Nelson Plaza Clinic continues to offer bulk billed GP consultations for the following patients:

  • All Port Stephens permanent residents as identified by your Driver’s License or ID Card.
  • All identified Aboriginal/Torres Straight Islanders
  • All children 16 years old and younger
  • Concession Card Holders
  • DVA Card Holders
  • Health Care Card Holders




New Gap Fees for some procedures


Unfortunately, due to the high costs of providing some procedures, Nelson Plaza clinic will be charging a gap fee for some items from 26/04/2021  as follows.





Practice fee

Medicare rebate

Out of pocket cost

Biopsy of skin




Excision of benign lesion (for which there is no medicare item number)

$100 per 15 minutes


$100 per 15 minutes

Implanon insertion




Implanon removal




Implanon removal and reinsertion




Mirena IUD insertion




Toenail wedge excision






We regret that medicare rebates do not cover these procedures and would encourage all patients who share our frustration to contact their government representatives to pursue adequate funding of our health service.




Nelson Plaza Management






If you are from out of the Port Stephens area, the charges will be as follows.


If Medicare have your bank details your rebate will be deposited into your bank account within a few days of your consultation.