We provide united voice for optical dispensers across Australia.
The Australian Dispensing Opticians Association (ADOA) is comprised of all the optical dispensing bodies in Australia. It operates as a national organisation.
ADOA provides a united voice for optical dispensers/dispensing opticians across Australia. It has already established itself with governments both at the State and Federal level.
Members to hold recognised formal qualifications in optical dispensing.
Members are to ensure all clients receive the utmost visual care.
Members ensure that the instructions on the prescription will be fulfilled and the optical appliance accurately dispensed according to the Australian published standards.
Members ensure that the prescription is returned to the client on request.
Members ensure that the clients records accurately reflect services and goods provided.
Members maintain the standards of work health and safety (WHS).
Members make every effort to be involved with continuing education and advancement in optical dispensing.
ADOA has a further education policy that promotes a continuing education program. It accredits various industry sponsored conferences, seminars, and product information nights. ADOA is also responsible for issuing a nationally recognised Practice Management Diploma through this continuing education program. ADOA was formed in Sydney in 1994 to: