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  1. 1 How old do I need to be to get my own medicare card? And how do I get one?
  2. 2 Will my Doctor tell my Carers or Parents what I am seeing them for?
  1. 1How old do I need to be to get my own medicare card? And how do I get one?

    You need to be 14 years old or over.

    Getting a medicare card is quite simple, follow these steps:

    You will first need to enrol (you can get an enrolment form online at www.medicareaustralia.gov.au )

    When you enrol, you need to show original or certified copies of documents such as a birth certificate or passport to prove that you are eligible.
    Please call Medicare to check what documents you need 13 20 11

    Then lodge your enrolment at your nearest Medicare office.

  2. 2Will my Doctor tell my Carers or Parents what I am seeing them for?

    All discussion’s with your Doctor should be completely confidential.

    Take a look at the following site for all you need to know about you, your doctor and your health.

    http://www.dryes.com.au