Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) is a government requirement. Family includes the student, the spouse of the student and any dependent children of the student up to 18 years of age who have been authorised to enter and remain with the student and who are residing at the same place of residence as the student in Australia.
SCCM has partnered with BUPA the services to international students as well. The Bupa Membership Card normally takes 6 weeks to be delivered to the College. Remember to request for the receipts when you pay for the doctor consultation. Bupa will reimburse some of your expenses in the conduct of doctor’s diagnoses and treatments. You can talk to our reception if you need any help in regards to arrangement of a Bupa card or for more detailed information on OHSC refer to http://oshc.bupa.com.au/ .
Alternatively, there are more OHSC provider in Australia if you want to organize your cover by yourself. Some of the providers and their contact are Medibank Private by phone 1800 188 188 or Australian Health Management by phone on (+61) 134 246 or http://www.ahm.com.au/