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Media Relations at Barwon Health

The Public Affairs and Communications department manages all media relations and enquiries relating to Barwon Health, staff, patients, and research activities. We are the first point of contact for any media enquiry or photo opportunity at any of our sites across the Barwon South West Region.

Media opportunities at our sites are subject to approval and will be assessed case-by-case. A Public Affairs and Communications staff member will escort media during approved visits, including for interviews, filming, and photography.

Switchboard (general enquiries) (03) 4215 0000

Media Officer on-call (03) 4215 1119

Media email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Standard business hours are Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5pm.

Urgent after-hours media enquiries must be phoned through.


Wednesday, 13 September 2023.

Hospital deal improves access to maternity care

Barwon Health and St John of God Geelong Hospital have announced a new formal agreement designed to enhance the community’s access to maternity care, including the care of newborn babies. Barwon...

Monday, 04 September 2023.

New Barwon Women’s And Children’s One Step Closer

The Andrews Labor Government is one step close to delivering the new Barwon Women’s and Children’s Hospital with four leading construction companies now shortlisted to build the world-class...

Thursday, 24 August 2023.

Mako Robot improving hospital efficiency

A ROBOTIC surgery aid is improving the precision of knee and hip replacements at Barwon Health, resulting in faster recoveries and shorter hospital stays. The Mako Robot allows for an innovative...

Thursday, 10 August 2023.

Barwon Health and Deakin join collaborative centre for mental health

Barwon Health and Deakin University are part of a new Victorian Government supported statewide partnership aimed at improving mental health and wellbeing support for adult and older adult...

Wednesday, 28 June 2023.

Barwon Health to support Cherry Creek Youth Justice Centre

Barwon Health has been engaged to deliver healthcare services to young people at the new Cherry Creek Youth Justice Centre. From August 2023, the new facility, which is funded and managed by the...

Wednesday, 28 June 2023.

Surgery milestone for Cardiothoracic Unit

Barwon Health’s Cardiothoracic Unit has reached a milestone of 10,000 surgeries after 26 years of operations. The Cardiothoracic Surgery Unit commenced service on 29 July 1997 and cardiothoracic...

Tuesday, 27 June 2023.

Barwon Region Renewable Energy Partnership wins award

Barwon Health is extremely proud to share that the Geelong region took centre stage at the Institute of Public Administration’s (IPAA) leadership awards last week. Our Barwon Region...

Friday, 09 June 2023.

The Hon. Lisa Neville appointed Chair of the Barwon Health Board

Former Victorian Member of Parliament The Hon Lisa Neville has been announced as the new Chair of the Barwon Health Board.  Ms Neville previously served as a director on the Board and...

Tuesday, 30 May 2023.

EOIs sought for the new Barwon Women’s and Children’s Community Consultative Committee

We’re calling on people from Geelong and surrounding communities to join a community consultative committee. Community consultative committees help support the planning of new health...

Monday, 24 April 2023.

BMI Colac celebrates first birthday

Barwon Health partnered with Colac Area Health (CAH) in 2022 to bring an expanded Medical Imaging service to the Colac community. April marks the one-year anniversary of the service, marking a...
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