The Multi-Purpose Services Program

Page last updated: 07 January 2019

The Multi-Purpose Services Program is a joint initiative of the Australian Government and state and territory governments, and provides integrated health and aged care services for small regional and remote communities. It allows services to exist in regions that could not viably support stand-alone hospitals or aged care homes.

Results of the 2018-19 Multi-Purpose Services Program Allocation Round

The 2018-19 Flexible Aged Care Places (Multi-Purpose Services) Allocation Round closed on 5 October 2018. 

Results of the 2018-19 Flexible Aged Care Places (Multi-Purpose Services) Allocation Round  are now available.

About the Multi-Purpose Services Program

Read about the Multi-Purpose Services Program objectives and key facts.

Review of the Multi-Purpose Services Program

Read about the review of the Multi-Purpose Services Program.

Funding for Multi-Purpose Services

Information about flexible aged care subsidy and funding for Multi-Purpose Services.

How places are allocated to a Multi-Purpose Service

Flexible Aged Care Places (Multi-Purpose Services) Allocations Rounds.

How to establish a new Multi-Purpose Service.

Multi-Purpose Service Planning

Find out about Multi-Purpose Service Planning, community participation and Primary Health Networks.

Services delivered by Multi-Purpose Services

Find out about the range of services delivered by Multi-Purpose Services and service principles.

Multi-Purpose Service care recipient eligibility and fees

Find out about client eligibility to enter a Multi-Purpose Services and client fees and payments.

Legislation and rights and responsibilities of providers and care recipients of Multi-Purpose Services

Read about the legislated responsibilities and requirements of Multi-Purpose Service providers and consumers rights and responsibilities.

Multi-Purpose Service Complaints

Find out more about the complaints process and advocacy services available to Multi-Purpose Service care recipients.

My Aged Care - Multi-Purpose Services

Use the My Aged Care service finder to find a Multi-Purpose Service near you or see the map of where Multi-Purpose Services are located.

Find information about how to update Multi-Purpose Service information using the My Aged Care service provider portal.


For enquiries about the Multi-Purpose Services Program please email