1.9 Banjima Medical Health and Wellbeing
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
- Ambulance - ambulance cover
Supporting Healthy Living:
- Private Health Insurance
- Gym Membership
- Dietary/ Weight Loss
- Counselling and Support Services
For the period 1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
|Medical Health & Wellbeing (does not include travel)||$1,000|
|Critically and/or Terminally ill - hospitalised patient support (including travel)||$5,000|
|Medical Escort Support (including travel)||$2,000|
Note; Cash payments and reimbursements cannot be paid to any beneficiary.
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.
- 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
- Download and complete the Medical Health and Wellbeing application form (available here).
- Provide supporting evidence, such as:
- Evidence of support needs (e.g. support 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).
- Birth Certificate (for under 18s) to show Birth Child relationship with Applicant
- Submit application by sending forms and evidence to Member Services by:
- You will be contacted by BNTAC with the outcome of your application.
- If you are not happy with the outcome, you can appeal a decision.