Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (GLCH)


Gippsland Lakes Complete Health (GLCH) is a high-profile health service provider to the population of 43,000 in East Gippsland. The organisation is noted for its extensive range of health and community services, its ability to relate to and provide services to the most disadvantaged members of the community, and its capacity for championing the social model of health.

GLCH values and promotes excellence of service and prides itself on delivering coordinated and accessible health services and health promotion programs. There is a focus on the health of populations, as well as the health of individuals.

GLCH’s service sites are in Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Bruthen, Metung, Paynesville and Nowa Nowa. Outreach services are provided throughout East Gippsland through its network of partnerships, extensive travel, use of information technology, and its commitment to providing an extensive service reach. GLCH’s partnerships with Aboriginal controlled organisations are particularly strong. It provides management, administration and outreach health services to many of these organisations in a way that builds capacity and empowers their Boards and communities.