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10.3.7 'curative apparatus' - paragraph (h)


The use of a TENS machine for pain management is medical treatment: Fe Capitle and Australian Postal Corporation (1995)

A vehicle that was modified to allow the applicant to drive her electric wheelchair on and off it, was held to be curative apparatus: Monk and Comcare (1996). NOTE that all claims involving provision of a vehicle must be referred to RCG National Office for approval. Such approvals will only be considered if there is an unusually compelling, written justification of the reasonableness of the requirement.