Commissioner says Myhealth North Eltham clinic’s actions ‘may be discriminatory’

Victoria’s equal opportunity and human rights commissioner, Kristen Hilton, has warned that a Melbourne doctors’ clinic which is believed to be charging patients more to see a female doctor may be breaking the law.

A Twitter user shared a photo of the Myhealth North Eltham clinic’s pricing information, which states it costs patients $7 more to see a female doctor for a standard consultation or an extended consultation than to see a male doctor for consultations of the same type. The clinic refused to share its prices when called by Guardian Australia and has not responded to a request for comment.

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