Financial Services

The Finance Department comprise of finance, payroll, supply and procurement and switchboard.  The finance department is responsible for the financial management and administration of the health service.

Key responsibilities of the Department include:


  • Financial planning, budgeting and reporting
  • Financial compliance with relevant legislation
  • Active involvement in the day to day financial business of the health service
  • Assisting residential aged care residents with all financial matters that relate to an admission into an aged care facility
  • Accurate and efficient transaction processing of accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Finance areas include financial management, accounting, patient accounts, accounts payable and cashier. 


The pay office is responsible for the payment of all Western District Health Service staff and external health agencies staff through the operation of a fortnightly payroll.  The size and complexity of the Health Service and the wide variety of staff awards and agreements creates significant complexity in the payroll function. The Pay Office works closely with the People and Culture Department and Finance to ensure that all employees are paid accurately and on time.

Key Contacts

Accounts Receivable:       03 5551 8326

Accounts Payable :           03 5551 8530

Cashier:                             03 5551 8283

Pay Office:                        03 5551 8384

Supply Department           03 5551 8286

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