About Murrumbidgee LHD

Murrumbidgee Local Health District (LHD) strives to support people of NSW to access high-quality rural healthcare in their local communities.

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About us

Murrumbidgee LHD covers almost 125,243km2. We provide public health services to approximately 243,228 people across the Riverina, Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and the South Western Slopes of NSW.

As the largest employer in the region, we have over 5000 healthcare staff working across 33 hospitals and 12 primary healthcare centres. We're supported by hundreds of volunteers who make an invaluable contribution to enriching the lives of people in our care.

Our services are delivered through:

Our purpose and vision

Our aim is to provide excellence in all elements of healthcare and superior service to all of those we serve in diverse communities. We strive to support people to live their healthiest lives and we try to provide services as close to home as possible.

Our vision statements:

  • Exceptional rural healthcare
  • Healthier together
  • Care tailored to people’s needs
Our values

Our values of collaboration, openness, and respect, empowers us to embrace cultural diversity and to treat all people with dignity and compassion.

Our priorities
  1. Holistic health and wellbeing
  2. Lifting health outcomes
  3. Locally led reform
  4. Workforce at its best


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Our team

Meet our board, our executive leadership team and learn about our organisational structure which supports a team of over 5,000 healthcare professionals making a difference in rural healthcare.


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Our strategy

We work on a number of strategies and plans that help us deliver our vision and goals of delivering exceptional rural healthcare. Learn more about our District and our population statistics and health data.


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Our reports

Murrumbidgee LHD releases a range of reports each year to present our financial and business performance.


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Our Health and Knowledge Precinct

The Murrumbidgee Health and Knowledge Precinct brings together health partners, industry, and our local communities to improve and innovate practical ways of working and facilitating best practice in delivering exceptional healthcare.

Our building projects

Our District is committed to the provision of high quality, safe and appropriate public health services.

Read more about our building projects

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Our hospitals and facilities

At Murrumbidgee LHD, we're committed to providing the highest standards of health services and care across our facilities.

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Acknowledgement of Country

Murrumbidgee Local Health District acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the lands across our footprint, traditional lands of the Wiradjuri, Wamba Wamba/Wemba Wemba, Perrepa Perrepa, Yorta Yorta, Nari Nari and Muthi Muthi nations.

We recognise their continuing connection to lands, waters and communities and we pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging.

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Phone: (02) 5943 2003

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