Dental Treatment Costs in Australia 2017

How Much Does a Dentist Charge in Australia in 2017

Dental work is normally NOT covered under Medicare, although there are some exceptions to this. One of these is the Child Dental Benefits Scheme for children between 2 and 17… Read the rest

How Much Does a Dentist Charge in Australia in 2017

Dental work is normally NOT covered under Medicare, although there are some exceptions to this. One of these is the Child Dental Benefits Scheme for children between 2 and 17… Read the rest


Cost of Contact Lenses in Australia

Cost of Contact Lenses in Australia

Contact lenses are best bought from an Online supplier in Australia, or even overseas, if you are looking for the best prices.

Example Contact Lens Prices in April 2017

A local Optometrist quoted over… Read the rest

Cost of Contact Lenses in Australia

Contact lenses are best bought from an Online supplier in Australia, or even overseas, if you are looking for the best prices.

Example Contact Lens Prices in April 2017

A local Optometrist quoted over… Read the rest


Medicare for Temporary/Provisional Residents

Interim Medicare Cards

If you live in Australia and have applied for permanent residency, you may be eligible for an Interim Medicare card. You must: Be on a visa allowing you to work, or Prove your parent, spouse or child… Read the rest

Interim Medicare Cards

If you live in Australia and have applied for permanent residency, you may be eligible for an Interim Medicare card. You must: Be on a visa allowing you to work, or Prove your parent, spouse or child… Read the rest


Birth Control Pill Costs in Australia

A guide to the standard costs of Birth Control Pill options in Australia

$28.50 (12 months at $ 2.38 per month) Microgynon 50ED Tablets 12 x 28. (ethinyloestradiol + levonorgestrel) $11.50 (4 months at $ 2.88 per month) Microgynon 50… Read the rest

A guide to the standard costs of Birth Control Pill options in Australia

$28.50 (12 months at $ 2.38 per month) Microgynon 50ED Tablets 12 x 28. (ethinyloestradiol + levonorgestrel) $11.50 (4 months at $ 2.88 per month) Microgynon 50… Read the rest


Optical and Opticians in Australia

Eye Tests and Opticians in Australia

Free Eye Tests in Australia Eye Examinations are available at many Opticians, and the cost of this examination is covered by Medicare for one FULL examination every two years. Discounted Glasses and Contact lenses… Read the rest

Eye Tests and Opticians in Australia

Free Eye Tests in Australia Eye Examinations are available at many Opticians, and the cost of this examination is covered by Medicare for one FULL examination every two years. Discounted Glasses and Contact lenses… Read the rest


Private Medical Service in Australia

Private Medical in Australia

Private Medical Insurance

Private Medical Insurance does not generally cover standard Doctors fees, as they are mainly covered by Medicare. Medical Insurance comes in two main parts: There is the main Hospital cover, which provides cover… Read the rest


Medicare Safety Nets in Australia

Pharmaceutical Benefits and Medicare Safety Nets Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Safety Net The general patient safety net threshold for 2016 is $1,475.70 A standard PBS prescription cost for 2016 is $38.30 for general patients, Adults and Children. This reduces to… Read the rest
Pharmaceutical Benefits and Medicare Safety Nets Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Safety Net The general patient safety net threshold for 2016 is $1,475.70 A standard PBS prescription cost for 2016 is $38.30 for general patients, Adults and Children. This reduces to… Read the rest