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1.9 Banjima Medical Health and Wellbeing

Information

Promote the health and well-being needs of Banjima families to enable a healthier lifestyle, providing support and assistance towards medical and general health expenses.

What is covered;

General Health – is available to support members with general health and expenses including the following:

  • Medical equipment and supplies - medication prescriptions, glucose monitors, breathing appliances etc;
  • Specialist treatments e.g. podiatry, dermatology, fertility;
  • Dental - dental check and treatment;
  • Optical - annual eyes check and prescription glasses
  • Medical travel assistance
  • Ambulance - ambulance cover

Supporting Healthy Living:

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Gym Membership
  • Dietary/ Weight Loss
  • Counselling and Support Services

Allowances

For the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019

 What  Beneficiary Allowance
 Medical Health & Wellbeing  $1,000
 Critically and/or Terminally ill - hospitalised patient   support  $5,000
 Medical Escort Support  $2,000

 

Eligibility

To be eligible for this assistance, an applicant must meet beneficiary criteria as follows:

  • A registered Banjima beneficiary
  • A registered Daisy beneficiary
  • Birth Child registered under the above membership.

Please Note:

  • No allocations of funds can be transferred to another member;
  • As per clause 6.7 of the Trust Deed, the Trustee may not provide money or a money equivalent to individual beneficiaries.

How to apply

  1. Download and complete the Medical Health and Wellbeing application form (available here).
  2. Provide supporting evidence, such as:
    • Acceptance letter from the educational institution
    • Enrolment letter from the educational institution
    • Proof of requirement is required for technology i.e. school list/school letter
    • Quote or tax invoice (includes the seller’s Australian business number (ABN), what is being requested, its cost (including GST, if any) and date of issue).
  3. Submit application by sending forms and evidence to Member Services by:
  1. You will be contacted by BNTAC with the outcome of your application.
  2. If you are not happy with the outcome, you can appeal a decision.
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