Augathella Multi-Purpose Health Service (MPHS) is located in the South West Hospital and Health Service (SWHHS). It is approximately 742 kilometres west of Brisbane and is in the planning region of Murweh.

Distance to main referring Hospitals

Charleville Hospital
Toowoomba Base Hospital
Princess Alexandra Hospital


  • Accident & Emergency
  • General ward
  • Outpatients
  • X-ray
  • Pharmacy (hospital use only)
  • Wound management
  • Flexible care places for long-term care
  • Telehealth
  • Palliative care

Visiting Specialist

  • Physiotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Social work
  • Podiatry
  • Dietetics and nutrition
  • Diabetes education
  • Early intervention parenting program
  • Mental health
  • Immunisation clinics
  • Child health
  • Women’s health
  • Aged care assessment
  • Drug and alcohol services
  • Indigenous health
  • Health promotion/prevention

Home and Community Care (HACC)

  • Frail aged
  • People with disabilities and carers

Bed Numbers

Augathella MPHS has:

available aged care beds
available beds/bed alternatives

General Practitioners

A privately-run general practice is co-located on-site at Augathella MPHS. The medical superintendent is also employed by SWHHS and is available for emergency presentations and outpatient services

Catchment population

The primary catchment for South West consists of the planning regions :

  • Balonne
  • Murweh
  • Far South West
  • Maranoa

In 2014, the estimated resident population for the catchment of Murweh planning region was 4714 people. The town of Augathella has an approximate population of 500.

The estimated Indigenous population of the Murweh planning region was 641 persons or 13.5 per cent of the total Murweh population.


Cavanagh Street,
Augathella, QLD, 4477

PO Box 84,
Augathella, QLD, 4477


+61 7 4656 7100


+61 7 4656 7102

Office Hours

0800 – 1630