Strong organisational culture with employee focused management practices
Ballarat Health Services operates the Ballarat Base Hospital, the largest regional hospital in the Grampians region. It is the principal referral hospital for the entire region, which extends from Bacchus Marsh to the South Australian border, an area of 48,000 square kilometres.
More than 230,000 people, or 4.4 per cent of the population of Victoria, live in the Grampians Region.
Ballarat Health Services employs around 4,000 staff to ensure optimum care is provided for all patients, families and visitors.
Ballarat Health Services was established on 1 January 1997 to unite and enhance three respected public health services: Queen Elizabeth Centre, Ballarat Base Hospital and Grampians Psychiatric Services. Ballarat Region Map
Ballarat has a population of around 100,000 people and is Australia's 20th largest