The SideSlider adds additional space for content outside of the main template area.

There are several options available for configuring the SideSlider feature, such as the toggle or whether it is fixed or slides into view.

The position is perfect for extra content or even full length advertisements.


Choose between two menu options: Dropdown Menu or Splitmenu; each with mobile support.

Dropdown Menu is a CSS based dropdown menu with advanced features such as multiple columns and inline module positions.

Splitmenu is a static menu choice with parent items in the header and children in the sidebar.


A powerful, multi-platform, core template framework, which is free and licensed under GPL.

One of Gantry's most notable feature is its custom user interface which provides an intuitive and user friendly configuration console.

A standardized set of features and capabilities are powered by Gantry.


RokSprocket is a powerful and flexible content switchblade extension

The extensions benefits from multiple layouts and numerous themes for most layouts, offering a wide assortment of possible content configurations.

A responsive layout that adapts to varying devices such as smartphones

The layout adapts automatically to the viewing device, such as tablet, without the need for separate templates, to maximise cross-platform compatibility.

Quickly and easily adjust the template color scheme with Gantry

The intuitive administrator provides a rich interface for swiftly adjusting various colors, backgrounds and overlays of the various template elements.

Conference, Clinical Meetings


  • Due to COVID19, AONAVIC face-to-face events are cancelled. The committee will review the situation again in June.


Ophthalmic Nursing Course Work (cpd and formal)


Member Education Grant

Current members are eligible to apply for an AONAVIC Education Grant. The criteria to apply is:

  • 12 months consecutive membership prior to the application date
  • Completion of the application form
  • None-receival of an AOANVIC grant within the past 12 months (i.e. members may only apply every second year)

All applications will be considered on a first-come first-served basis however AONAVIC will prioritise applications that favour the advancement of ophthalmic nursing practice and development. 

Members may apply for local, national and international coursework (including e-learning), conference attendance and speaker/poster presentations, and research support. Where applicable, AONAVIC may ask for further information. 

Within 12 months of completion of the eduction/event, the successful applicant will be required to share their new found knowledge with members by either:

  • Submitting a post-reflective report for either the national or state newsletters (no less than 250 words), or 
  • Presenting no-less than a 10 minute presentation at a Clinical Meeting or Annual AONAVIC Conference

For further information or to apply, please download the application and submit it to AONAVIC. A member of the Committee will present your application at the next consecutive Committee Meeting. The applicant will be notified of the outcome thereafter.