Library & resources

Do you need to keep up-to-date with health management information?

The Health Planning and Management Library can help you

The Health Planning & Management Library provides information on management, health services management, and health facilities planning and design. You can access information on topics such as organisational change, leadership, human resource management, leadership, lean thinking, quality, primary health services and aged care.

The Library maintains a small, but focused collection of print journals, books and reports, including many HOSPLAN and other related materials that are unique in Australia.  This is supplemented with access to full-text bibliographic databases which provide the latest knowledge in the health management and planning domain.

The Library is open to anyone who would like to use the resources and facilities. Charges apply for photocopying and some services. Bookings are essential.

For ACHSM Members

Online Services

The Health Planning & Management Library offers ACHSM members free access to the major health bibliographic databases from:


Many citations will have access to full-text articles directly.  Full-text journal articles may be requested from the library if required.

Journal Document Delivery

For ACHSM members articles are generally free unless they need to be obtained from a University. In this case for each article the charge is $18.00 (incl. GST).

Articles are scanned and emailed. Your first request for articles will need to be accompanied by a completed Copyright Declaration Form.  You will not need to submit subsequent forms for future article requests.

Books are available for loan within Australia, the requester bears the cost of the return postage to ACHSM.

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