People in prison or on remand in prison custody

Guide to eligibility for publicly funded health and disability services.


Prison inmates and people on remand are eligible for publicly funded health and disability services that are not provided by the prison health system. 

Criteria: B27, Health and Disability Services Eligibility Direction 2011.

Proof of eligibility:

You (or the person acting on your behalf) will need to show the health service provider proof that you/the person is a prison inmate or an individual on remand.

Citizenship and immigration status are not relevant; length of stay is not relevant.

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