My Region - Midwest

Map of Western Australia showing location of Midwest region in a pop out circle.

Part of the responsibility of Primary Health Networks is to identify and respond to the health needs of our community. We want to hear from you about the health issues and the availability of health services in the areas you live.

The stories, pictures and survey responses from these pages will be used to inform the planning of primary health care in your region.

My Community Directory is an online directory of health and community services. Download the Midwest directory by clicking the image below:

Part of the responsibility of Primary Health Networks is to identify and respond to the health needs of our community. We want to hear from you about the health issues and the availability of health services in the areas you live.

The stories, pictures and survey responses from these pages will be used to inform the planning of primary health care in your region.

My Community Directory is an online directory of health and community services. Download the Midwest directory by clicking the image below:

Tell your story

What is happening in the Midwest region to help everyone get the health care they need? Tell your stories and celebrate the amazing work that is happening in our communities. 

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  • Geraldton and Midwest Mental Health Forum

    6 months ago

    You are invited to join the Western Australian Association for Mental Health to discuss the need for increased options and greater investment in community support for people with mental health issues in Geraldton and Greater Geraldton and the Midwest. The Forum will raise questions such as:

    • What community support options are available in Geraldton and Greater Geraldton for people with mental health issues?
    • Are there gaps and unmet needs for mental health community support in Geraldton, Greater Geraldton & The Midwest?
    • What action is required (and by whom) to strengthen mental health community support in Geraldton, Greater Geraldton & The... Continue reading
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  • COVID-19 Pfizer Mass Vaccination Clinics

    7 months ago

    The following Mass Walk-In Vaccination Clinics are occurring throughout the Midwest region. Whole of community vaccination for all people aged 12 years+.

    • 1 November, 10:00am - 2:30pm - Nabawa Community Centre, Nabawa
    • 2 November, 10:00am - 3:30pm - Three Springs Hall, Three Springs
    • 3 November, 9:00am - 3:00pm - Three Springs Hall, Three Springs
    • 4 November, 10:00am - 2:30pm - Oval Function Room, Morawa
    • 8 & 9 November, 10:00am - 2:30pm - Mullewa Hall, Mullewa
    • 10 & 11 November, 10:00am - 3:00pm - Kalbarri Recreation Centre, Kalbarri
    • 12 November, 10:00am - 2:00pm - Kalbarri Recreation Centre, Kalbarri

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  • Get Skills Ready With Fee-Free* Training

    8 months ago

    Integrating Mental Health Practice Skill Set

    Youth, concession students and job seekers pay nothing for the WA Government's new FREE job ready skill sets.

    The Integrating Mental Health Practice Skill Set will equip workers in the community services sector with the skills to assist clients who are experiencing mental health concerns, and respond to the increasing need for mental health awareness.

    The community mental health sector values employees with strong 'soft' skills and the capacity to provide person-centred, recovery focused care. The skill set provides people who are interested in working in the sector the opportunity to determine if it... Continue reading

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  • The Midwest Youth Sector Forum

    8 months ago

    The Youth Affairs Council of WA (YACWA) is excited to host a Midwest Youth Sector Forum in Geraldton this November.

    This forum is a gathering of youth workers, service manager, executives and government officials in the Midwest region. The focus is on networking and exploration of key issues in the youth sector, such as mental health, housing, employment and justice.

    YACWA aim to explore the strengths, challenges and innovations happening in the sector and create space to work together to map out approaches and solutions that create an equitable future for young people and the industries that support them.

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  • Apply now to attend the regional (online) youth mental health and AOD summit

    8 months ago

    *** APPLICATIONS EXTENDED TO FRIDAY 24TH SEPT ****


    📲 Applications to attend the half-day online regional youth Mental Health and AOD event on the 6th October hosted by Youth Affairs Council of Western Australia and the Mental Health Commission have been extended.

    If you're 16 to 25, live in the regions, with experience of mental health and/or AOD challenges and you want to contribute to shaping services in WA, then this event is for you! If selected, you'll be paid $150 💰for your time. You can nominate yourself, and services can also nominate a young person (with their... Continue reading

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  • Regional Communities Survey - Mental Health Needs and Community Supports

    11 months ago


    The Mental Health Needs and Community Supports - Regional Communities Survey aims to understand the needs for community mental health support options in regional areas. Often it is the experiences of people living in metropolitan Perth that informs services and policy settings, with the needs of people outside of Perth being less understood.

    WA Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) in partnership with the University of WA are seeking the views of mental health and alcohol and other drugs consumers, carers and family members, service providers and any other community members with an interest in mental health or their community.

    For... Continue reading

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  • Voluntary Assisted Dying Regional Roadshow

    12 months ago

    The Voluntary Assisted Dying State-wide Care Navigator Service and the WA Country Health Project Lead will be visiting the Midwest region on 15 and 16 June in preparation for the roll out on 1 July 2021.

    For further information on Voluntary Assisted Dying go to https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/voluntaryassisteddying

    For more details about the regional visits, email WACHS-VAD@health.wa.gov.au or call Lois Garner on 0468 613 267.


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  • BreastScreen WA Mobile Service Visiting Geraldton

    about 1 year ago


    BreastScreen WA are pleased to advise that their free screening mammogram service will be visiting Geraldton and women 50 to 74 years are invited to make an appointment.

    Breast cancer is the most common life threatening cancer for women and one in seven women in Australia will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Having a screening mammogram every two years significantly increases the chance of a woman surviving breast cancer and reduces the amount of treatment required. More than 75% of breast cancers occur in women over the age of 50. Research shows that screening is most effective for this... Continue reading

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  • Roses in the Ocean - Voices of Insight Lived Experience Workshop

    about 1 year ago

    Many people within our communities have a lived experience of suicide, be that through having experienced suicidal thoughts, survived a suicide attempt, cared for someone through suicidal crisis or being bereaved by suicide.

    Their voice, insight and wisdom are critically important to guide suicide prevention activity in the region.

    An opportunity now exists to participate in a lived experience designed and delivered speakers' training and capacity building workshop facilitated by Roses in the Ocean.
    Voices of Insight speakers training is a unique opportunity for individuals to reflect on their lived experience and learn how to share their personal story for... Continue reading

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  • BreastScreen WA Mobile Service Visiting the Midwest

    over 1 year ago

    BreastScreen WA are pleased to advise that their free screening mammogram service will be visiting Mount Magnet and women 50 to 74 years are invited to make an appointment.

    Breast cancer is the most common life threatening cancer for women and one in seven women in Australia will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. Having a screening mammogram every two years significantly increases the chance of a woman surviving breast cancer and reduces the amount of treatment required. More than 75% of breast cancers occur in women over the age of 50. Research shows that screening is most effective for... Continue reading

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