Medicare Australia is responsible for the operation of Medicare and the payment of Medicare benefits. Listed below are the locations of Medicare offices.

  • Postal: Medicare, GPO Box 9822, in the capital city in each state
  • Telephone: 132 150 - Australia-wide at the cost of a local call.
Australian Capital Territory   New South Wales 

134 Reed Street   
TUGGERANONG ACT 2901

The Colonial State Bank Tower
150 George Street
PARRAMATTA NSW 2165 

Northern Territory  Queensland 

As per South Australia

State Headquarters
444 Queen Street
BRISBANE QLD 4000 

South Australia   Tasmania 

State Headquarters
209 Greenhill Road
EASTWOOD SA 5063

242 Liverpool Street
HOBART TAS 7000

Victoria   Western Australia 

State Headquarters 
460 Bourke Street
MELBOURNE VIC 3000

State Headquarters
Bank West Tower
108 St. George's Terrace
PERTH WA 6000

 

The day-to-day administration and payment of benefits under the Medicare arrangement is the responsibility of Medicare Australia. Inquiries concerning payment of benefits should be directed to Medicare Australia and not to the Department of Health and Ageing. The following telephone numbers have been reserved by Medicare Australia exclusively for inquiries relating to the Schedule:

  • ACT: 02 6124 6362
  • NSW: 132 150
  • NT: use South Australian number
  • Qld: 07 3004 5450
  • SA: 08 8274 9788
  • Tas.: 03 6215 5740
  • Vic.: 132 150
  • WA: 132 150