It's about more than just finding you a job

There’s something quite rewarding about helping someone find a job. It’s even more rewarding when that role suits the candidate and client down to the ground and the process for them both has been simple and easy. That’s what Healthcare Australia is all about.

As an industry leader, we’re also a Corporate Member of RCSA (Recruitment & Consulting Services Association), valuing professional and ethical behaviour within our organisation to ensure our services are in line with the highest professional standards.

 HCA RCSA Corporate Member Logo

Who we are

Healthcare Australia (“HCA”) is the leading healthcare recruitment solutions provider of nursing staff, aged care workers and medical specialist placements in Australia with operations in every state and territory.

HCA was founded in 1972 under the name ‘Malvern’ expanding rapidly over the years through many acquisitions to where we are today.

Our history

We've been helping the health care industry all across Australia with staffing solutions for over 40 years. Scroll across the timeline to find out how we've grown.


Malvern Nursing Agency (MNA) Founded


PNS Changes name to Healthcare Australia (HCA)


LML Medical Recruitment acquired by HCA


HCA Sold to HCL


HCA acquires Randstad Care


HCA wins Defence Contract


LML Medical Recruitment renamed to HCA Doctors


HCA acquire Employ-ease training


We've been helping the health care industry with staffing solutions for over 40 years
We are committed with 24/7 support
We are more compliant than any other nursing and medical agencies in Australia
We're proud to touch the lives of over 35,000 Australians in care every day

Our Awards


Winner of the 'National Recruitment Company of the Year' - Recruitment International Awards


Bronze Medal HRD Top Recruiter of the Year


Winner -South Australian Interactive Media Excellence Awards. Science, Environment, Health, Medicine Category.


Finalist - Seek Awards (SARA). Medium Recruitment Agency of the Year.


Winner - Seek Awards (SARA). Medium Recruitment Agency of the Year.


Winner - Seek Awards (SARA). Medium Recruitment Agency of the Year.

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HCA proudly supports many charities

Proudly supporting Beyondblue

beyondblue is a national initiative to raise awareness of anxiety and depression, providing resources for recovery, management and resilience.

Healthcare Australia Legacy charity

Legacy is a charity providing services to Australian families suffering financially and socially after the incapacitation or death of a spouse or parent, during or after their defence force service.

Healthcare Australia supports SAN Foundation charity

The San Foundation is committed to supporting the Sydney Adventist Hospital in the provision of world class medical care to its patients.

Healthcare Australia supports Epworth Medical Foundation

The Epworth Medical Foundation is committed to provide Epworth Healthcare‘s patients with the best possible facilities, equipment, surgical expertise and access to research.

Find out more about HCA charitable events.