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Media, events and publications

The Communications Team is responsible for managing all media relations and enquiries relating to BHS’, staff, patients and research activities. We are the first point of contact for any media enquiry or visit to any of our sites across Ballarat and the Western Region.

A Communications staff member will accompany media during your visit, including for interviews, filming and photography. This is primarily to ensure patients, families and visitors are not disturbed during their stay at BHS and that full written consent is received before permitting media to film, photograph or interview our patients. It is also to consult staff about media presence onsite and to ensure staff are not interrupted while performing their jobs.

BHS has experts on a broad range of health topics who may be available to assist you with your stories and story ideas. Please contact the Communications team if you wish to submit a request to speak with one of our experts.

Business hours

Media are invited to contact the Communications team to discuss story ideas:


T (03) 5320 6421

M 0466 149 289

After hours

After hours we run an 'on call' service for urgent media enquiries only. Please phone the switchboard who will forward your call to the Patient Flow Coordinator (03) 5320 4000. For all other enquiries, please contact the Communications Team during business hours.


Social Media

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