Spectacles Subsidy Scheme

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Updated June 2016

What is it?

The  Spectacles Subsidy Scheme provides eligible ACT residents with a subsidy of up  to $200 once every two years.

Who is eligible?

Eligible people for the scheme must be residents of  the ACT and hold a Pensioner Concession Card from either Centrelink or the  Department of Veterans Affairs, or Healthcare Card which the holder has been  entitled to for three months or more. Dependants of cardholders are also  entitled to assistance under the Scheme if their name appears on the card.

How do I apply?

Application forms are available from any of the  registered optometrists listed below. Once the application form has been  completed the provider will process the application in conjunction with the ACT  Revenue Office.

Who runs it?

ACT Revenue Office

Contact

ACT Spectacle Subsidy Scheme
ACT Revenue  Office
PH:  (02) 6207 0028 – Select Option 6, ACT Community Assistance Scheme
Email:  actspectaclessubsidyscheme@act.gov.au

Optometrists registered under the scheme

Provider Trading  Name and Phone

  • Andrew Watkins (02) 6247 7705
  • Canberra Blind Society (02) 6247 4580
  • Capital Eye (02) 6273 7458
  • Curtin Optical Curtin Shopping Centre (02) 6281  1220
  • Evans & McMahon City: (02) 6257 1103
  • Evans & McMahon Tuggeranong (02) 6293 1171
  • Eyecare on Q Queanbeyan (02) 6299 2020
  • Focus Eyewear (02) 6295 6148
  • Home Specs Scullin (02) 6278 4100
  • Langley and Pino Eyecare - Westfield Belconnen (02)  6251 4441
  • Langley and Pino Eyecare - City Walk (02) 6247 8448
  • MacKinley Optical City (02) 6248 9100
  • Matthew Arcidiacono Optometrists City (02) 6248  6130
  • Matthew Arcidiacono Optometrists Woden (02) 6281  4817
  • OPSM Canberra Centre (02) 6249 7344
  • OPSM Cooleman Court Weston (02) 6288 0599
  • OPSM Riverside Plaza, Queanbeyan (02) 6299 4411
  • OPSM Tuggeranong Hyperdome (02) 6293 1444, (02)  6293 1133 or (02) 6293 3699
  • OPSM Westfield Belconnen (02) 6251 8799, (02) 6251  9066 or (02) 6251 4245
  • OPSM Woden Plaza (02) 6281 4817 or (02) 6282 1043
  • Optorica Optometrist (02) 6288 3155, (02) 6288  4755, 17/41 Liardet Street, WESTON ACT 2611
  • Peter Dodds Optometrist Erindale (02) 6296 3540
  • Simpson optometry (02) 6162 0121
  • Specsavers Canberra (02) 6262 9584
  • Specsavers Tuggeranong (02) 6293 1590
  • Specsavers Woden (02) 6281 1365
  • Tony & Ross Hiew Dickson (02) 6247 9686
  • Vision Australia (02) 6132 5804
  • Vision City (02) 6249 7559