Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, ACO optometry clinics located in Victoria are closed for routine care.  We are able to provide essential and urgent eye care, as well as click and collect glasses and contact lenses. Please contact us for assistance.
All patients and visitors are required to wear a face mask  upon entry and for the duration of their visit.
If you had an appointment scheduled, one of our team will be in contact to reschedule your appointment.

Helping 50,000 Australians improve their quality of life every year.

Eye Care

See better. Live better.

Proudly not-for-profit, the ACO provides quality affordable eye care to all patients – young and old. Delivering eyecare for over 50 years, our focus is on the health of your eyes and enhancing your vision.


Your learning community

The ACO is a leader in lifelong learning for optometrists. We offer a comprehensive program of innovative education and professional development that incorporates best practice and advances in the profession.


Visionary research

The ACO is committed to discovery and to leading the advancement of eye health through the National Vision Research Institute (NVRI). The NVRI undertakes internationally recognised research to improve the understanding of vision science and eye care.


Connecting the profession

ACO members join a collegial optometry community of over 1000 optometrists and students across Australia and New Zealand. Members enjoy an extensive range of membership benefits including discounted access to ACO education and professional development programs.

See Better. Live Better.