Laurie is a Corneal Specialist based in Victoria.

He has public hospital teaching appointment at the Corneal Clinic at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, where he is involved in training Ophthalmology registrars and fellows.

Laurie has been a Clinical Associate at the University of Melbourne Department of Ophthalmology and the Centre for Eye Research Australia since 1994.

He is also an Examiner for the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists and has lectured at the University of Melbourne Department of Optometry and Visual Science, as well as internationally.

A member of the RANZCO International Development Committee, Laurie helped conduct the first ever Ophthalmology fellowship examinations for Cambodia in 2009 and since then has maintained an involvement in ophthalmology training in the country.

A former Independent Ophthalmic Network (ION) board member, Laurie worked closely with ASO in the development of the Grandma’s Not Happy campaign. Laurie says he is proud to represent members and their patients in relation to both the public or private delivery of specialist ophthalmological and other related eye health services, as well as Medicare and private health insurance issues that may arise due to changes in state and/or federal government policy.