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


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
  • 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.

Service type


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.




Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance Regulations 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Health and Aged Care

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.