Fees and Funding Options
Fees for the 2023-2024 Financial Year
Assessment, recommendations, therapy and training
Speech pathology consultation (with a qualified Speech Pathologist):
NDIS - $193.99 per hour (includes 15 minutes of non-face-to-face time)
Private/Medicare - $190.00 for a 60 minute session, $142.5 for a 45 minute session and $100 for a 30 minute session (excluding GST)
Speech pathology practice session (with a level 2 Allied Health Assistant):
NDIS - $86.79 per hour (includes 15 minutes of non-face-to-face time)
Private/Medicare - $114 for a 60 minute session, $85.50 for a 45 minute session and $57 for a 30 minute session (excluding GST)
Travel fees are based on the most recent NDIS price guide and MMM guidelines for mobile NDIS services. Travel for private or Medicare-rebated services are charged at the hourly consultation rate (pro-rata).
Medicare - Banksia Speech Pathology does not bulk-bill however eligible clients can claim a Medicare rebate for up to 5 sessions (each calendar year) of $56 per session in the 22/23 financial year. Fees for services will need to be paid in full prior to making a claim. Please speak to your GP about eligibility for a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan, or alternative Medicare rebates.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) – NDIS funding may be available for individuals with lifelong disability or for children under the age of 7 who meet the early intervention requirements. CLICK HERE to read more about eligibility for NDIS. If you would like to speak to someone regarding NDIS eligibility, applications or support, CLICK HERE to find an NDIS Coordinator, Early Childhood Partner or NDIS contact person in your area.
Private Health Insurance – Please contact your health insurance company to clarify whether speech pathology is included in your policy, as well as rebates and annual limits.