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About Us

GCH aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people in our region and create strong, healthy, thriving, and connected communities.

GCH operates as a Community Health service under the Health Services Act Vic. GCH aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people in our region and create strong, healthy, thriving, and connected communities

Our History

Grampians Community Health began in Stawell in 1985.  Over the past three decades, GCH has become the leading community health provider across the Grampians and Wimmera regions.

Expanding from a small counselling and community development service GCH now employs a combined team of over 200 staff and an active team of 65 volunteers. GCH provides a broad range of primary health care, therapeutic and community support services in the Pyrenees, Grampians and Wimmera Southern Mallee to individuals, families and communities in need.

Since opening its first site in Stawell, GCH now has office sites as well in Ararat, Horsham, St Arnaud, Warracknabeal, Hamilton and Maryborough, as well as visiting services right across the Grampians and Wimmera townships.

Grampians Community Health delivers a broad range of health care and community services for individuals, families and the community. GCH believes everyone should have the opportunity to be a healthy, safe and valued member of their community. GCH provides a safe, flexible, inclusive and respectful environment that values a person’s culture, beliefs, values, gender identity and capacity.

GCH is a local NDIS and My Aged Care provider.

GCH aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people in our region and create strong, healthy, thriving, and connected communities.

GCH operates as a Community Health service under the Health Services Act Vic. GCH aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people in our region and create strong, healthy, thriving, and connected communities

Our History

Grampians Community Health began in Stawell in 1985.  Over the past three decades, GCH has become the leading community health provider across the Grampians and Wimmera regions.

Expanding from a small counselling and community development service GCH now employs a combined team of over 200 staff and an active team of 65 volunteers. GCH provides a broad range of primary health care, therapeutic and community support services in the Pyrenees, Grampians and Wimmera Southern Mallee to individuals, families and communities in need.

Since opening its first site in Stawell, GCH now has office sites as well in Ararat, Horsham, St Arnaud, Warracknabeal, Hamilton and Maryborough, as well as visiting services right across the Grampians and Wimmera townships.

Grampians Community Health delivers a broad range of health care and community services for individuals, families and the community. GCH believes everyone should have the opportunity to be a healthy, safe and valued member of their community. GCH provides a safe, flexible, inclusive and respectful environment that values a person’s culture, beliefs, values, gender identity and capacity.

GCH is a local NDIS and My Aged Care provider.

Our Board

The Grampians Community Health Board members steer GCH towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, legal governance and financial management policies.

While the CEO and staff run the day-to-day activities of the organisation, board members provide foresight, oversight, and insight, making sure that the services provided meet the quality and safety that our community deserves.  The Grampians Community Health Board is comprised of 5-12 volunteer directors elected from our membership.  Email us for more information at gch@gch.org.au.

Our Board

The Grampians Community Health Board members steer GCH towards a sustainable future by adopting sound, ethical, legal governance and financial management policies.

While the CEO and staff run the day-to-day activities of the organisation, board members provide foresight, oversight, and insight, making sure that the services provided meet the quality and safety that our community deserves.  The Grampians Community Health Board is comprised of 5-12 volunteer directors elected from our membership.  Email us for more information at gch@gch.org.au.

Board Members

Ms. Melissa Morris Chair Women’s Health Grampians, Regional Consultant
Ms. Tammy Schoo Deputy Chair Parks Victoria, Visitors and Community
Mr. Paul Margetts Deputy Chair Victoria Police, Superintendent
Mr. David Baird Treasurer AME Systems, Finance Manager
Ms. Simone O’Brien Director Advocate for Women Against Domestic Violence
Mrs. Naomi Goode Director
Ms. Joanne Clark Director
Mrs. Tammy Smith Director
Mr. Greg Little CEO Secretary Grampians Community Health

Annual Reports

We are pleased to present our Annual Reports outlining our highlights and achievements and hope that they help you to learn more about the services we provide.

Our 2022 Calendar is available for collection from any of our sites.  This calendar showcases some iconic images from towns across our service region.

2020-2021 Audited Financial Report [PDF 654.52 KB]
2020-2021 Annual Report Calendar [PDF 2.35 MB]
2019-2020 Financial Statement [PDF 331.71 KB]
2019-2020 Audited Financial Report [PDF 200.54 KB]
2019-2020 Annual Report Calendar [PDF 3.56 MB]

Our Core Beliefs

GCH believes everyone should have the opportunity to be a healthy, safe and valued member of their community.

GCH provides a safe, flexible, inclusive and respectful environment that values a person’s culture, beliefs, values, gender identity, sexuality and capacity.

Our Core Beliefs

GCH believes everyone should have the opportunity to be a healthy, safe and valued member of their community.

GCH provides a safe, flexible, inclusive and respectful environment that values a person’s culture, beliefs, values, gender identity, sexuality and capacity.

Child Safety

GCH is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Our commitment to child safety is detailed within our Child Safe Policy and also embedded in our Code of Conduct.

We recognise the importance of providing a safe, supporting and enriching environment which respects and fosters the rights and wellbeing of children and young people with whom we have contact.

All children, regardless of their gender identity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, sexual orientation, family or social background, have equal rights to protection from abuse.

GCH supports and respects all children, is committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, and those from cultural and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children living with a disability.

Child Safety

GCH is committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. Our commitment to child safety is detailed within our Child Safe Policy and also embedded in our Code of Conduct.

We recognise the importance of providing a safe, supporting and enriching environment which respects and fosters the rights and wellbeing of children and young people with whom we have contact.

All children, regardless of their gender identity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, sexual orientation, family or social background, have equal rights to protection from abuse.

GCH supports and respects all children, is committed to the cultural safety of Aboriginal children, and those from cultural and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children living with a disability.