Referrals, Schedule of Fees and Contact Details

Schedule of Fees
Contact Details


Referrals can be made by:

  • the client
  • the client's family
  • schools
  • employers
  • community health centres
  • counsellors
  • doctors
  • other health or community workers

To make a referral please contact the Intake Officer: (02) 9351 9764, on Fridays between 8.30am and 1pm.

Schedule of Fees

The CDTRC is a non-profit clinic which is funded by income from clinic fees and supplemented by the University of Sydney. These fees support student education in speech pathology, research and effective treatment of communication disorders.

All fees are to be paid at the time of the appointment. Accounts will not be given.

We currently accept payment by cash, credit card, cheque or money order only - no EFTPOS facilities are available. Cheques and money orders should be made payable to: The University of Sydney.

  • Assessment (2 sessions and a written report. Includes a hearing assessment if required): Price on application
  • School or Home visit (if required as an additional part of the assessment or therapy): Price on application
  • Review Assessment: Price on application
  • Hearing Assessment only: Price on application
  • Individual Therapy Session: Price on application
  • Group Therapy Session: Price on application
  • Costings for Special Clinical Programs are available on request

Rebates and Funding Packages

Rebates may be available from Medicare for:

  • Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Items (previously known as Enhanced Primary Care Plans)
    The Chronic Disease Management initiative enables GPs to plan and coordinate the health care of patients with chronic or terminal medical conditions, including patients with these conditions who require multidisciplinary, team-based care from a GP and at least two other health or care providers. The items are designed for patients who require a structured approach to their care
    Further information can be found at the Department of Health and Ageing website
  • Helping Children with Autism Package
    The Helping Children with Autism Package is an initiative to assist families with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or any other pervasive developmental disorders (PDD)
    Further information can be found at the Department of Health and Ageing website

Private Health Funds

Some private health funds refund a percentage of the assessment and therapy cost. Please check with your fund before your first appointment.

If your fund does cover part of the cost, ask for the provider number to be included on your invoice/receipt. Please note that not all Speech Pathologists, working in the CDTRC, have a provider number with every private health fund.

Contact Details

Located in: S Block, Faculty of Health Sciences, Cumberland Campus, The University of Sydney, 75 East St, Lidcombe NSW 2141 Australia. Click here for detailed directions on how to get here by car and public transport.

Clinic opening hours: Contact the general enquiries phone number below for details of opening hours.

Postal address: PO Box 170, Lidcombe NSW 1825

Phone: (02) 9351 9539 during business hours for general enquiries

Intake Officer: (02) 9351 9764, Fridays 8.30am - 1pm (to refer yourself or your child to the Clinic)

Fax: (02) 9351 9163