Far West Local Health District

The Far West Local Health District (LHD) is geographically the second largest of the fifteen Local Health Districts across NSW.

The Living Desert, Broken Hill

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Our services

We aim to provide high-quality public health services that are available when and where needed, to meet the needs of our diverse communities.


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Our facilities

Far West Local Health District has hospitals and community health facilities in several regional centres and remote locations.


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About us

Find out about our board, executive and organisational structure as well as our vision, values, priorities and performance.

Learn and work with Far West LHD

Patients and carers

A range of information, services and allowances are available to support you as a patient or carer.

Work with us

Far West NSW is a great place to work and live, offering rewarding personal and professional experiences without the traffic and crowds of cities.

Community engagement

We work with our communities to improve our services and make sure they meet community needs. Read about opportunities to get involved, including through our local health councils.

Latest news

Far West Newsletter

Read the latest news in our monthly Far West in Focus newsletter.

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Live and Work in Far West LHD – new video

Far West LHD is excited to share our brand new  “Live and Work” video, celebrating our unique outback and culture rich region we are lucky to call home, including the incredible Health Care professionals that support our community. 

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Look inside $45.3 million health worker accommodation project

Communities across regional NSW can now have their first look at a $45.3 million dollar NSW Government investment into key healthcare worker accommodation, set to be rolled out across Broken Hill, Balranald, Cooma, Finley, Leeton, Narrandera and West Wyalong. 

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FWLHD Key Worker Accommodation May 2024

Far West LHD Annual Public Meeting - Year In Review

The Far West LHD Board Annual Public Meeting was held today which provided a snapshot of the achievements and results for the LHD for the past financial year. The Far West LHD ‘Engaging Communities, Elevating Care’ Year In Review was also presented by the FWLHD Board at the meeting.

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