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News and Publications

Latest News and Publications

Update on Avoca Residential Community due to fire risk

Friday 23rd February, 2024

Due to the current bushfire situation in the Pyrenees region, Maryborough District Health Service has temporarily closed facilities at the Avoca Residential Community and our primary care clinic. On Thursday night we made the decision to relocate all aged care residents to our hospital and aged care facilities in Maryborough and Dunolly as a precautionary […]

Three people stand on a green on a golf course. They each hold a golf club and there is a flag marking the hole behind them. A women stands in front of men, and reveals a golf ball in the palm of her hand.

Swing into action: celebrating a decade of community health partnership

Thursday 22nd February, 2024

The annual MDHS Charity Golf Day is back on Thursday 21 March promising a day of friendship, compassion and competition to raise funds for Maryborough District Health Service. The cherished fundraiser, run in partnership with True Foods and Maryborough Golf Club aims to raise funds for vital programs, services and equipment at MDHS. “The MDHS […]

Health Minister announces $4.3 million funding for support services

Tuesday 20th February, 2024

We were very pleased to welcome Victorian Minister for Health, Mary-Anne Thomas to Maryborough on Wednesday 14 February where she announced $4.3 million in funding for an important project for Maryborough District Health Service. The funding, received under the Regional Health Infrastructure Fund (RHIF), will be used to improve our capacity to provide seamless and […]

Cheque presentation to Dunolly Residential Community

Dunolly Residential Community receives $20,000 donation

Thursday 18th January, 2024

Maryborough District Health Service is grateful to receive a generous donation from the Rheola Charity Carnival. Rheola Charity Carnival Committee Past President Peter Mason was on site at Dunolly Residential Community to present a cheque for $20,000 to Maryborough District Health Service CEO Nickola Allan. The relationship between the Rheola Charity Carnival and Maryborough District […]

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Sign up to cancer wellness program to kick start 2024

Friday 15th December, 2023

Have you had a recent cancer diagnosis? Sign up now for a program to help you take charge of your wellness in the New Year. Maryborough District Health Service is now taking bookings for a free eight week Cancer Wellness Exercise and Education Program which starts in February. “We run the wellness program in partnership […]

The Dunolly team

Time for cake and celebration at Dunolly residential community

Thursday 14th December, 2023

It was tea and cake all round for staff and residents at Dunolly Residential Community recently thanks to a competition win in the aged care sector. Director of Nursing Donna Bell was named one of five winners in a state-wide competition run by the Public Sector Residential Aged Care Leadership Committee. The competition was part […]

MDHS long service awards recipients 2023

Celebrating our staff for long service and excellence

Thursday 7th December, 2023

The team at Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) has celebrated another year of providing great healthcare at a staff celebration, with 40 team members recognised for long service and eight staff presented with excellence awards. With around 500 staff across three campuses in Maryborough, Avoca and Dunolly, the healthcare provider is a leading employer in […]

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Super Saturdays reduce elective surgery waitlist

Wednesday 29th November, 2023

A small theatre team at Maryborough District Health Service (MDHS) is making a big impact for people living in Central Victoria and beyond. In the last year MDHS has helped an additional 270 regional Victorians on the planned surgery wait lists have their surgery sooner and in many cases, closer to home. According to MDHS […]

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2023 Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 14th November, 2023

Maryborough District Health Service Board Chair Kelly Mason and the Directors of the Board of Management extend an invitation to the 2023 Annual General Meeting Date:               Thursday, 30 November 2023 Time:               5.00pm – 6.00pm Location:         Community Hub Maryborough, 48 Burns Street, Maryborough   RSVP: Please confirm your attendance via email to SWalker@mdhs.vic.gov.au […]

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Join our Board of Directors 

Friday 27th October, 2023

Board of Director appointments open Applications for part time board director positions at Maryborough District Health Service are now open. The positions start on 1 July 2024. Appointments are for two to three years. These positions provide an exciting opportunity to contribute to the health and wellbeing of our communities. Applicants are selected for their […]