13Dec 13

PIR Funding to SNAP Gippsland

SNAP Gippsland receives $500,000 funding for Mental Health Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) will today announce the second major allocation of funding under the 'Partners In Recovery' (PIR) initiative in Gippsland. SNAP Gippsland Inc is the organisation that will receive $500,000…

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13Dec 13

Connection to Country Calendar Launch

Calendar Launch Highlights Indigenous Connections Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) will today launch its superb 2014 Calendar depicting the best images from the recent GML Indigenous arts initiative, ‘Connection to Country’, The calendar represents the spiritual and physical connections felt of…

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04Dec 13

GML Board Election of Chair and Deputy Chair

For immediate release                                                        12.00pm Wednesday 4 December 2013 Dr Nola Maxfield re-appointed as GML Board Chair Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) is pleased to announce that following its November Board meeting, Dr Nola Maxfield has been reappointed as Chair of Gippsland…

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28Nov 13

PIR Funding Begins To Roll Out In Gippsland

Following an extensive expression of interest process, Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) will announce today the first of three organisations that will deliver the 'Partners In Recovery' (PIR) initiative across Gippsland.  As the nominated lead agency for the PIR initiative, GML…

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15Nov 13

GML Drug and Alcohol Dependence Keynote Address

Renowned Professor John Currie provided the keynote address to an important and well-attended Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) meeting on drugs and alcohol this week. Professor Currie is director of the National Centre for the Neurobiological Treatment of Addiction and a…

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07Nov 13

Release of NHPA Report into Avoidable Hospital Admissions

Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) today acknowledged the release of the latest report from the National Health Performance Authority (NHPA) into avoidable hospital admissions in 2011/12. The report, released today, titled Selected potentially avoidable hospitalisations in 2011–12, revealed that for Medicare…

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01Nov 13

A Celebration of Indigenous Connection to Country

Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) and Mirboo North and District Community Bank are pleased to announce the winners in the Indigenous arts initiative, ‘Connection to Country’, GML’s Chief Executive Officer, Peter Quigley congratulated the winning entries which will share in prizes…

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24Oct 13

GML AGM and Release of Annual Report

Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) today announced the election of two Board members to vacancies on its nine-member Board. Board Chair, Dr Nola Maxfield, made the announcement at GML’s Annual General Meeting held last night in Traralgon. “I am pleased to…

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24Oct 13

Gippsland Medicare Local Announces Board Appointments

Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) today announced the election of two Board members to vacancies on its nine-member Board. Board Chair, Dr Nola Maxfield, made the announcement at GML’s Annual General Meeting held last night in Traralgon. “I am pleased to…

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08Oct 13

Connecting People to Country through Art

Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) reminds the Gippsland community that entries to the innovative arts initiative, ‘Connection to Country’, are set to close this week - Friday 11 October 2013 ‘Connection to Country’, asks all interested Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…

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03Oct 13

Whatever Youth Group Celebrate Diversity through Art

The Whatever Youth Diversity Project will be hosting their second annual Youth Art Exhibition in Traralgon this month. The exhibition which has been organized by young people is a celebration of ‘Diversity’ with artworks on display that promote this theme…

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24Sep 13

headspace and Kmart Warming Our Young Women

As we bid farewell to Winter, the cold weather is showing some signs of abating, but that doesn’t mean the end of those chilly Gippsland nights. So a very generous and ‘warm’ donation from Kmart in Traralgon to headspace in…

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19Sep 13

headspace Celebrates 5th Anniversary in Gippsland

headspace centres in Morwell and Warragul celebrate a milestone this month with the 5th anniversary of their presence in Gippsland. From its beginnings in 2008 under the former Central West Gippsland Division of General Practice, headspace is now administered by…

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02Sep 13

Release of new GML Immunisation Resources 2013/14

Please click here for a pdf version of the new Vaccination Site poster Please click here for a pdf version of the new Immunisation Times of your Life poster Please click here for a pdf version of the new Immunisation Victorian Schedule

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23Aug 13

CHO Alert for GPs

The Chief Health Officer has issued a revised health alert to update advice issued on 8 August. There have now been nine notifications of measles in Melbourne over the past three weeks.

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08Aug 13

CHO Alert for GPs

The Chief Health Officer has issued the attached release in relation to the confirmed case of measles in Victoria.

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08Jul 13

New GML Chief Appointed

The Board of Gippsland Medicare Local (GML) today announces the appointment of Mr Peter Quigley to the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Making the announcement on behalf of the Board, Chair, Dr Nola Maxfield, said the appointment of Mr…

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