Ballarat Health Companion Project

The Ballarat Health Companion Project is a transport assistance program for people travelling to Ballarat for a health appointment.  Ballarat Community Health provides trained Health Companions to meet you at Ballarat Railway Station and accompany you to and from your health appointment by bus or taxi.

The service is free: you cover your own travel costs.

Your companion helps you to navigate your way around Ballarat to all hospitals, specialists, medical, health and dental appointments.


What is it about?

Transport assistance to health appointments in Ballarat

Who is it for?

People living outside of Ballarat who need assistance to travel to health appointments

When and where is it available?

Monday to Friday, 8.30am-6.00pm

From Ballarat Railway Station



Who provides it?

Trained Health Companions

How do I get into the program?

Phone Ballarat Community Health on 1800 054 172 or email


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