Allied health practitioners are trained professionals who are not doctors, dentists or nurses. Learn more about what these professionals do.
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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.
Pharmaceutical benefits scheme
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 role of a GP
Your GP (general practitioner) is usually the first person to go to if you’re sick. GPs coordinate your healthcare - watch this video to learn more.
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 a referral?
A referral is a letter from a doctor, asking a specialist (or other health professional) for a diagnosis or treatment.
What is Medicare?
Medicare is designed to support many of your healthcare needs. Learn who’s eligible for Medicare, about bulk billing and more.