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Healthcare in Melbourne is governed by the same hybrid public-private sector service provision which is found in Australia as a whole.
Even expats who are eligible to take advantage of the public system will find that certain aspects of healthcare are left uncovered. The private system fills in the gaps accordingly. These extras can be incredibly expensive without coverage, and for this reason, even permanent residents who are eligible for Medicare should take out additional private health insurance.
Hospitals in Melbourne
Here is a list of hospitals in Melbourne:
Address: 55 Commercial Road, Prahran
Address: 145 Studley Road, Heidelburg
Melbourne Private Hospital
Address: Royal Parade, Parkville
Melbourne Royal Hospital
Address: 300 Grattan Street, Parkville
The Royal Children's Hospital
Address: 50 Flemington Road, Parkville
Are you an expat living in Melbourne?
Expat Arrivals is looking for locals to contribute to this guide, and answer forum questions from others planning their move to Melbourne. Please contact us if you'd like to contribute.
Alison Ripley Cubitt is an author and relocation consultant for Australia and New Zealand. She has lived and worked as an expat in Malaysia, New Zealand, the UK and Australia.
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