Missions, Values & Initiatives


  • Training
    To develop and preserve ophthalmic health industry training for clinicians and related health professionals.
  • Education
    To promote eye health awareness and service to the people of Tasmania.
  • Innovation
    To provide significant contributions to ophthalmic research which will have major positive impact on the future of ophthalmic health care and service to the people of Tasmania.


Initiatives run by the Tasmanian Eye Institute are guided by the following values:

  • Community service
  • Quality of life
  • Ethical practice
  • Leadership
  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Independence


Public and Corporate Sponsorship
As a registered charitable company, the Tasmanian Eye Institute obtains additional income from the corporate sector and through public donations and bequests. As such we are currently exploring mechanisms to further our visibility and reputation as an ophthalmic research body in the community.

An internet-based approach is currently being explored to communicate key information about the Tasmanian Eye Institute to our target stakeholders.

Research Projects
To date research grants have been obtained and assist ongoing research projects.