About us

About Eastern Melbourne PHN and our community

Eastern Melbourne PHN is a Primary Health Network funded by the Australian Government to improve the care and support people receive from health services.  

We work:

  • in partnership to improve the way services are connected and to ensure they are easy to access when people need them most
  • closely with health professionals, consumers and carers to scope the gaps, identify emerging community needs and purchase services that address these needs.  

We invest in a range of initiatives to make a difference in our priority areas including:

  • chronic disease
  • mental health
  • alcohol and other drugs
  • digital health
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • immunisation
  • general practice support.  

We work across all or part of the 12 local government areas (LGAs) below.


See a snapshot of our community's health below.


In December 2018, EMPHN achieved full certification to an international standard for ISO 9001 Quality Management System.