Women's payments and services
The External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement program provides reimbursement of up to $400 for new or replacement external breast prostheses for eligible Australian women who have had a mastectomy as a result of breast cancer.
Department of Human Services
The National Cervical Screening Program aims to reduce morbidity and deaths from cervical cancer, in a cost-effective manner through an organised approach to cervical screening. The Program encourages women in the target population to have regular Pap smears. A new vaccine will be provided free to all women and girls aged between 12 and 26 through the National HPV Vaccination Program. This new vaccine can protect them against the cause of most cervical cancers.
Department of Health
Phone the Pregnancy, Birth and Baby service 1800 882 436 for support relating to pregnancy, birthing, post-natal care and parenting in the first 12 months. Service operates 24 hours a day.