Casuarina Forsyth Dietitian
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Individualised Nutrition Consultations 

As an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist, Casuarina has the knowledge and skills to work with you to achieve your nutrition-related goals. Casuarina offers consultations in Canberra for a range of areas of nutritional therapy including chronic disease management, healthy eating advice, weight management, special dietary needs and more. Casuarina is an NDIS registered dietitian provider servicing the Canberra region, and can provide you or your loved one with compassionate and high quality nutrition and dietitian services to support you in achieving your goals. Casuarina can also provide home visits, please contact Casuarina directly to discuss this or to book in an appointment. 

Recommendations and advice are individualised based on needs, preferences, abilities, lifestyles and goals. You will leave a consultation feeling inspired, motivated and equipped with the knowledge and tools to help you on your journey to better health and well-being.  

It is my aim to support you in achieving long-term, sustainable results.
— Casuarina Forsyth APD

It is unlikely that long-term results will be achieved by one or two consultations, and as such, review appointments are encouraged to monitor progress and provide ongoing support. This will be discussed with you in your initial consultation.

Areas of Practice 

  • Chronic disease prevention and management (incl. type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease)

  • Insulin resistance and pre-diabetes

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Weight management

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Low FODMAP diet

  • Healthy eating advice

  • Disordered eating patterns

  • Emotional or stress eating


Private Individual Consultations

Initial nutrition consultation – individual (60 minutes) – $130

Review nutrition consultation – individual (30 minutes) – $70


Online Consultations via Zoom

Initial nutrition consultation – individual (60 minutes) – $110

Review nutrition consultation – individual (30 minutes) – $60

You will be sent an invitation to the meeting in the week leading up to your appointment. All you need is a computer or phone and internet connection. Payment is to be made prior to the appointment.

Private Couple/ Family Consultations

Initial nutrition consultation - couple/family (90 minutes) – $190

Review nutrition consultation - couple/family (45 minutes) – $110


Concession Card Holders/ Full-Time Students

Initial nutrition consultation – individual (60 minutes) – $110

Review nutrition consultation – individual (30 minutes) – $60

Appointments can be made at the clinic in Turner, at Annie Lim Family Practice in Deakin, or via telephone or online consultation via Zoom.


Individualised two-week meal plan - $90 

Payment Methods

Consultation fees are payable on the day by cash, card or bank transfer.

Medicare Benefits Scheme

Patients with a chronic condition or complex care needs may be eligible to see an Accredited Practising Dietitian under a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Care Plan which is arranged with their GP. This will enable them to receive a rebate ($52.95 for both initial and follow up consults) for up to 5 dietitian consults per year. If you have a chronic health condition please speak to your GP about arranging a Chronic Disease Management Care Plan.

You will be issued with a tax invoice after your consultation, that you can submit to Medicare to receive the rebate.

Private Health Insurance

Most Private Health Insurance funds will provide rebates for visits to see an Accredited Practising Dietitian. Private Health Insurance holders may be eligible to claim a rebate; please check with your health fund as the rebate amount depends on your level of cover.

You will be issued with a tax invoice after your consultation that will allow you to claim through your private health insurance fund. 

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

Casuarina is an NDIS registered provider for nutrition and dietitian services. You can access these services if you have available funds in your NDIS plan. These consultations can be at your house, or at the consult room in Turner.  

The NDIS schedule pricing for dietetic consultations is $182.74 per hour.

Travel costs for home visits are made at $182.74 per hour where the return trip is greater than 10kms, as per NDIS pricing schedule (August, 2018).

Terms and Conditions 

Cancellation Policy

Please show up to your appointment on time and provide at least 24 hours notice if you would like to cancel or reschedule your appointment. A cancellation fee of the full appointment cost will apply for last minute cancellations, or in the case of a missed appointment.