Media Releases

Victoria has extended outdoor smoking bans

From 13 April 2015, smoking is banned within four metres of an entrance to public hospitals, registered community health centres, children’s indoor play centres and certain Victorian Governme...

Barwon Health staff losing their locks

Tuesday, 24 March 2015.

Several Barwon Health staff will be losing their locks tomorrow when they take part in the Leukaemia Foundation’s World’s Greatest Shave. ‘The Bald Ones’ team comprises fou...

Change Day Australia

Barwon Health is proudly supporting Change Day Australia – encouraging our staff to be change-makers in health, aged care and community services by making a pledge for something they want to ...

Cultural awareness goes digital

This Friday, Barwon Health will acknowledge the anniversary of the National Apology to Aboriginal People with the launch of two Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and Employment e-learning tools.Hosted ...

Local schools go H2Only

A partnership between Barwon Health and Barwon Water has seen seven local schools ditch sweet drinks and go 'water-only', in a move which will improve students' physical and oral health, and increa...

Deakin students get close look at new equipment

Barwon Health patients are benefiting from a new piece of high-tech equipment that better identifies and manages debilitating diseases of the eye. The new OCT (optical coherence tomography) machine...

Road closures during Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Thursday, 29 January 2015.

The Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race is taking place on 31 January and 1 February, and there will be some road closures and changes to traffic conditions around University Hospital Geelong during ...

Putting a smile on the faces of our sickest children

Friday, 12 December 2014.

No one wants to spend the festive season in hospital but unfortunately this will be the case for some of our region’s sickest children.To help make their hospital stay more bearable and put a smi...

Traditional Owners

Barwon Health acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land, the Wathaurong people and pays respect to their Elders, past and present.