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Corporate Information

At Access Health and Community we employ over 300 staff across our services and care for more than 30,000 patients and clients every year with over 80,000 appointments.

Our History

In 1869 at Church Street in Richmond, the Richmond Dispensary opened its doors, caring for the health needs of the poor of Richmond. 149 years later, our commitment to the health of our community remains strong. Read our history here.

Purpose statement

Building healthier lives together.


We believe everyone is entitled to good health.

We work together to achieve our goals.

We work with courtesy and include others.

We drive innovation for better care.

We strive to be the best at what we do.

Corporate Publications

Access Health & Community Strategic Plan 2022-25

Access Health & Community Constitution

Our Annual Reports give insight into the way we work and how we contribute to creating healthy communities. They also address the annual quality reporting requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services.

Contact us

After-hours contacts

For after-hours assistance regarding AccessHC property and security call 0466 501 902.

For after-hours medical care call 132660.

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