Specialty health services – near to campus

There is a wide range of specialist health services near to campus providing clinical assessment and treatment.

Allied Health

Allied Health describes the broad range of health professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses and who aim to prevent, diagnose and treat a range of conditions and illnesses.

City Health Melbourne

Level 4 Druids House, 407–409, Swanston Street, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9662 2395

Reception hours

Monday and Wednesday: 8.30am–7pm
Tuesday: 9am–6pm
Wednesday: 8.30am–6pm
Thursday: 9am–7pm
Friday: 8am–3pm

Melbourne Osteopathic Clinic

Level 1 Druids House, 407–409 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9663 4460


Monday to Friday: 9am–7pm
Every second Saturday 9am–1pm

Osteopathy CBD

Level 10, Suite 1005, 125 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Tel. 1300 438 349


Tuesday and Thursday: 8am –7pm
Saturday: 8am–2pm

Drug and alcohol treatment

Youth Support & Advocacy Service (YSAS)

Level 1, 187-195 Langridge Street, Abbotsford
Tel. +61 3 9415 1698 or 24 hour free YoDAA Line: 1800 458 685


Monday to Friday: 9am–5pm, except public holidays.

Eastern Health Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre

54–62 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Tel. + 61 3 8413 8444 or DirectLine 1800 888 236 for 24-hour drug and alcohol counselling.


Monday to Friday:

9.30am–5pm for clinic services
9.30am–3pm for drop-in service to see duty worker

Health services for the homeless and vulnerable

Front Yard Youth Services

19 King Street, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9611 2411
Tel. +61 3 9614 3688 for crisis accommodation support


Monday to Friday 9am–8pm
Saturday and Sunday 10am–6pm for crisis accommodation support

Living Room Primary Health Service

7 Hosier Lane, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9662 4488


Drop-in: Monday to Friday 1pm–5pm.

Appointments are available upon request outside of these hours.

Natural and alternative medicine

Victoria Street Acupuncture and Medical Clinic

436 Victoria Street, North Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9328 3582


General practice: Monday to Saturday: 8.30am with varying closing times.
Acupuncture clinic: Tuesday and Friday 2.30–5pm


Australian College of Optometry (ACO)

Cnr Keppel and Cardigan streets, Carlton
Tel. +61 3 9349 7455 (appointments); + 61 3 9349 7400 (general enquiries)


Monday to Friday: 8.30am–5.45pm
Saturday: 8.30am–5pm


When booking, please notify reception that you are a student. Present your student card when you arrive for your appointment.

Students with a Health Care Card

  • Consultation bulk billed.
  • Health Care card holders are eligible to access all services provided by the ACO clinic, as appropriate.
  • Health Care card holders are eligible for subsidised glasses.

Students without a Health Care Card

  • Consultation bulk billed.

International students

  • Consultations are not bulk billed but can be claimed through health insurance.


  • General clinic
  • Contact lens
  • Ocular disease
  • Paediatric
  • Disability

Other information:

  • Wheelchair access
  • Male and female practitioners

Big W Vision QV

Big W store, QV Village – corner of Swanston and Lonsdale St, Melbourne
Tel. +61 3 8347 5803


Monday to Wednesday: 10am–6.30pm
Thursday to Friday: 10am–9pm
Saturday: 10am–5pm
Sunday: 11am–4pm


When booking, please notify reception that you are a student. Present your student card when you arrive for your appointment.

Eye exams are bulk billed, so there are no out-of-pocket expenses for eligible Medicare cardholders.

Students with overseas health insurance will need to pay in store then make a claim with their insurance company. A gap fee may apply.


  • Qualified optometrist
  • Vision/refraction assessment
  • Eye health check
  • Contact lenses
  • Prescription glasses/sunglasses
  • Glasses repair and adjustments

Languages spoken

Chinese and Cantonese speaking optometrist available on Wednesdays.

Radiology and Medical Imaging (x-ray)

Melbourne Radiology Clinic

Ground Floor, Suites 3-6,
100 Victoria Pde East Melbourne, 3002
Tel. + 61 3 9667 1667


Monday to Friday 8am–6pm

Sexual and relationship health

Melbourne Sexual Health Centre (MSHC)

580 Swanston Street, Carlton
Tel. + 61 3 9341 6200


Monday to Thursday: 8.40am–5pm
Friday: 1–5pm

Centre Against Sexual Assault (CASA House)

3rd floor, Queen Victoria Women’s Centre, 210 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, or Royal Women’s Hospital.
Tel. + 61 3 9635 3610 for counselling and support
Tel. + 61 3 9635 3600 for general enquiries/administration
Tel. 1800 806 292 for 24 hour service


Monday to Friday: 9am–5pm for counseling
24-hour service for recent sexual assault

Multicultural Health and Support Service

81–85 Barry Street, Carlton
Tel. + 61 3 9342 9725


Monday to Friday 9.30am–5.30pm

Drummond Street Relationship Centre

195 Drummond Street, Carlton
Tel. + 61 3 9663 6733


Monday to Thursdays 9am–8pm
Friday 9am–5pm

After hours service available – contact the Centre to make a booking

Sports medicine

Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre

60 Olympic Boulevard (formerly Swan Street) or Ground Floor, St Francis Building, 166 Gipps Street, East Melbourne.

Tel. 1300 859 887 or 94204300


Monday to Friday: 8am–6pm

City Baths Spinal and Sports Medicine Clinic

Ground Floor, 420 Swanston Street, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9639 2286


Monday to Friday 8am–7pm
Saturday 8am–1pm

Melbourne Sports Medicine Centre

Level 4/250 Collins Street, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9650 9372


Monday to Friday 8am–6pm

Mind Over Muscle

2/377 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Tel. +61 3 9670 9607


Monday to Friday: 11am–7pm
Saturday: 9.30am–1.30pm

Travel medicine

The Travel Doctor (TMVC)

Level 2 and 3, 393 Little Bourke Street, Melbourne
Tel. + 61 3 9935 8100


Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 9am–5pm
Tuesday and Thursday: 9am–8.30pm
Saturday: 9am–1pm

The information on this page is provided as a guide only. RMIT Students Group takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information or services supplied. Providers listed are not owned or operated by RMIT. Students should contact providers directly for further information. Updated September 2016.

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