What Do Members Receive?

Members can access a large number of free education events, both in person and through the online learning platform, and gain access to a variety of online resources and publications including online access to Australian Medicines Handbook and access to Optometry and Vision Science and MIMs (a total value of $1,140).

Members can also apply for Fellowship, travel grants and access discounted post-graduate level courses, workshops and the National Conference (a total saving of over $5,035).

Membership Benefits
Free Services Valued at $
Unlimited online access to 2017 and 2018 Seminars Series (20 CPD points) over $500
Access to Optometry and Vision Science $550
Online access to Australian Medicines Handbook $200
Apply for Fellowship
Apply for travel grants  
Complimentary annual CPD points statement  
Services and resources from the Nathan library  
Newsletters and eNews  
Copy of the annual report and voting rights at the Annual General Meeting  
Eligible for inclusion in ACO advisory groups and be nominated to serve on the ACO Council (n/a for students of 1st year graduates)  
Value of standard membership benefits $1,250


Exclusive ACO Member Savings Valued at $
80% discount on webinars (5 per year / 12T CPD points) $330
35% discount on clinical workshops Over $1,680
25% discount on courses Over $305
25% discount for ACO National Conference $150
5% discount for Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics Up to $805
20% discount for Certificate in Advanced Contact Lenses $463
20% discount for Advanced Certificate in Glaucoma $647
20% discount for Advanced Certificate in Children's Vision $647
Potential savings for optional services $5,035


Membership Application Form