BCH Lucas

Ballarat Community Health exists to:

  • Promote health and wellbeing in the community
  • Provide quality and affordable health care


That the people and the communities we support achieve the best possible health and wellbeing.

Mission Statement

To work in partnership with the community to create opportunities and supportive environments which empower people to develop and maintain optimal health and wellbeing. 


Respect - Integrity - Responsibility - Optimism - Courage - Resilience


Ballarat Community Health (BCH) is a public company limited by guarantee, registered under the Corporations Act 2001 and complies with all relevant legislation including the the Health Records Act 2001, Australian Privacy Principles and the Fair Work Act 2009.

Community Health in Ballarat is provided across four sites including Sebastopol, Lucas, Smythesdale and Wendouree. Outreach services and clinics are also provided at a range of locations throughout the Central Highlands. The primary emphasis in all service delivery is health promotion and illness prevention.

Ballarat Community Health strives for high quality, flexible and responsive service delivery and health promotion through a focus on service monitoring, review and evaluation. Ballarat Community Health is accredited through QIP and is pleased and proud to have achieved a further 3-year accreditation for the services provided to our community.

Ballarat Community Health Doctors Clinics are accredited with Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL).