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Women's payments and services

Breast prostheses reimbursement program

Provides reimbursement of up to $400 for new or replacement external breast prostheses for eligible Australian women who have had a mastectomy as a result of breast cancer.

Department of Human Services

National cervical screening program

The National Cervical Screening Program aims to reduce morbidity and deaths from cervical cancer, in a cost-effective manner through an organised approach to cervical screening. The Program encourages women in the target population to have regular Pap smears. A new vaccine will be provided free to all women and girls aged between 12 and 26 through the National HPV Vaccination Program. This new vaccine can protect them against the cause of most cervical cancers.

Department of Health

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby

Provides an online service  and a free phone on 1800 882 436 for information, advice and support through pregnancy, childbirth and the first year of parenthood.  Browse the website or call the helpline and speak with a qualified counsellor.  Calls from landlines are free, mobile charges may apply.

healthdirect Australia

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