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Ballarat Community Health exists to:

  • Promote health and wellbeing in the community
  • Provide quality and affordable health care


"That the people of the communities we serve achieve the best possible health and wellbeing."


"In partnership with the community, to create opportunities and supportive environments which empower people to develop healthy lifestyles and prevent or manage illness."


Respect - Integrity - Responsibility - Optimism - Courage - Resilience


Ballarat Community Health (BCH) is a public company limited by guarantee, registered under the Corporations Act 2011 and complies with all relevant legislation including the the Health Records Act 2001, Australian Privacy Principals and the Fair Work Act 2009.

Community Health in Ballarat is provided across four sites including Sebastopol, Lucas, East Ballarat, and Wendouree. Outreach services and clinics are also provided at a range of locations throughout the Central Highlands. The primary emphasis in all service delivery is health promotion and illness prevention.

Ballarat Community Health strives for high quality, flexible and responsive service delivery and health promotion through a focus on service monitoring, review and evaluation. Ballarat Community Health is accredited through QIP and is pleased and proud to have achieved a further 3-year accreditation for the services provided to our community.

Ballarat Community Health Doctors Clinics are accredited with Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL).



BCH Program & Services Guide

This guide summarises BCH programs and services, and provides information on referral processes and pathways to the services.

Please click here to download the guide and ring 5338 4500 to register for a program.

Annual & Quality of Care Report

View the BCH Annual Report & Quality of Care Report for 2013-2014.

Financial Report

View the BCH Financial Report for 2013-2014.

Online Gambling Research Report

The full report for the research project titled ‘Investigation of the incidence of online gambling in adolescents in Ballarat, and attitudes to and awareness of problem gambling in adolescents’ completed in 2013 can be found here.


BCH Doctors Clinic

welcomes Dr Sumudu

to the team.

'Walk In' appointments are

available at all clinics

New patients welcome

More details


Dorevitch Pathology
now at BCH

Conveniently located at our Lucas and Sebastopol sites, Dorevitch Pathology is open
8:30am to 1:00pm
For more information, call BCH on 5338 4500.


Lucas Gym Now Open

Hours of operation

  • Monday to Friday:
    • 6:00am - 8:30am
    • 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    • 4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Saturday:
    • 7:00am - 11:00am

Click here for more
information and membership


Ballarat Community Health (BCH) has a range of highly skilled health professionals

available to deliver education sessions,

programs and information at your

workplace to enable you to maximize

the health and wellbeing of your staff.

For further information click here

Achievement Program for Workplaces

The Achievement Program can help your business develop a framework for a Workplace Health & Wellbeing program.

For further information or to join click here



Want to know how you can reduce your risk of Type 2 Diabetes by 55%?

Life! is a community based lifestyle behaviour change program for people at risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Click here for more details.



More Victorians are dying each year through misuse of prescribed opioids.
Orticare's goal is to change this pattern through better access to addiction treatment.

Click here for more details


Body Confident Children

and Teens

Information for Parents

What: An interactive presentation that aims to equip parents with knowledge,
information and tips, to better support their child’s and/or teen’s body confidence during puberty and adolescence at home.

For parents, guardians and family members with boys and girls of school age.

When & Where:

Wednesday 20 May 2015
BCH Lucas

7.00 - 8.30pm

For further information click here




Health Companion


Travelling to Ballarat

for a health appointment? 

Need someone to assist?

Learn more about

this free service:

Health Companion Brochure

Frequently Asked Questions

Boundaries of Service


Ballarat Community Health is a proud

participant in the Act@Work program,

supporting the prevention of

violence against women and children.

What is Act@Work

What does it involve?



Democratic Set - Lucas

Produced by Back to Back Theatre,

the "Democratic Set - Lucas" is a short film performed by community members

at the new BCH Lucas facility.

View the Democratic Set Film


Students Welcome - BCH values and welcomes students.  For more information phone 5338-4500 or Email

Location changes at BCH - For the latest updates please contact Ph: 03 53384500



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