Accommodation at Flinders Medical Centre

Flinders Medical Centre (FMC) residential accommodation is located approximately 400 metres south of FMC, on Flinders Drive, Bedford Park.

Note: There is NO SMOKING anywhere within the grounds of the hospital which includes the Flats, car park or grassed areas.


Preference for accommodation is given in the following order:

  1. Staff or those commencing employment at FMC
  2. International medical elective students
  3. Medical and non medical students commencing/currently studying at Flinders University 
  4. Flinders University staff

Minimum period of lease is 4 weeks. Acceptance of applications depends on the availability of vacant rooms. 


There are two blocks with single tenant, bedsit accommodation. Each level contains eight bedsit rooms. They are fully furnished (some rooms have an additional desk/table), including reverse cycle heating and cooling, and a small basin and mirror. Each level has one kitchen, two showers and two toilets. A maximum of one person is permitted for each bedsit room.

Three bedroom flats

There are 11 three bedroom flats. Each flat contains a kitchen (including a fridge, microwave, kettle and toaster), bathroom and lounge room. Flats do have heating/cooling facilities. The demand for the three bedroom flats is very high, and it is quite likely that you will be put on a waiting list. A maximum of three persons are permitted in each share flat.


Bedsit: $301 per fortnight (including GST)
Three bedroom flat: $600 per fortnight (including GST)

Please note that government GST rate is a higher charge for the first 27 days of occupancy. For example, bedsit charge is $22.42 per night and a 3 bedroom unit is $44.68 per night.

(Please note: Rent increases assessed and applied each year)

Parking rates will apply to tenants and charged at $21.59 per fortnight. Permits for parking must be requested from the accommodation officer and displayed on vehicles. 

The initial account for new coming tenants is for the duration of 4-6 weeks in advance. 

If tenants are visiting for a short period of time, the account is billed for the entire duration and paid for before vacating. Accounts are paid at the Finance Department, on level 2 of FMC, for cash payments only. Refer to invoice for payment method for credit cards.

How to apply

Accommodation at FMC is in great demand. Please feel free to submit an application to the Accommodation Manager, however applicants are only contacted if an application is successful and accommodation is available to offer.

Complete this application form, and return it via email to or fax to (08) 8204 5396, marking it Attention: Manager FMC Residential Flats.

Please also see the House Rules.

SA rental properties

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