We’ve had discussion here on the Down Under Visa BLOG page about health insurance for overseas visitors. We’ve long recommended it for our clients, because we see what happens when things go wrong, and it’s something that all temporary visitors from Philippines to Australia should be looking at.
Bottom line is that an overseas visitor to Australia is not covered by Medicare, and medical treatment in Australia is very expensive. If your lady is in Australia and something goes seriously wrong, you will foot the bill. And if that’s something really serious, you could not just lose your shirt by maybe lose your house! (more…)