Remote Area Aboriginal Health Services Program

This program provides free Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines to patients of Aboriginal health services in remote areas. It operates under section 100 of the National Health Act 1953.

About the program

Find out why this program is important and how it works.


Find out about the medicines this program covers and the eligibility criteria for health services.

How to apply

Find out about the process to become an approved health service under this program.


We report on the annual expenditure and supply of PBS items under this program.

Application form

Aboriginal health services in remote areas need to complete the application form to apply to take part in this program.

View the application form

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