130 Avoca Street Randwick NSW 2031
Tel: 02 9399 3335 - Fax: 02 9399 9778

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Emergency Phone Numbers

Poison Centre131 126
DoCS Helpline132 111
Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Helpline1800 200 526
Kids Helpline1800 551 800
Lifeline131 114
NSW Rape Crisis Centre1800 424 017
Victims Support Line1800 633 063

Eastern Suburbs Mental Health Service

Mental Health Line 1800 011 511
Acute Care Team 9382 2497
Aged Care Psychiatry 9382 3797
9382 3753
Bilingual Counselling Service 9366 8711
Adolescent Psychiatry 9382 4347
Child and Family East 9382 8213
Consultation Liaison Psychiatry 9382 2796
Consumer Support 9382 4262
Early Psychosis Program 9366 8610
Inpatient Units (Acute) 9382 4352
Mental Health Rehabilitation Unit 9382 4238
Mental Health Intensive Care Unit 9382 0991
Mobile Community Treatment Team 9366 8711
Neuropsychiatric Institute 9382 3763
Psychiatric Emergency Care Centre 9382 7772
Rehabilitation Service 9366 8610
Youth Mental Health 9366 8610
Mental Health Administration 9382 2381


Police Assistance LineReporting of crime131 444
Randwick Police196 Alison Rd9697 1099
Waverley Police153 Bronte Rd9369 9899
Maroubra Police136 Maroubra Rd9349 9299
Paddington Police16 Jersey Rd8356 8299

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After Hours 13 74 25
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General Information

Private Billing From May 2018

15th March 2018

Dear Valued Clients,

Avoca Street Medical Centre will become a primarily private billing practice from 1st May 2018.

The reasons for this change in billing policy are:

  • Rising cost of running a modern medical practice: electricity, WHO-standard vaccine fridge maintenance, software and computer maintenance, accreditation fees, staff traning and wages, office overheads, etc.
  • Medicare rebate freeze: The Australian government has frozen Medicare rebate since 2015. The expected minimal rebate increase in August 2018 is not keeping up with the rising cost of running a GP practice.

Our staff can help send your claim to Medicare via secure internet. Once processed, your Medicare benefit will be deposited directly onto the EFTPOS card you used, or into the bank account you have registered with Medicare.

A limited number of clients will continue to be offered bulk billing, including:

  • Veteran Affairs clients.
  • Pensioners, Health Care Card holders - who have been seen at this practice regularly since before 2011.
  • Children under 16 years of age - who or whose parents have been seen at this practice regularly since before 2011.

We understand that this policy change will somewhat affect you financially but hope that you support our struggle to maintain high level of medical services for you.

Please leave comments at our feedback page on www.avocastreet.com.

Thank you for your understanding and support.

Avoca Street Medical Centre management team.

The information in the above were collected from the internet,
either from government websites or from reasonably reliable health information sources.
They are for general information only and should not replace the need of seeking medical care during illnesses.