Patient and Clinical Services
The Australian College of Optometry provides low cost eye-care services to eligible Victorians through clinics in Melbourne metropolitan areas, outreach programs or by a network of private optometrists in rural Victoria.
You are eligible to attend our clinics if you have:
a Pensioner Concession Card, or
a Health Care Card
If you have an enquiry or would like to make an appointment please contact us on 03 9349 7400.
Acknowledgement of Country
|We acknowledge the traditional custodians
of country throughout Australia and pay
our respect to their culture and their past and
present Elders. We also pay respect to Indigenous cultures and Elders from other
Two ACO Greats receive Queen's Birthday Honours
The ACO congratulates our President Professor Nathan Efron AC on being the first Optometrist to be awarded the Companion of the Order of Australia in the general division of the 2015 Queens Birthday Honours List. Click here for more detail.
The ACO also congratulates Life Member Dr Alan Isaacs AM on being awarded a Member of the Order of Australia in the general division of the 2015 Queens Birthday Honours List. Click here for more detail.
Congratulations inaugural ACO-COT Graduates!
The first group of graduates of the ACO Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics were presented with their certificates as part of the celebrations at the AGM on 20th May.
September 2015 Intake of the ACO Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics - Applications open!
This is the first online course in Australia that enables scheduled medicines endorsement for registered optometrists. Course content is delivered by an expert team of both national and international presenters, via flexible methods including online lectures, webinars, forums and local clinical placements. The next course will commence on 14 September 2015, an application form and further information will be available soon on the ACO-COT webpage. Enrolments opened 22 June 2015.