Private Health Facilities Act 1999 - Queensland


The main objective of the Private Health Facilities Act 1999 is to provide a framework to protect the health and wellbeing of patients receiving services at private health facilities. The scope of the Act includes private health facilities.

The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:

  • Private Health Facilities Regulation 2000.

Private Health Facility application requirements, forms and fees are avaialable on the department's website.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Appeal process


Compliance Mechanisms and Penalties:

Authorised officers of the Health Department may inspect facilities and records to ensure that licensees are complying with approved use of rooms and facilities, and standards of care.

Where breaches of the Regulation occur, the Chief Health Officer may impose penalties which include fines, change to conditions of a licence or suspension or cancellation of a licence.

Review or Appeal Mechanisms:

You may make an application to the Chief Health Officer for a review of their decision.

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Chief Health Officer Branch

Private Health Regulation

Contact details

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

Lead Clinical Auditor

Private Health Regulation

Chief Health Officer Branch

Queensland Health

Operating address: Level 3 15 Butterfield Street
Queensland 4006
Mailing address: PO Box 2368
Fortitude Valley Business Centre
Queensland 4006
Phone: 07 3328 9051
Fax: 07 3328 9054
Website: Private Health Facilities (Opens in new window)