Do I need travel insurance?

  • It’s not mandatory on a working holiday visa but highly recommended on a working holiday visa. This is very important as if you travel without insurance and you are involved in an accident you may end up with an expensive bill!

What is covered by Medicare?

Medicare gives you access to:

  • A range of medical services for free or at a lower cost including doctors, specialists, and optometrists.
  • Lower cost prescriptions, and
  • Free care as a public patient in a public hospital