Creating a healthier, better connected Gippsland.

Place Based Flexible Funding

Gippsland PHN’S Place Based Flexible Funding (PBFF) Program focuses on providing access to a range of primary and allied health services and activities for rural and remote communities, particularly smaller and more remote communities and targets identified health needs of these communities.

Place Based Flexible Funding

Place Based Flexible Funding Program

The PBFF Program supports Health Services target priority areas and population groups not currently resourced from other Government programs. Services will be provided in geographic locations within Gippsland where there is evidence of high prevalence of chronic conditions, high levels of socio-economic disadvantage and lower access to allied and other health services.

Gippsland PHN’s funds the following Health Services under the PBFF Program:

  • Bairnsdale Regional Health Service providing services to Bairnsdale at Gippsland and East Aboriginal Cooperative – (03) 5150 3333
  • Cann Valley Bush Nursing Centre providing services to Cann River and surrounding areas – 
  • (03) 5158 6210
  • Central Gippsland Health Service providing services to Loch Sport and surrounding areas –
  • (03) 5143 8600
  • Mallacoota District Health and Support Service providing services to Mallacoota and surrounding areas – (03) 5158 0243
  • Omeo District Health providing services to Omeo and surrounding areas – (03) 5159 0100
  • Orbost Regional Hospital providing services to Orbost and surrounding areas – (03) 5154 6666
  • Gippsland Lakes Complete Health providing services to Lakes Entrance and surrounding areas – (03) 5155 8300

Program Guidelines

You can read more about the Place Based Flexible Funds Program here or call your local provider organisation for more information.

Key contacts

ACSO (Gippsland AOD intake provider)–

1300 022 760

BeyondBlue Support Service

1300 224 365

Directline (24/7 AOD support line)

1800 888 236

Kids Helpline

1800 551 800


13 11 14


1300 789 987


1800 184 527

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467

After Hours Program Gippsland PHN