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Appointments to the Boards of Directors of Heywood Rural Health

The Minister for Health, Martin Foley MP, is pleased to invite applications for part time board director positions of Heywood Rural Health with terms of office commencing from 1 July 2022.  

Safe and high quality healthcare for all Victorians is a priority of the Victorian Government. Applicants for board directorships must be able to demonstrate and provide evidence in support of the skills they identify in their applications.

Collaboration, through the recently established Health Service Partnerships, is a key Victorian Government priority ( Applicants should have a demonstrated history of achievement through collaboration and partnering. Being able to demonstrate strong working relationships, particularly in the Victorian health sector, will be highly valued.

These positions provide an exciting opportunity for members of the Victorian public with relevant experience and qualifications to contribute to the strategic leadership of public health care delivery to the community.

Heywood Rural Health is a small rural health service that delivers a range of programs and services for our local communities. The Health Service has 5 acute inpatient beds; 45 Residential Aged Care beds (comprising a combination of high and low care), and provides a comprehensive range of community services located in the township of Heywood.  Further information is available on our website

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring boards, and committees, broadly reflect the diversity of the Victorian community. Applications are welcomed from women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all ages, people with disabilities, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender diverse and intersex people.

Applications close at Midnight Monday 29 November 2021.

Further information including how to apply, please visit

For all enquiries regarding the appointment process, please contact Lee Fairley, Department of Health on (03) 9595 1365, or email

For all enquiries regarding the board, please contact Andrea Thomas, Executive Assistant on 5527 0528.