AONAWA Membership Benefits

Membership provides a wide range opportunities for networking and professional development.

Annual Conference

Each year, in conjunction with RANZCO, AONA holds a National one-day conference packed with exceptional speakers and networking opportunities.   AONAWA nurses are eligible to attend this event and share the latest information, skills and expertise in ophthalmic nursing  to provide the best care for their patients. (some costs may apply flights, accommodation e.c.t.)

Upcoming Conference

Annual Conference

Clinical Meetings

We offer four clinical meetings each year. Our educational events help AONAWA members keep their skills up to date in this ever-changing field and earn CPD points as they learn.

Upcoming Events

Clinical Meetings

Special Interest Groups

EyeTeleC has been organised by the AONA NSW. AONA members can phone in and be part of a telephone conference. These conferences last for approximately one hour. The great thing about this is that you can participate from the comfort or your own home.

The Glaucoma Australia Support Group provides education, information and support to those affected by Glaucoma. There are several events held each year where an Ophthalmologist will give a presentation. Ophthalmic nurses are invited to attend these sessions.  Glaucoma Australia support group website

Other (Non AONA WA) Events

Special Interest Groups

Financial Assistance Applications


AONA WA aims to provide financial assistance to encourage ordinary members to attend state, national and international seminars and conferences relevant to Ophthalmology. It also provides an incentive to become and remain a member of AONAWA.

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Become a member and benefit from:

Seminars free or subsidised
Sponsorship opportunities
Access to information on website.

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Our Member Testimonials


What our members have to say about being part of AONA WA.

  • Anonymous

    Excellent effort once again team!


  • Anonymous

    Great seminar.  Enjoyed the morning. Thank you!


  • Anonymous

    Great conference. The variety of presentations was great, more interactive, and the Quiz was a great learning opportunity. 


  • Gonda Gould

    I have been a member of AONA WA for 15 years. It has been a invaluable source of knowledge in my Ophthalmic nursing career.

    By attending the regular seminars I have increased my knowledge in all areas of Ophthalmic clinical practice and have a better understanding of the patients entire journey, not just their visit to the day produre unit where I meet them.

    The seminars have also allowed me to meet and network with nursing peers from all over the state and find new friendships.

    Gonda Gould

    Registered Nurse at Perth Eye Hospital
  • Sylvia Dermer

    The AONA seminars are very professionally organised and informative.

    AONA is fantastic value at $70.  It is less than half the amount of my previous professional body and provides the opportunity for double the CPD points.

    Sylvia Dermer

    Registered Nurse at Perth Eye Hospital