Local Achievements - Health


Wyndham Vale GP Super Clinic

Federal Labor Funding: $15 million

The GP Super Clinic in Wyndham Vale is now open and includes GPs, dental care, dietetics, occupation therapy, sexual and reproductive health services, along with social work and family support programs.

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Werribee Headspace Centre

Federal Labor Funding: $300,000

headspace Werribee offers advice and information around:
• Relationships and family
• Mental health and wellbeing
• Difficulties at school
• Drinking or drug use
• Sexual health and contraception
• Employment and training

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Mercy Hospital rehabilitation and sub-acute centre

Federal Labor Funding: $30 million

Labor provided significant funding for a new community rehabilitation centre.  In addition, funding is thirty subacute beds, and expanding palliative care and rehabilitation services.

New Mercy Hospital Clinical School

Federal Labor Funding: $11.19 million

A new medical clinical school teaching and research facility has now been constructed in Werribee.  Funding was provided under Labor’s Health and Hospital Fund to the University of Notre Dame to construct this new facility.

Wyndham Healthy Communities Initiative

Federal Labor Funding: $570,000

Labor provided funding to deliver effective community-based physical activity and healthy eating programs, as well as developing a range of local policies that support healthy lifestyle behaviours.