Budget 2024: Govt to offer vouchers valuing $3K for eye tests, $15K for spectacles

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School children as well as pensioners will benefit from vouchers for eye tests and spectacles in Budget 2024.

Specifically, vouchers valuing $3000 will go towards the cost of an eye test for over 200,000 school children and 76,000 pensioners at a cost of over $840 million.

Additionally, for those who require spectacles, vouchers valuing $15,000 will go towards the cost of such eyewear for persons in the above category. This measure will cost some $966 million.