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Deborah Awyzio, Solicitor
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If my wife who is not Australian gives birth here will it be

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if my wife who is not Australian gives birth here will it be covered by medicare? as I am Australian born and the father
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Australia Law
Expert:  Leon replied 1 year ago.

Good Afternoon

My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.

No she is not covered by Medicare.

She has to pay all costs herself unless she has private medical insurance.

Only residents have cover.