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Biographical entry Brier, Royston Carr (1884 - 1960)

Born
1884
Died
1960
Occupation
Optometrist

Summary

Royston Brier was chief optician and director of Flavelle Brothers, the first firm of opticians in Brisbane. He was active in professional bodies, being office-bearer and twice President of the Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians of Queensland, and closely associated with the proposed establishment of a national professional body in 1918. Brier was heavily involved with efforts to secure the Opticians Act (1917) for Queensland.

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Events

1908
Career position - Founding Member, Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians of Queensland
1908 - 1934
Career position - Member of Council, Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians of Queensland
1909
Education - Fellow, Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians of Queensland
1921
Career position - President, Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians of Queensland
1922 - 1923
Career position - Member of the Examinations Board, Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians of Queensland
1927
Career position - President, Institute of Ophthalmic Opticians of Queensland
1934 - 1938
Career position - Member of Council, Institute of Optometrists (Queensland)

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Vincent, Stephen J. and Mountford, John A., 'Hamlyn R. Brier (1911 - 2001): Queensland's optometrist for all seasons', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 100, 2017, pp. 541-4. Details

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