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Latest News 

New Certificate in Advanced Contact Lenses

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The ACO is excited to announce that the Certificate in Advanced Contact Lenses (CACL) has been launched and is now open for enrolments. This comprehensive six-month certificate is designed for flexible learning, with modes of delivery that include online lectures in addition to clinical experience placements. Read more.

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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 lands.