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Cost of health care in Australia

What's Free

The health care in Australia is in the basic on the state providing.
In various extreme situations, for example in the case of accidents, with various natural disasters, also medical aid to children, the elderly and mothers - free. According to the laws of the country the state insurance relies for not having work.
For employees (including for foreign workers, including highly qualified specialists) - the insurance is issued by the employer.

And what’s paid

For free dental care huge queue. So many people buy private insurance. The average family health insurance (two "local" adults and two children up to 18 years) covering almost the whole area of medicine costs at all about 107,2 USD = 150 AUD per month. The ambulance is 428,8 USD = 600 AUD for transportation to the hospital.

The cost of some services

  • Haircut men's worth 11,4 - 28,6 USD = 16 - 40 AUD
  • Haircut for women 14,3 - 71,5 USD = 20 - 100 AUD

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    Michael 2020-08-08
    Definitely not true. We have universal health care that covers everyone, regardless if you are employed or not. Employers do NOT pay health insurance for their employees as its paid for by the federal government.

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    Patrick Togara 2020-05-03
    Please provide prices of basics such as mealie meal, corn meal, rice those that equate to the Zimbabwean basics

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    CHARLES 2019-10-10
    With this break down think grocery are not too high in Australia compare to here in UAE, though Dubai don't cultivate anything apart from vegetable and date. But Indian grocery store all over UAE are another mean of cheaper groceries.

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