Ballarat is host to major public and private hospitals, aged care facilities, health and community services, disability services, regional clinical schools and supporting institutions and organisations. We are the service provision centre for Western Victoria in health services
Ballarat's health and community services contribute extensively to the local economy through employment, local purchasing, regional service provision and via research and development partnerships with industry. These institutions and services are expected to play a critical role in investment and skills atraction and development.
A grant for $55M to establish the Ballarat Regional Integrated Cancer Centre (BRICC) has been approved by the Australian Government. The centre will allow patients to receive timely and appropriate treatment as close to home as possible and the BRIC will enhance treatment opportunities and outcomes.