The Legal Services Department provides legal advice and services to members of the executive and staff on matters affecting Barwon Health.
The Legal Services Department is not able to provide advice to consumers or staff on personal legal matters.
Legal status of Barwon Health
Barwon Health is a public health service and body corporate established by the Health Services Act 1988 (Vic).
Australian Business Number
ABN 45 877249 165
Subpoenas to produce documents
Subpoenas to produce documents should be addressed to The Proper Officer, Barwon Health and served on the Health Information Services Department, Level 3, University Hospital Geelong via the Bellerine Street entrance.
Service of writs
The Legal Services Department will accept service of writs and other court related documents.
General Counsel is Barwon Health’s Privacy Officer. Any complaints relating to privacy should be directed to the Consumer Liaison Office in the first instance.
Legal Services Department
PO Box 281
Geelong Victoria 3220
|Phone (business hours)||
(03) 4215 1083
Freedom of Information (FOI) requests
Under the Freedom of Information Act 1982, the public can access their health records. Click here for more details.
For police warrants, enquiries including coronial investigations and requests for medical reports
The Medico-Legal Officer in the Safety and Quality Department may be contacted on:
Phone: (03) 4215 1256 (business hours)
Email: [email protected]
Last Modified: Monday, 05 August 2019