Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences Alumni Profiles
Optometry: Dr John Farmer OAM
Throughout more than 40 years as an optometrist, John Farmer has helped patients in regional Australia and Papua New Guinea. He is passionate about good eye health for all.
Optometry: Sarah Wassnig-Riglar
Now working as an optometrist in the UK, Sarah Wassnig-Riglar has a passion for working with, learning from, and supporting eyecare professionals from across the globe.
Optometry: Joe Paul
After being inspired by his own optometrist, Joe Paul chose to study optometry as it fit with his goal of helping people. He is now Head of Professional Services at Specsavers.
Optometry: Luke Burns
For optometrist Luke Burns (BOptom 2012), success isn’t about just meeting the standards of his profession, but far exceeding them.
Optometry: Willy Gunawan
Willy Gunawan's passion for making a positive contribution to the community is reflected in his establishment of The Inspiring Young Student award in the Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences, which recognises students who are making a difference to the lives' of others.
Optometry: Clare Campitelli
Clare Campitelli is an Optometrist at Duldig & Russo Optometry.
Optometry: Laurence Fusillo
"Being successful is having a job that I love going to, and working with people that I enjoy spending time with. It's about making sure that I have a good work-life balance, and have the means to relax or travel with my family and friends."