Dennis Da Rin

Dennis was born and educated in Mount Isa and is the oldest son of italian immigrants. He graduated in 1986 from the Queensland Institute of Technology. Dennis was employed at the Royal brisbane hospital eye department – more

Ron Van Rooy

Ron was born and completed his education in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He lived in New Zealand where he worked for the School of Optometry at the University of Auckland and owned – more

Damien De Monte

Damien studied at QUT and completed his Bachelor Degree in Optometry in 2002. After graduating, he worked in private practice on the Gold Coast for three years before joining the team at Da Rin Optometrist in 2005 – more

Jeffrey Yates

Jeff began his association with the DaRin group as an optometry student in 1996. Graduating in 1998 from Queensland University of Technology with a Bachelor of Science (Optometry) – more

David Chatman

David completed a Bachelor of Applied Science in Optometry in 2008 at QUT. Upon graduation, David worked in private practice in Brisbane for two years before travelling around Australia as a locum Optometrist for a further two year – more

Megan Doyle

Originally from Grafton, Megan commenced work in the optical industry in 2009 for an independent optometrist for 4 ½ years. During that time she completed her Optical Dispensing Certificate and moved to Brisbane for a change of lifestyle – more

Angela Colley

After relocating to Brisbane in 2004 I commenced working with the team at Da Rin Optometrist. It was not long after this my love for eyewear has blossomed. – more

Darren Macpherson

Darren completed his optometry degree in 1989 from Queensland University of Technology, graduating with honours. After working in a small private practice in Brisbane’s southern suburbs he worked in the United Kingdom for two years – more

Kate Ridgway

Kate studied at QUT’s School of Optometry, completing her BAppSc (Optom) degree in 2008 with honours. After graduating she worked in private practice on the Gold Coast for two years and pursued postgraduate studies completing a Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics – more

Jessica Atkins

Jessica is an Optical Dispenser originally from Canada. She moved to Australia in 2006 and has continued to work in the optical industry – more

Angela Maguire

Angela is a newcomer to the Da Rin group, after spending the last 7 1/2 years working as an Optical Dispenser for an independent practice in Toowoomba – more

Kimberly Hay

Kimberly began her career in the optical industry back in 2011 where she became a passionate and qualified optical dispenser through RMIT Melbourne University – more

Joanne Wright

You’ll find Jo front of house at Greenslopes making sure our clients are happy and well looked after – more

Katelyn Rose

Katelyn is currently in her fourth year of Optometry studies at QUT Kelvin Grove. After studying and completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Canada she moved to Brisbane to study Optometry – more

Meredith Tracey

Meredith commenced work in the Optical Industry at Eyewear By Design in Carindale in 1992. Here she became proficient at all facets of the Dispensing role, including running their busy lens fitting lab – more

Megan Oliver

Megan graduated from optometry at QUT with first class honours in 2007.  After three years practising in Noosa, she travelled to Japan to complete a Masters degree, researching glaucoma and exploring the Japanese culture – more

Trish Muhleck

Originally from Canberra, Trish moved to Brisbane with her family in the late 1980’s. She began her career in retail in 1986 with David Jones where she soon found her love for fashion and style – more

Stacy Duysen

Originally from America, Stacy moved to Australia in 2007.  She graduated from the University of Wyoming and started working in the optical industry in 1998 – more

Sarah Webb

Originally from Tasmania, Sarah moved to Brisbane in 2005. Making a fresh start from hospitality Sarah joined the Da Rin Group in 2008. Based at the Newmarket practice Sarah has developed her knowledge and understanding of the optical industry – more

Danielle Caruso

Danielle graduated in 2008 from QUT with a Bachelor of Science (Optometry) degree. She went on to work in a specialty contact lens practice in Brisbane before spending the next few years in North Queensland as a locum. – more


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