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BreastScreen Queensland


BreastScreen provides a free screening mammography to eligible women every 2 years.

BreastScreen provides a "well-woman" screening service, not intended for women with breast cancer or with symptoms of possible breast cancer (refer to a service for Breast Imaging - Diagnostic).


  • Women with a valid medicare card aged 50 to 74 years are eligible.
  • Women aged 40 to 49 years, and those aged ≥ 75 years are also currently able to attend for a free breast screen every 2 years.
  • Women who are not eligible unless there is no alternative pathway are those who:
    • have been diagnosed with breast cancer within the past five years.
    • have a current active sign of breast cancer.


Women aged < 40 years or with breast symptoms.

Referral options

You can refer your patient, or your patient can self-refer.

Last updated: 24 January 2020