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Costs of healthcare

Allied health

Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do.

Ambulances

An ambulance is a vehicle equipped to provide emergency care to sick or injured people and to get them to hospital. Learn more here about how much amb...

Australia’s healthcare system

The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. This information will help you understand the types of service available.

Breast cancer and financial support

If you have breast cancer, learn here about financial support for costs such as treatment, travel and accommodation, and childcare.

Guide to dental procedures

Your dentist may recommend you have a dental procedure if you have pain, infection, an injury or disease in your teeth or gums. Learn more here.

Health Care Homes program

Health Care Homes is a new program designed to coordinate healthcare for people with long-term, complex health conditions.

Paying for mental health services

Mental health costs vary depending on where you are and what service you are provided. Learn more about the services and what the costs might be.

Private health insurance

You may decide to take out private health insurance to give yourself a wider range of healthcare options. Find out here what is available.

Travel health advice

Going overseas? Here are some tips on how to stay well during your holiday, including tips on food and water safety, insect risks and vaccinations.

Travelling to your healthcare appointment

Travelling to receive healthcare can be complex, time-consuming and costly. Here's how to help reduce these burdens through good planning.

The public and private hospital systems

Choosing between a private and a public hospital can be confusing. Find out how your choices for treatment and care can differ.

What is Medicare?

Medicare is designed to support many of your healthcare needs. Learn who’s eligible for Medicare, about bulk billing and more.

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