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Cobden is in the heart of Australia's richest dairying area. 210 kilometres South West of  Melbourne, Cobden and it's surrounding district today claims to be the "dairy Capital" of  the world. With over 140,000 cows being milked  within the immediate area to support this claim.
Cobden District Health Services Inc.
Reg No A0011404 E
ACHS Accredited

The mission of the Cobden District Health Services is

"To achieve excellence in the promotion of Health and in the provision of Aged Care and Emergency Services to the Community of Cobden and District.”






To support this mission statement Cobden offers a 24-hour emergency Stabilisation department (Accident and Emergency) for immediate treatment and when stabilised, patients will be transferred to the appropriate hospital for follow up care.

Numerous Health and Community Nursing Services are available and include:

  • Meals on wheels
  • Masseur /Masseuse
  • Counsellor
  • Speech Therapist
  • Continence Consultant
  • Internet Café
  • Physiotherapy
  • Health Promotions
  • Support Groups
  • Gymnasium
  • Pilates
  • Aerobics
  • Exercises
  • Bounce back with babes
  • Centrelink
  • Community Nurse
  • Dental Technician
  • Community Transport
  • Diabetic Educator
  • Dietitian
  • District Nursing
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Youth Worker

Enquiries regarding these services can be made Monday to Friday (9am to 5pm) on telephone: (03) 55953 100.


Sixty Aged Care Beds are available at Lovely Banks Nursing Home and Heytesbury Lodge Hostel where respite care is also available. For all aged care enquiries contact the Clinical Manager on (03) 5595 3127.


Twenty five Community Aged Care Packages are available. For all enquiries contact the Community Aged Care Case Manager on (03) 5595 3164.

Cobden District Health Services Inc. is located at 5 Victoria Street Cobden. Vic. 3266.




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