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Health Services Covered By NABS

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NABS provides interpreters to Sign Language Users and Health Care Providers for private health care appointments.

Here are some of the services NABS covers. Click on each one to explain what they do.

Ask NABS staff if your health care service is not on this list . You can also view a complete glossary of terms, complete with Auslan videos.

GP and Specialist Acupuncture Audiologist
Aboriginal Health Worker Chiropractor Dentist
Diabetes Education Dietician Exercise Physiologist
Endocrinologist Family Planning / Sexual Health Gynaecologist / Obstetrician / IVF
Iridologist Medical Imaging Mental Health Worker
Naturopath Occupational Therapy Optometrist
Osteopath Paediatrician Psychiatrist
Psychologist Physiotherapist Podiatrist or Chiropodist
Remedial Massage Speech Pathologist  


All interpreting services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sign Language users are provided FREE for public and private health care appointments.

For more information on Health Care click on these Australian Government links:

Mental Health Better Access
What Medicare Covers
Department of Social Services - Betterstart

Other Professional Services

If your appointment is NOT a medical or health care appointment NABS cannot book a free interpreter for you.

Click here to view some professional services NABS does NOT cover for free 

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