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Private health insurance – what’s changing on April 1?

Australians with private health insurance will see their premiums rise on April 1, as well as some big reforms to the health insurance system. Here's what you need to know.

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Health benefits of yoga and Pilates

Considering yoga? Here are many of the answers to common yoga questions, including how it can benefit your health and how to find a class.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ health

Learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, including Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations and Closing the Gap.

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Cost of dental care

Dental care can be expensive and you might need to pay for it yourself. Find out the different ways you can cover the cost of dental care.

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Urgent Care Clinics

Medicare Urgent Care Clinics are open longer hours than GP clinics and provide bulk billed urgent care when you don’t need the emergency department.

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Caring for someone with a mental illness

Caring for a friend or family member with a mental illness can be challenging. These tips will help you look after your own mental health and access support.

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Advance care planning and directive

Learn about what advance care planning involves, who can benefit from it and how to go about creating a plan.

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Maternity care in Australia

If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, find out what care, support and services may be available to you in Australia.

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The role of a nurse

Nurses work with people to help prevent disease, maintain health and treat any existing health problems. Find out more about what nurses do here.

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Palliative care

Palliative care helps to improve the quality of life of people who have a life-limiting illness. Read about the range of services available.

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