What it is
If you’re an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian, you can access Medicare services that meet your needs.
- Medicare Safety Net
- Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
- Australian Organ Donor Register
- Australian Immunisation Register.
The program also provides an Indigenous Access Line.
Call the free Indigenous Access Line to get services that match your needs. Staff are culturally trained and can match you to the right Medicare services.
Read more about Medicare Services for Indigenous Australians.
You can access better health services if you have a Medicare card and complete health checks.
Page last updated: 5 November 2019
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