1st Available (ASX: 1ST)

1st Available (ASX: 1ST) An online booking platform for health service practitioners







Product / Service

  • 1st Available is an online health service platform connecting patients with health service practitioners

  • 1st available enables patients to book appointments with healthcare providers through 1st Available’s platform, allowing them to book at any time of the day, including when the clinic is closed

  • 1st Available operates two business units:

    • Private Practice – includes general medical practices, as well as dental and optical clinics

    • Corporate and Government – includes pharmacies, state and local government agencies

  • 1st Available generates revenue by charging customers monthly subscription fees

  • Patients can freely use the online platform as long as they register
  • In FY 2016, 7.9m appointments were booked through 1st Available


  • 1st Available was founded in May 2009 by Dr. Rick Luu. Concerned about the vacant appointments affecting his business, he was inspired by the online travel and accommodations platform, www.wotif.com

  • 1st Available launched its website on April 2012 and mobile app on November 2012

  • 1st Available listed on the ASX in June 2015


  • 1st Available customers are involved in the healthcare sector, ranging from clinics run by private practitioners to government and large entities


  • The company is headquartered in Sydney

  • The company’s operations are in Australia

To build Australia’s leading online health services community through a platform that simplifies and facilitates interaction between all health services stakeholders, enhancing consumer choice, access and outcomes

Profitability Table

Year Revenue ($m) % change EBIT ($m) % change
FY 2015 0.3  - -3.8  -
FY 2016 2 567 -5.6 L

Fun Facts

  • Klaus Bartosh’s (CEO) total remuneration for FY 2016 was $476k


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