigations, and disciplinary hearings; - assessing overseas trained practitioners who wish to practise in Australia; - approving accreditation standards and accredited courses of study.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    K. National Law Bodies

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Health Practitioner Regulation National Law Act as in force in each State and Territory

  • Classification

    C. Other

  • Creation Date

    31 August 2009

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