Speech Pathology in Melbourne

Fees and Terms

SPA Code of Ethics

Our Speech Pathologists are bound by the Speech Pathology Australia Code of Ethics. We are committed to high standards of ethical practice and professional conduct. A link to the SPA Code of Ethics can be found here: Code of Ethics

Fees Policy

Please phone Reception on 9499 8911 or Contact us via our website to enquire about our fees.

Yes, we have HICAPS for private health claiming on the day of your appointment.

Payment can be made by cash, EFTPOS and credit card (Visa and MasterCard).

We ask our clients for 48 hours (2 business days) notice for cancellations or rescheduling.

Late Cancellation fees may apply as follows;

  Late Cancellation:    50% of Scheduled Fee
  Non Attendance:    Full Fee

Private Health Fund Rebates

We have HICAPS and can process your private health fund extras claim on the day of your appointment.

Chronic Disease Management Program

Children with complex care needs may be eligible for a Medicare Rebate ($52.95 per session) for up to 5 Speech Pathology visits per year. Children may be eligible if they require services from more than one medical or allied health practitioner (e.g. Speech Pathology PLUS Psychology, Occupational therapy, Audiology, or Medical Specialist). Ask your GP for more information about your eligibility for a CDM plan.


Your child’s Speech Pathology file is a confidential document. It is the policy of this practice to maintain security of this information at all times. We will seek your permission to release any information concerning your child to others involved in their care, such as doctors, psychologists, teachers and carers. 


We strive to provide a high-quality Speech Pathology service at all times. If you have concerns about any aspect of our service, please discuss this directly with Stephanie Rickard. Your feedback is always appreciated and helps us to continually improve and maintain our high quality service.