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Understanding the Australian healthcare system

We’re here to help you understand the Australian healthcare system and how to navigate it. A little knowledge will help you to be confident you are getting the best healthcare services, when you need them.

How to use Student Health Cover

When you arrive in Australia, you may need to activate your OSHC policy and you can begin using it (but hopefully you won’t need to!). Here are some tips of making a claim.

Getting started with Student Health Cover

IDP gives you the freedom to choose. It’s easy to buy Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) online yourself, or you can do it with the help of an IDP counsellor.

Health and safety tips

Australia is a safe and healthy place to live, and there’s a lot to see and do. You will probably be studying in a town or city, but you may also want to experience the wild beauty of its oceans, mountains, rivers and the famous ‘outback’ or ‘bush’.

Common healthcare words

Navigating the language used in the healthcare industry can be complex. Here is a glossary of key terms you might come across, and what they mean.

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