Vision Care in Australia: Focusing on the Role of Optometry

Catalogue Number: 3774
Vision Care in Australia: Focusing on the Role of Optometry
Category: Book
Sub-Category: Published report
Corporation: Access Economics
Year Of Publication/Manufacture: 1993
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Place Of Publication/Manufacture: Canberra
Publisher/Manufacturer: Australian Optometrical Association
Description Of Item: Stapled white card booklet with title printed on the front.20 pagesMany charts.295 x 210 mm
Historical Significance: Access Economics, a noted economic consultancy firm, was commissioned by the Australian Optometrical Association to produce a report that showed the savings to the Government and the community resullting from optometry's inclusion in the national health scheme (Medicare).The report was used in the Association's lobbying efforts and proved particularly valuable in 1993 when the Assocaiton successfully fought to halt the Government's efforts to remove optometry from the national health program.
How Acquired: Donated by Optometry Australia
Date Acquired: 23/7/18
Location: Archive office. Pamphlet and ephemera filing cabinet. Drawer 9

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