Media Releases

May 2022

Supporting World Family Doctor Day: GPs share why they became a family doctor and why you should have a regular GP:

Dr Olataga Alofivae-Doorbinnia (Bankstown)
Dr Joanna Senior (Bowral)
Dr Allison Thorn (Campbelltown)
Dr Dong Hua (Fairfield)


April 2022

Grants of up to $100,000 available to deliver mental health recovery activities

Trusted health resource aims to empower community


March 2022

Federal Budget provides funds to strengthen primary healthcare

GPs mark one year of protecting our community by vaccinating against COVID-19

Project makes ‘tangible difference’ to lives of our next generation

What services do you need to support healthy ageing at home? Join our forum and provide your input

Reconciliation Action Plan reflects commitment to meaningful gains in the health of First Nations people


January 2022

New online navigation tool makes accessing mental health support easier

Support still available for communities recovering from bushfires


December 2021

Free and easy-to-access mental health support available in region hit hardest by pandemic


October 2021

You've checked in, but have you checked your mental health?

South Western Sydney celebrates 70 per cent double-dose vaccination 


September 2021

Head to Health Pop Up to support people in South Western Sydney during pandemic


July 2021

AMA (NSW) and PHNs call on Sydneysiders to get this lockdown right


June 2021

A journey into Sorry Business supports Indigenous people with end-of-life care


May 2021

Local GPs encourage community to get vaccinated against COVID-19

Diabetes sufferers have success with weight management program

SWSPHN response: Federal Budget ‘strong on health’

2021-2022 Federal Budget at a Glance


March 2021

Local GPs begin vaccinating patients in next phase of battle against COVID-19 – Tharawal AMS

Local GPs begin vaccinating patients in next phase of battle against COVID-19 – GP Respiratory Clinics


November 2020

New plan provides roadmap for supporting mental health needs of South Western Sydney

Virus detected at Glenfield sewage treatment plant prompts renewed calls for more testing


October 2020

New gambling harm screening model successfully piloted in Fairfield

Bushfire affected communities invited to apply for grants to assist recovery

Federal Budget acknowledges important role of primary care in combatting COVID-19


September 2020

South Western Sydney Recovery College successfully transitions to online learning in response to COVID-19

Access virtual emergency care after hours


August 2020

GPs should be first port of call when you’re sick


July 2020

Community urged ‘don’t neglect your health’

Project iRAD to expand footprint throughout the South Western Sydney Region


June 2020

Bushfire affected communities not forgotten


May 2020

New GP-led respiratory clinics help combat COVID-19 across South Western Sydney


December 2020

Mental and Emotional Support for People Affected by Bushfires


November 2019

South West Stories - Erin and You in Mind

South West Stories - Georgina and Connect for Wellness

South West Stories - Doug and Lifeline Macarthur


August 2019

iRAD goes live

South West Sydney - Our Health report


July 2019

GP Antenatal Shared Care - Macarthur

Tahmoor Midwives Clinic - Macarthur and Southern Highlands

Compassionate Communities workshops - Campbelltown and Camden

Dying to Know Day information session - Liverpool

World Hepatitis Day - 28 July


May 2019

Regional Mental Health Planning Workshops

What matters most: Planning for the 'but'


April 2019

International Nurses Day

Budget Update 2019 News Release


March 2019

Connector Hub South Western Sydney - new psychosocial service 


January 2019

World Cancer Day


December 2018

After Hours GP services

ReFrame youth-focused primary mental health care service launched


June 2018

Connect for Wellness program launch

Youth Severe Mental Illness Forum 2018

March 2018


September 2017


May 2017

Budget Update Media Release 2017

Budget at a Glance


August 2016

Southern Highlands After Hours GP Clinic to move


May 2016

Budget a mixed bag for health providers


February 2016

Make a change during Healthy Weight Week - Campbelltown


October 2015

More than $1 million invested into local mental health services - Bankstown, Wingecarribee, Campbelltown, Wollondilly, Liverpool