Catalogue Number: 2795
1908 - 2008 Optometrists Association Australia Queensland and Northern Territory Division: A centenary of Service.
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 2008
Time Period: 21st C
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Brisbane
Publisher/Manufacturer: Optometrists Association Association Queensland and Northern Territory Division
Description Of Item: A4 size booklet, illustrated card cover, centre fold stapled, 20 pages, illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographs and scans of documents. It includes a list of Presidents from 1908 to 2008 and a list of its 814 members at June 30 2008.
Historical Significance: This is a short history of Optometry Queensland and Northern Territory published to commemorate its centenary in 2008. The history is presented in ten year time periods commencing 1908 with a photograph of the serving President at the start of each ten year time period. The Association was founded as the Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians in 1908, became the Institute of Optometrists Queensland in 1928, then became the Australian Optometrical Association Queensland Division in 1953. In 2004 it assumed responsibility for the Northern Territory, which was added to the Association's name. In 2014 it changed its name to Optometry Queensland and Northern Territory.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Queensland and Northern Territory
Date Acquired: Jan 2016
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 7