Alternative therapies

Last updated: 
6 April 2021

Two alternative therapies we may fund

We are limited to funding:

  1. acupuncture provided by a GP who is registered with Medicare to give this treatment
  2. massage techniques provided by a physiotherapist, osteopath or chiropractor as part of a treatment plan.

Therapies we do not fund

Unfortunately, we do not fund any other alternative therapies.

These include:

  • acupuncture and acupressure
  • aromatherapy
  • equine therapy
  • homeopathy
  • hypnotherapy and hypnosis
  • massage or therapeutic touch
  • meditation
  • music therapy
  • reflexology and relaxation therapy
  • reiki
  • tai chi
  • yoga.