Press Releases



ACO Media Release October 2019

ACO public health eye care in Adelaide's North

ACO Media Release September 2018

Australian College of Optometry staff member recognised as 2018 Eye Health Hero

ACO Media Release August 2017
ACO-GAP Glaucoma Self-Assessment Program

ACO Media Release July 2016
Certificate in Advanced Contact Lenses

ACO Media Release May 2016
L.E.W. Carty-Lions Joint Research Fellowship

ACO Media Release January 2016
Ultra Desert Run Fundraiser

DHHS Media Release December 2015
Glaucoma Clinic Launch

ACO Media Release September 2015
History Book Publication

ACO Media Release September 2015
ACO National Conference

ACO Media Release June 2015 
Two ACO Greats Receive Queen's Birthday Honours

ACO Media Release February 2015

ACO 75 Years: Preserving Sight and Preventing BlindnessACO 75 Years: Preserving Sight and Preventing Blindness

ACO Media Release January 2015

Ultra Desert Run Fundraising for National Vision Research Institute

ACO Media Release November 2014

Barriers to Vision Correction for Children in a Disadvantaged School Community

Vision Initiative Media Release October 2014

New eye health resources launched on World Sight Day set sights on non-English speaking Victorians

ACO Media Releases August 2014

ACO Appoints New Director of Clinical Services

ACO Media Releases July 2014

Keynote Speakers announced for ACO National Conference

3D Printing to feature at ACO National Conference

CBA Community Fund Grant Awarded 

ACO Media Release April 2014

Life Membership Awarded to Two Optometry Greats 

ACO Media Releases March 2014

Australian College of Optometry at Vision2014

Brien Holden Vision Institute Cross Cultural Training Seminar

Visiting Optometrist Scheme Expansion 

ACO-COT Media Release February 2014

Australian College of Optometry Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics Launch

ACO Media Release February 2014

ARC Centre of Excellence in Integrative Brain Function February 2014

NIE Media Release Release October 2013

Awards Recognise Indigenous Employers of Choice

Royal Flying Doctor Service & ACO Media Release October 2013

Mobile Eye Care Launch






















Vision Australia & ACO Media Release October 2013





Low VIsion Clinic Launch




Response to Government on reduction of self-education expenses July 2013

Self-education expenses crucial for optometrists


Victorian Aboriginal Spectacle Scheme Media Release July 2013


Funding Boost


NVRI Media Release March 2011

Appointment of New Director National Vision Research Insititute of Australia 

Victorian Minister for Health Media Release Thursday 14th October 2010

More Affordable Glasses for Aboriginal Victorians

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