Applying the art and science of human
nutrition to help people enjoy healthier living
and help combat illness and disease.


Referrals are from Central Highlands Surgeons only at the current time.

Monica Wellington: Ballarat Business Centre, Sturt St site at 706 Sturt St, Ballarat, 3350.

Please note, online bookings are closed for 2020/21 at Ballarat Business Centre. If you need to see a Dietitian, please email Monica to request a list of alternative Dietitians.

Whitney Atkinson & Monica Wellington: Central Highlands Surgeons (Bariatric clients of CHS only) on 0353 328 100.

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) primary care items

Under the Medicare Allied Health Initiative, individuals referred by a GP with a chronic health condition can receive a Medicare rebate.

You will require a referral from your General Practitioner if you wish to claim the Medicare refund.

Department of Veteran Affairs

Fees are determined by DVA. There are no out of pocket expenses for the veteran as DVA claims will be done in full by ADVANCED Dietetics.

You will require a referral from your General Practitioner to claim a consult under DVA.

Private Health Providers

Most private health funds provide partial rebates for dietetic services to members with a certain level of cover (usually full extras cover). You will need to check with your provider to see if you are eligible.

CONSULTATION FEES (effective for 2020)

Consultation type Duration Cost
Initial consultation 45-60 minutes $130
Follow up session 30 minutes $95

Hospital/Aged Care consultations

Institution Duration Cost
Private Hospital Hourly rate
Call out fee
Aged care facilities Hourly rate
Call out fee

Other services are available on request such as lecturing, menu reviewing, group educations and report/article writing etc. Fees for other services can be negotiated.