Our Fees

Our fees are designed to make professional health care accessible to the communities we serve.

ALLIED HEALTH

Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Diabetes Education, Speech Therapy, Psychology.

  • Low income - $10
  • Medium income - $40 per hour or $20 for 30 minute follow up
  • High income - $95 per hour or $47.50 for 30 minute follow up

Fees may be waived for those experiencing financial difficulty upon completion of a Fee Waiver Form, pending approval by the General Manager.

Youth Counselling, API Counselling and Community Health Nursing are free of charge.

Groups have variable fees. Some groups may have scaled fees dependent upon income, while others have a flat fee for all participants.

GAMBLER’S HELP

Free of charge.

DENTAL

Adults (holders of Health Care Cards, Pension Cards) 

Fees as of 1 October 2017

  • General dental treatment - $28.00 per appointment, capped at $112 per course of care.
  • Emergency appointment - $28.00
  • Dentures - $67.50 each, or $135 for both

Children under 13 years, with no concession card and not eligible for Medicare funding

  • General dental treatment - $33.00 per course of care, payable at first visit
  • Emergency appointment – free of charge

Children under 18 years with a concession card or Medicare funding – free of charge.

FEES - Paediatric Speech Pathology

Connect Health & Community is now piloting a full fee for service stream for Paediatric Speech Pathology clients. This new service will be piloted for 3 months and a review will then be conducted. This pilot program is not currently set up for Medicare or private health insurance rebates, but will be reviewed for inclusion at 3 months. The review will include pricing of service provision, assessments, reports and consumables.

Assessment $180

This may include up to 2 separate shorter appointments of up to 45 mins or one extended consultation up to 70 mins.

Assessment Report $120

Each assessment comes with a report unless there is an existing one within last 12 months.

Standard Consultations (up to 45 mins) $100

Long Consultation (60 mins) $140

Educational Setting Visits $150(Childcare/Kinder/School)
A fee equal to 50% of the missed consultation fee applies to late cancellation of appointments (within 48 hours of your appointment - This relates to business days, therefore in the case of a Monday appointment we expect the cancellation be made by the Thursday 12 noon prior). In the instance of a non-attendance you forfeit the entire consultation fee.

Updated October 2017

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