Costs and payments

There are no out-of-pocket costs for Swinburne students.

Visits with a nurse are free for all students, staff and the general public.

Visits with a GP (doctor) are bulk billed for current Swinburne students, pensioners, children under 16 years of age and holders of a Health Care Card.

Students from other universities need to call ahead to check what fees apply.

International students must have private health insurance under visa requirements. We can directly bill your named
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance fund

Type of consultation Standard fee Medicare rebate Fee for Swinburne students

Short

$30

$17.20

Free

Standard

$75

$37.60

Free

Long

$105

$72.80

Free

Prolonged

$150

$107.80

Free

Travel

Varies

NA

Free + cost per vaccine

Cancellations

You must call to cancel if you think you won't be able to keep your appointment. 

The following timeframes and charges apply to cancellations: 

  • Counselling appointments: you will lose one of your six sessions if you do not call us to cancel at least 24 hours in advance.
  • Medical appointments: you will be charged a $20 fee if you do not call us to cancel at least two hours in advance. This fee needs to be paid before you make another appointment.
  • Physiotherapy, clinical psychologist or psychiatrist appointments: you will be charged a $50 fee if you do not call us to cancel at least 48 hours in advance.