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:

The Alfred
Address: 55 Commercial Road, Prahran

Austin Hospital
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

Alison Ripley Cubitt Our Expat Expert

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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