Mount Osmond Walking Trail Eastern Adela

Mount Osmond, South Eastern Adelaide | @BrandPhotography


SA Museum, Central Adelaide | @JoeyJoenes

We acknowledge the Kaurna peoples who are the Traditional Custodians of the Adelaide region. We pay tribute to their physical and spiritual connection to land, waters and community, enduring now as it has been throughout time. We pay respect to them, their culture and to Elders past and present.

A note on language: following consultation with local community, the term Aboriginal is used hereafter in this annual report as an all-encompassing term for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and cultures.

St Kilda, North Western Adelaide | @Little Bees Images

SA Museum, Central Adelaide | @JoeyJoenes


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We have an incredible team working at Adelaide PHN. Find out more about our team and the work we’ve achieved in the past year below.

Presiding Board Chair (2015 -2020) Summary

Dr Nick Vlachoulis

So here we are, looking back over the achievements and impact of Adelaide PHN over the 2019/20 financial year. What a year it has been - with the vast majority of it during completely unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic.  

New Board Chair Summary (2020)

Tom Symonds 

When I joined one of Adelaide PHN’s Community Advisory Councils in 2015, I did so because I wanted to contribute to improving the health and health service experiences of local communities. I believed then, as I do now, that critical to achieving this is strengthening our primary health care services, with the people who receive care, their families and carers, at the heart of this...

CEO Summary

Deb Lee 

It has certainly been an eventful and somewhat different experience throughout our fifth year as Adelaide PHN. Whilst the advent of the global COVID-19 pandemic has most definitely been a major focus for us, our work in supporting primary health care providers and improving the health outcomes of our community has continued on, and is demonstrated by significant impacts across our region...

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Across the 2019/20 year, Adelaide PHN commissions a running total of 
168 contracts worth over $45 million dollars.
This is a
22% increase compared to last financial year.
A highlight of our achievements across each of our national
priorities can be explored below. 



exploring our work and impact

Adelaide PHN's work is driven by a set of national priorities determined by the Commonwealth Department of Health. Explore a highlight of our achievements from the last year within each of these priority areas below.

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