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About Us

Our CORE values

  • Collaboration — We are a team, we work collaboratively with each other, our partners and our community to achieve the best possible outcomes for our consumers who are at the heart of our services.  
  • Openness — We encourage and actively seek feedback from staff and community to better understand concerns and learn from mistakes, helping us to improve on high quality and safe services.    
  • Respect — We are committed to respecting the feelings, wishes and rights of our consumers and their carers and families. We respect and acknowledge the key attributes all staff bring to our services.    
  • Empowerment — We empower our consumers to make well informed decisions about their care and treatment. We encourage all to seek out innovative and creative business models.

Our priorities

  • Ensure our communities have access to safe, appropriate and quality health care services now and into the future
  • Attract and retain the right people
  • Maintain financial sustainability

About the District

Southern NSW Local Health District covers a large area of the state, from Goulburn and Crookwell   to the Victorian border and surrounds the ACT on three sides.  It extends from the pristine beaches of the NSW South Coast, the farmlands of the Southern Tablelands, across the picturesque Great Dividing Range and the spectacular Snowy Mountains.

We invest in understanding the growing and changing health needs of our diverse communities. This investment includes transforming the way we work to respond to these changes and ensure we are prepared and proactive. We are passionate about pursuing the provision of the highest quality care and valuing innovation.

Map of Local Health District

We are working to help our communities lead healthy lives and we provide patients and clients with exceptional care and positive experiences.

We are committed to working with community members and health care users. Community consultation committees act as a key medium between the Health District and our communities.

We are a major local employer, so our staff are part of our local communities.

We are home to four large Aboriginal nations – the Gundungurra, Ngunnawal, Ngarigo and Yuin. 

For more information on our Health District, please take the time to have a look at our Strategic Plan 2016-21

Last updated: 24 October 2019