Fees

See below for consultation fees and rebates.

Appetite for Nutrition Service Fee Schedule

At Appetite for Nutrition we provide a mixed bill service, including bulk billing (Enhanced Primary Care & Department of Veteran’s Affairs), claim through Private Health Funds, Work Cover, Aged Care Package and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and private fees to all other patients.

A referral is not required for our dietitian appointments.

Please have any doctor referrals, blood test results, medication and medical history with you at your initial appointment.

Private Fees

Initial Consultation (40minutes): $100
During your initial consultation, your dietitian will consider your medical, nutrition and lifestyle needs, to provide recommendations and advice to help you meet your health goals.

Extended Initial Consultation (60minutes): $150
We recommend the extended initial consultation for those that have multiple medical conditions, complex nutrition needs, or would like more time to discuss education and management of their health.

Review Consultation (30minutes): $80
During your review consultation, your dietitian will monitor your progress, and suggest changes or make recommendation to support you reaching your health goals. This session may include education on new nutrition topics and useful nutrition handouts.

Concession fees – $15 discount on above fees (not applicable to already discounted appointments)

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Meal Plan Packages

Dietitian assessment with Meal Plan (40minutes): $150
This session will involve a thorough initial assessment, where your dietitian will collect information on your health goals, medical, nutrition and lifestyle needs.


This packaged will include:

  1. 50minute Initial consultation with Accredited Practising Dietitian with nutrition assessment, followed by education and advice on how you can confidently manage your condition.
  2. Personalized education and resources on your specific dietary protocol to boost your knowledge and confidence in managing your dietary restrictions
  3. Weekly Meal plan, that includes 7 breakfast, lunch & dinner options, plus 14 snack ideas that can be purchased in shops or made from recipes.
  4. Shopping guide with suitable products you can purchase in leading supermarkets.

    This package is suitable for people looking for
  • General healthy eating for energy levels, health and vitality
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Managing health conditions such as high blood sugar level, diabetes, fatty liver, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or Coeliac disease

Specialist Dietitian assessment with Meal Plan (50minutes): $250
This session is for people that required nutrition advice that involve more restrictive elimination diet protocols to manage health conditions. Your dietitian will perform a detailed nutrition assessment of your symptoms, lifestyle and current diet.


This packaged will include:

  1. 50minute Initial consultation with Accredited Practising Dietitian with nutrition assessment, followed by education and advice on how you can confidently manage your condition.
  2. Personalized education and resources on your specific dietary protocol to boost your knowledge and confidence in managing your dietary restrictions
  3. Weekly Meal plan, that includes 7 breakfast, lunch & dinner options, plus 14 snack ideas that can be purchased in shops or made from recipes.
  4. Shopping guide with suitable products you can purchase in leading supermarkets.

    This package is suitable for people looking to:
  • Managing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome with Low FODMAP Elimination diet – symptoms indicating food intolerance to FODMAPS may include bloating, constipation, diarrhea & abdominal cramping
  • Managing symptoms of food chemical intolerances with a Low Chemical Elimination Diet (RPAH) – symptoms indicating food chemical intolerance may include headaches and migraines, hives, mouth ulcers, sinus trouble and bowel symptoms.
  • Managing two or more diagnosed allergies, such as cow milk protein, egg, soy, corn, wheat, treenuts, sesame, fish
  • Managing chronic kidney disease, and requiring diet low in potassium, phosphate, sodium.

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Telehealth – 20% off initial consultation Click here for online bookings

We offer telephone and video consultations for those that can not make it to our clinics.

Initial Consultation (60minutes): $120 – (save $30)
Review Consultation (30minutes): $80

Telehealth consultations can be paid by direct debit or credit card prior to the consultation.
We recommend telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic

Home Visits

Cant make it to our clinic? That’s okay – we can come to you! Nutrition consultations provided in the comfort of your home.

Call out fee: $75 (<20km from clinic locations)
If travel from clinic locations is more than 20km, please ask us for an individual quote.

Rebates and Bulk-Billing:

  • Medicare Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Program
    Bulk Billed (gap payments at some locations) – requires GP referral
    Full bulk billed appointments will be 20minute duration.
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)
    Gold and White card holders will be Full Bulk Billed at all locations  – requires GP referral
  • Work Safe Cover 
    Appetite for Nutrition is registered with Work Cover. Nursing & Residential home visits available.
  • Aged Care Package
    We provide nutrition service to clients with Aged Care Packages. Nursing & Residential home visits available.
  • Private Health Insurance
    Appetite for Nutrition does not carry HICAP’s machine, therefore claiming will need to occur post fully-paid consultation.
    Costs may be claimable with private health insurance ‘extras’ cover – check with health fund to ensure eligible.

Registered NDIS provider

Appetite for Nutrition is a registered NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) provider. Click here to read more about our NDIS service

Our dietitian provide home visits to NDIS participants living within 100km of our clinic locations, including regional towns – Ballarat, Horsham, Mildura and Bendigo.

If you would like to make an appointment, click here to complete NDIS Referral Form. We will then get in contact with you to organise a clinic, home visit or telehealth appointment.

Hourly fee: $193.99 (as per NDIS fee Schedule July 2020)

Travel fee schedule 

Travel Time/Distance one way  Travel Fee
<5min OR <5km travel Nil
<10min OR 6-10km $15.51
<20min OR 11-20km $31.03
<30min OR 21-30km $48.50
<45min OR 31-40km $64.02
<60min OR 41-50km $81.42
<90min OR 51-100km $96.99

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