Approval of Organisations, Health Services and Health Service Development Projects - Australian Government

Service summary

You may require one or more of these approvals if you intend to provide health services or carry out a project aimed at examining, promoting or implementing methods to improve the quality, standards, efficiency and economy of health services in Australia.

The three types of approval are:

  • Approval of organisations;
  • Approval of an organisation to provide health services; and
  • Approval of a health service development project to be undertaken by an organisation.

Separate approvals are required for each. These approvals may entitle you to health program grants for delivering the approved health services or a grant for an approved health project.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult the Contact Officer for information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for the Approval of Organisations, Health Services and Health Service Development Projects - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Health

Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 1975 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Switchboard, Department of Health
Department of Health

Operating address:
Sirius Building, Furzer Street
Woden
Australian Capital Territory 2606
Mailing address:
GPO Box 9848
Canberra
Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

1800020103

Phone:

02 62891555

Disclaimer

The information contained on the Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS) web site, or via packages or other sources is intended for general guidance only.

To the full extent permitted by law, the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments make no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) in relation to the information, including its accuracy, currency or completeness.

The business information provided does not constitute professional or legal advice, nor is the use of any third party resource an endorsement of the information contained, the associated organisation, product or service. It is recommended that you obtain appropriate professional and /or independent legal advice to ensure that the material provided here is relevant to your particular circumstances.

To the full extent permitted by law the Federal, State, Territory and Local Governments, their employees and agents do not accept any liability for any reason, including without limitation, liability in negligence, to any person for the general information which is provided herein, or in respect of anything, including the consequences of anything done, or not done, by any such person in whole or partial reliance upon the information.