Move To Australia Guide

Private Health Insurance

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Is Private medical aid transferable?

If you are paying into a private medical aid policy is it transferable?

Posted by greenvan. 1 reply. Latest activity on 05 May 2014.

Husband is NZ citizen w/permanent NZ residency and wife is an Indian. We are now pregnant.


We are living in Australia from the last 7 months and my wife is on subclass 461 visa ( NZ dependent visa). Since she is on subclass 461, she is not eligible for Medicare facilities also since…

Posted by ambrosia. 3 replies. Latest activity on 18 November 2016.

How much to pay?


silly questions, in NZ, we don't pay for the healthcare system, in AUS once we have applied medicare, do we have to pay the Levy? and how does it get charged? do we notify work once we have…

Posted by medicare-levy. 1 reply. Latest activity on 06 September 2018.

Is your income covered in an accident in Australia , or do you need insurance e.g, car crash, slipping in the shower etc.

I have heard that it's not, but I can't find anything online to confirm.

Posted by jonty. 1 reply. Latest activity on 31 March 2020.

Ambulance cover

We will be travelling in Australia (mostly Queensland) for 4 - 6 months starting July. We thought just purchasing Ambulance Insurance Cover would be sensible as emergency hospital cover is…

Posted by dreamcatcher. 0 replies. Latest activity on 14 May 2018.