Specsavers named great place to work

Specsavers Australia is thrilled to have been named a Great Place to Work®, after receiving certification in May this year. Produced each year by research institute Great Place to Work Australia, the Great Places to Work list features Australian and international companies that have been ranked based on employee surveys and an evaluation of the […]

Experiencing the clinical environment

Graduate optometrist Sharni Welran works between Specsavers Richmond and Specsavers Nelson stores in Nelson, New Zealand. She studied a Bachelor of Optometry at the University of Auckland in New Zealand after studying a BSc in Psychology in Christchurch. She’s originally from a small town in the South Island and found Nelson to be a great compromise […]

Why I went regional

Early career optometrist Richard Cheng from Specsavers Nowra Stockland in New South Wales graduated from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with a Master of Clinical Optometry in 2019. He discusses how he made the decision to join a regional practice as a graduate optometrist.  In my early years at university, it never crossed my […]

Specsavers opens its 400th store!

Thursday 5 March marked a special milestone for Specsavers Australia and New Zealand as we officially opened our 400th Store at Specsavers Chifley Square in Sydney. Our 400th store is an exciting milestone in the journey of Specsavers. We launched in Australia and New Zealand in 2008 promising to ‘change the face of optometry’ by […]

Specsavers welcomes 116 new graduates

This March we welcomed 116 of our 173 optometry graduates to the business at the Specsavers graduate induction event hosted at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Running over three days, this bi-annual event was joined by optometry graduates from Australia and New Zealand embarking on the Graduate Program with Specsavers. The graduates were full of […]

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