Primary Health Networks

Australia’s 31 Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are independent organisations working to streamline health services – particularly for those at risk of poor health outcomes – and to better coordinate care so people receive the right care, in the right place, at the right time.

What PHNs are

Read about what PHNs are and how their work helps improve our health system.

What PHNs do

Find out how PHNs tailor health care to the needs of their community. 

How we support PHNs

Learn about key priorities for PHNs and how we support their work.

Your local PHN

Find your local PHN using an interactive map or a list of regions in your state or territory.

Find your PHN

Use our locator map to find the location, boundaries and contact details of Primary Health Networks.

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PHN resources

PHN resources

Primary Health Network Program Annual Performance Report 2020-21

The 2020-21 report looks at the performance and outcome of the PHN Program. The performance indicators measure each PHNs' progress towards achieving the results for the PHN Program.

Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care Program – South Western Sydney PHN

South Western Sydney Primary Health Network (PHN) has published a booklet - A Journey into Sorry Business - which provides culturally appropriate and respectful information to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about the raft of palliative support services which are available in the area.

Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care Program – Country Western Australia PHN

Country Western Australia Primary Health Network (PHN) is working with the City of Albany to improve access to safe, high quality palliative care in primary and community care.

Greater Choice for At Home Palliative Care Program – Adelaide PHN

The Adelaide Primary Health Network (PHN) introduced Advance Care Plans in Residential Aged Care Facilities in 2018 to document and improve care from the moment a resident enters a facility right up until their final journey through life.
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