Our Vision

At the Queensland Eye Institute, everything we do is inspired by our mission, values, and vision.

Our purpose:

to make significant scientific, educational and clinical contributions to eye health, especially in Australia and its near neighbours.

Our vision is:

to be internationally recognised for our efforts in research, education and clinical care to reduce eye disease and promote eye health in the community.

Our mission is:

To provide excellence in research, education and clinical care to reduce eye diseaseimprove eye health and ultimately eliminate preventable blindness in the community. 

Our values

Our values serve as a compass for our actions and describe how we behave in the world.

We provide the mentorship, training and tools necessary for our students and researchers to make a difference. We develop education programmes that allow our staff, students, registrars, fellows, eye care workers to reach their full potential. 

We aim to create a working environment in which trustintegritycollaboration, cooperation and personal initiative and responsibility thrive.   

We learn by experience

We lead by example


For the health and safety of our patients, staff and visitors, we ask you do not enter the QEI South Brisbane or QEI Clayfield facilities if you:

  • Have been in contact with a known case of COVID-19 
  • Have recently travelled overseas or interstate and have NOT undergone a two week quarantine 
  • Are awaiting COVID-19 test results
  • Have cold or fever symptoms (sore throat, coughing, sneezing etc)
  • Recently visited a COVID-19 hot spot (as identified on the Queensland Government website)

Please note that all visitors at this time will undergo contactless temperature checking. Our staff will also require the full names and contact details of all visitors to the building. 

Thank you for your cooperation at this time, please don't hesitate to contact us on 07 3239 5000 if you have any concerns.