If you want to become a member of ADOA, download and fill out the application form and send it to us.

ADOA Membership Application Form

Dispensing Optician Member - any person deemed a qualified dispensing optician by the board, primarily engaged in the profession of optical dispensing, spectacle making or some related industry.  These members have full voting rights, and can be elected onto any Committee, and after the qualifying period sit as a Board member.

  • Student Member - any person who is undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship in optical dispensing.
  • Practice Membership – any business that conducts an optical dispensing practice employing at least one qualified optical dispenser.
  • Associate member (non-voting) - any person employed in optical dispensing or spectacle making that has no formal qualification and has not attained The Association’s competency certificate.  Associate members have no voting rights but can be co-opted onto any committee as approved by the Board.

Membership fees (as listed below) are payable with this application:

Annual Fee

Student Member (Traineeship) 1st Year: FREE

Student Member (Traineeship):


Full Member (Vic Metro):


Full Member (Country & Interstate) & Associate


Practice Membership


Supplier Membership


(ADOA's membership year is from July - June. Pro-rata fees apply for new memberships after 1st October)

ADOA Secretariat

Ph: 03 9596 9510
Fx: 03 9596 5606
Email: info@adoa.org.au