Subject: Medicare extension until 17/09/2021 for Maltese in Australia on Temporary Visas
The High Commission of Malta in Canberra is pleased to inform all Maltese currently in Australia on Temporary Visas that Medicare coverage has been extended for another six (6) months, from 17 March 2021 to 17 September 2021. This has been made possible through the Reciprocal Health Care Agreement (RHCA) between Malta and Australia.
Services Australia will send the new Medicare Card to your address if your address is known. If you do not have a card you may call the Medicare Program at 132011 to get your Medicare card number which may be used instead of a card.