Hard work the key to long life


Grange staff with centenarians Audrey Clarke (102), Olwyn McLeod (100) and Nita Trigger (100)

At Western District Health Service’s (WDHS) Grange Aged Care facility, staff are feeling quite special, with three residents over 100 currently in their care.

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Whiting to chair new look WDHS board


Hamilton Spectator article, Tuesday August 14 2018

Ian Whiting

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Rotary Gets on Board Birches Bus Fundraiser


L-R John Fenton, Rosalie Howard, Leo Cummins (Rotary Club of Hamilton President), Faye Gumley, Bob Penny, Ian Black, Liz Brennan, Peter Tew, Margi Bilston, Marilyn Lyons & Katherine Armstrong

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Whisky the Wonder Dog


L-R Back, Marilyn Lyons, Birches Unit Manager, Eryn Cottier, Peter Tew. Front, Faye Gumley & Lyle Walter.

Hamilton resident Lyle Walter has generously hopped on board the Birches bus fundraiser with his recently released children’s book ‘Whisky the Wonder Dog’.

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NCFH $4million funding boost


WDHS Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald with the National Centre for Farmer Health team

The National Centre for Farmer Health (NCFH) will continue ‘making a difference to farmer’s lives’ thanks to the Victorian Government’s announcement that it will inject a further $4M into the Centre over the next four years.

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Jen Hutton, Retiring Board Member


Media article from the Hamilton Spectator, Thursday 12 July 2018

Jen Jutton - Spec

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New infant incubators for Hamilton Base Hospital


Midwife Jessica Hogan with Shannon and Damien Kearney and baby Agnes, Midwife Sara Moyle, Surgical Unit Manager Vinu Sebastian and Chief Executive, Rohan Fitzgerald.

Two new infant incubators have arrived at Western District Health Service (WDHS) thanks to a generous donation from the Collier Charitable Fund.

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Felicity Gordon Receives Southern Grampians Youth Award


L-R back row: Michael Gordon, Leanne Gordon, Veronica Gordon, Doug McArthur, Graham Groves, Mary Jane McArthur.
Front: Shirley Groves, Rohan Fitzgerald, Felicity Gordon, Steph Granziera, James MacInnes, Marg Wagner (LLEN)

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Jenny Gubbins OAM


Jenny Gubbins Spec article

Article from the Hamilton Spectator, Thursday 14 June 2018

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Rotary powers new shed for Social Support Group


SSG participants and Rotarians enjoy the sunshine in front of the SSG Men’s Shed in the WDHS Allied Health Garden

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