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Patient COVID-19 Triage Hotline please call 1800 020 080. For more info, please click this link: www.health.gov.au

***NOTICE:***

Due to congestion across all VOIP and internet providers brought about by massive usage at the same time (as many people are now working from home), our phone connection is intermittent.

It will automatically be diverted to a mobile phone. So we will still get your calls – just bear with us, as we are flooded with phone calls.

You may also temporarily contact us on 0482 480 906 STRICTLY CALLS ONLY (although this might be busy as well as calls from our landline is diverted to this number whenever there is no internet connection for the VOIP).

We can assure you that we are still open.

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NOW OPEN from 8.30am to 12noon Monday to Friday. For enquiries please phone 9964 3317.

Allied Health Professionals

We are happy to announce that we also offer the following specialist services:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Podiatrist
  • Clinical Labs – on-site pathology

Physiotherapist

Brianna Tonkin and Emily-Jayne Warr

  • Consultations/sessions available.
  • Clinic days are every 2nd and 4th Tuesday afternoon of each month

Podiatrist

Alasdair Evans and Anna Kosch

  • Consultations/sessions available.
  • Clinic days are every 2nd and 4th Wednesday morning of each month

Outreach Well Women’s Clinic (in collaboration with Desert Blue Connect)

Sharon Houwen 

  • Consultations available.
  • Clinic days are every Wednesday, alternate morning & afternoon (half days only)

JULY is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
July 1-31
Dry July
Dry July is a not-for-profit organisation aimed at improving the lives of adults living with cancer. By giving up alcohol for the month of July, it’s a good opportunity to raise awareness of individual drinking habits and the importance of a healthy, balanced diet and lifestyle.
July 13-20
1.1 million Australians live with diabetes. National Diabetes Week is a fundraising event which helps to raise awareness and work towards prevention.
July 22-28
National Pain Week
National Pain Week aims to contribute to the de-stigmatisation of the experience of chronic pain.
July 26 – August 2
This week-long event aims to promote the critical importance of organ and tissue donation.
July 28
World Hepatitis Day
With lots of local events, World Hepatitis Day aims to raise awareness in Australia and worldwide of hepatitis.
July 30
Gastroschisis Awareness Day
Gastroschisis is a birth defect that causes the intestines to protrude from a hole in the abdomen. There is still a 10% mortality rate due to complications or related defects and infections. The condition affects 1 out of every 2229 babies according to the CDC. Gastroschisis Awareness Day aims to raise awareness of the issue and find solutions.

AUGUST is Awareness Month for the following:

Date
Event
Details
August 1-7
An annual event every first week in August, aiming to highlight the benefits that breastfeeding can bring.
August 1-31
We’ll Make a Change
Through a series of events, business leaders help raise money to support the vital work of CPL and create new opportunities for Queenslanders living with disability.
August 1-31
MS Readathon – One month challenge
The MS Readathon is a reading-based fundraiser run by Multiple Sclerosis Australia (MSA). It encourages people of all ages to read and improve their literacy whilst raising community awareness of those living with MS.
August 2-8
National EOS Awareness Week
National EOS Awareness Week is a full week that helps raise awareness for Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders in Australia.
August 3-9
Everyone is encouraged to visit their dentist or find a new one during this yearly event.
August 4-10
OCD and Anxiety Disorders Week
Anxiety Disorders week is an awareness week dedicated to OCD and Anxiety Disorder sufferers.
August 7
Crazy Hair Day
Crazy Hair Day is a day where you go crazy with your hair. This annual fundraising event is organised by Cystic Fibrosis Victoria (CFV) and is a fun way to engage schools, raise awareness and celebrate the start of the new term.
August 7
Jeans for Genes Day is a huge fundraising event for the Children’s Medical Research Institute. The day aims to work towards reducing the number of children born with genetic illnesses.
August 8
Dying to Know Day
Dying To Know Day is an annual day dedicated to creating conversations about death, dying and bereavement.
August 14
Red Nose Day is the major fundraiser for Red Nose. The funds raised go towards saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, infancy and childhood.
August 16-22
Kidney Kar Rally
The Kidney Kar Rally is Kidney Health Australia’s longest running event. Programs are designed to give children with kidney disease the opportunity to socialise and make long term friends.
August 17-23
National Wound Awareness Week
Around 300,000 Australians suffer lower leg ulcers which require regular care. The Australian Wound Management Association works with nurses, doctors and health members to bring about better care for all sufferers, most of whom are elderly.
August 20-26
Australians will come together to raise awareness about the importance of healthy bones. The event will run over 6 days.
August 20
World Mosquito Day
World Mosquito Day commemorates British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’s 1897 discovery of the link between female mosquitoes and malaria.
August 23-29
Speech Pathology Week
Speech Pathology Week raises awareness about swallowing disorders, as well as the work of speech pathologists.
August 23
The Bloody Long Walk
The Bloody Long Walk is a 35km walking challenge in Melbourne that raises money to find a cure for Mitochondrial disease (mito).
August 23
Daffodil Day
Daffodil Day is a well-known fundraising event in Cancer Council’s calendar, helping support all Australians affected by cancer.
August 28
Tracky Dack Day
On the last Friday in August, you can wear tracksuit pants – ‘trackies’ – to help fundraise for sick kids.
August 31
International Overdose Awareness Day
The day commemorates those lost to overdoses and the families affected. It also raises awareness about overdosing and looks at what preventative measures can be taken.
August 31 – September 7
National Stroke Week
Strokes are Australia’s second single greatest killer, with over 60,000 strokes occurring each year. National Stroke Week gives the community to get involved, raise money and support the national campaign.


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