Tips for Independent Artists - Other part 1
Over the next 9 weeks we will look at some of the other important budget items everyone should pay attention to.
Medical Is your Medicare card about to expire? Do you have a health care card and when does it expire? Dentistry, general medical, any serious medical costs, medicines or allied health professionals all adds up. When you reflect back over your year and work out what you spend money on it can be much more or less than you imaged. You may have additional pharmacy needs, or need the physiotherapists every week after rehearsals, etc. Get a good sense of these costs and how you can budget for them moving forward. Check out what community-based practitioners exist, student clinics or ‘pay what you can’ services might exist locally.