Money Help have qualified counsellors that can assist anyone in financial need from the following:
- Losing your job
- Managing bills and debt
- Debt options
- Housing costs
John Logan Foundation
The Foundation assists by contributing towards prescribed treatments not available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme).
Grants may range from $1,500 – $11,000 depending on the patients circumstances and needs.
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Australian Taxation Office
Income Tax: Medical Expense Rebate
Ruling for Medical Expense Rebate
Tax Ruling 93/34 Section 159P allows a rebate for net medical expenses exceeding $1,000. Net medical expenses includes payments for a ‘medical or surgical appliance’ prescribed by a legally qualified medical practitioner.
Examples of ‘medical or surgical appliance’ are the following:
- Adhesive plaster and strapping
- Bath seats of the kind used by invalids or aged persons
- Colostomy appliances
- Invalid chairs
- Medical or surgical wigs for use by a person which is necessitated by loss of hair through sickness or disease (other than naturally occurring baldness) or the effects of the treatment of sickness or disease
- Neoprene bandages/wraps to provide support
Financial Assistance for Carers
- Carers Payment
- Carers Allowance
- Care Supplement