HSN - Homestay Network recommends all students/guests purchase and maintains their own Health Insurance. Australia has a world class health system, however, if you are not an Australian Citizen or resident you do not have the Medicare system - the national health system. If you do not have your own Health Insurance, you will have to meet the full cost any and all medical treatment you receive in Australia.
The links below will take you to websites that allow you to compare Policies offered by some Health Insurers operating in Australia.
HSN - Homestay Network neither endorses nor recommends any particular supplier or provider.