14 05, 2014

Cobaw’s New Facebook page

By |2014-05-16T08:32:37+10:00May 14th, 2014|

Cobaw Community Health is excited to launch a new Facebook page at The Facebook page aims to increase and improve communication and engagement with consumers, communities and networks, and is a great platform for sharing information and promoting key messages. Cobaw Community Health Services Ltd Promote Your Page Too

14 05, 2014

Cobaw and Bendigo Community Health in negotiations

By |2014-05-14T10:25:33+10:00May 14th, 2014|

The Boards of Bendigo Community Health Services and Cobaw Community Health are pleased to announce that they have entered into negotiations to merge the two organisations.   Bendigo Community Health Services and Cobaw Community Health are not-for-profit organisations offering a range of primary and community health services, many of which are free or have minimal cost making them available to those in need.   “We are exploring the possibility of joining together the two organisations as a way of ensuring our services can adapt to the changing needs of our communities, said Anne McLennan, CEO Cobaw Community Health. “We see this [...]

7 04, 2014

Cobaw’s Mollison Place site sold

By |2014-04-07T16:04:54+10:00April 7th, 2014|

Cobaw Community Health CEO has confirmed their property in Mollison Place has been sold and will settle in late June. Mollison Place has been home to the Kyneton Men’s Shed for more than 10 years. “The terrific thing about the sale is that the new owner is happy to lease back the Men’s Shed to Cobaw,” said CEO Anne McLennan. “This means the future of the Shed in the site is secure for at least another three years, being the term of the lease.” Mid last year Cobaw decided to put the 9,055 m2 industrially zoned property on the market. Apart [...]

17 03, 2014

Mother Goose – Term 2 Program

By |2019-03-20T15:33:53+10:00March 17th, 2014|

Term Two commences 29th April 2014 The program focuses on teaching interactive rhymes and songs to parents and children. Spend quality time with your child and enjoy watching as you see how you can positively affect how they behave and learn. Gain a repertoire of rhymes, songs and stories over the term that can be used in many situations to calm, entertain and connect with your child. This free program will be running in term two in Woodend at: Cobaw Community HubAddress: 47 Forest Street, WoodendTime: 10.00 - 11.00amPlease note, prior registration is essential due to limited places. Contact: Linda Lynch [...]

4 03, 2014

National Youth Week Competition

By |2019-03-20T15:34:36+10:00March 4th, 2014|

Cobaw Community Health in partnership with Highlands FM would like to announce our National Youth Week Competition 2014. The competition theme is, “All Shapes and Sizes”. Submit a creative piece using the theme “All Shapes and Sizes” in photo, music, short film (max. 3 mins), poetry or song, and you could win one of 9 x $100 visa gift cards or an iPad.

10 02, 2014

New Cobaw Website 2014

By |2014-03-06T16:30:45+10:00February 10th, 2014|

Cobaw’s Community Health Services new website went live on Friday 31 January. Cobaw’s CEO Anne McLennan said “The new website at provides our users and community access to more information that is much easier to navigate.” The site details the range of services offered by Cobaw and how to access them along with information on how Cobaw is governed, its history and its partners. Employment opportunities will be listed on the site along with regular updates about new programs and initiatives. The new website is just one of many IT improvements being rolled out by Cobaw. In 2013 the Cobaw [...]

17 12, 2013

Social Support Will Relaunch Its Programs

By |2019-03-21T11:16:37+10:00December 17th, 2013|

Social Support will relaunch its programs at Cobaw’s Beauchamp Street site commencing Monday 13 January 2014 and will feature a changing display of artwork from community based artists in the program room. The new space is intended to create visual interest for groups, generate conversations, and provide an opportunity for local people to display artwork. Artists interested in using the space can contact Caroline Sarah, Community Access and Support Coordinator on 03 5421 1666. A new Social Support & Respite program will operate from Romsey beginning Friday 17 January 201410.30am-2.30pm every week. There are currently some vacancies in this program. [...]

13 11, 2013

CEO Organisational Report

By |2014-02-04T11:59:16+10:00November 13th, 2013|

Summary of CEO presentation at Cobaw's Annual General Meeting November 2013 The year has been another exciting, rewarding and demanding 12 months for the entire organisation. The year has had many highlights: We are working in partnership with Castlemaine and Northern Districts Community Health Services and software developer Knowledge Community to develop what we believe will be a best practice client management software system. Quality  Accreditation Last December after three days of independent audits we were granted Quality Accreditation. During the year we implemented a whole new structure to embed quality into our every day practice; I thank the many staff [...]

30 10, 2013

Cobaw Moves To Improve & Expand Services

By |2014-02-04T11:59:16+10:00October 30th, 2013|

Key health and support services in the Macedon Ranges are set to expand, with the announcement that Cobaw Community Health will relocate its allied health team of 12 into the space at Kyneton District Health (Kyneton Hospital). The move is likely to happen by the end of the November. Cobaw will retain its other service sites, including those in Woodend, Romsey Hub, and Kyneton and is looking to expand further in the Macedon Ranges. Cobaw is an independent not for profit company which currently provides services across 5 sites in the district, employing 90 staff. But increasing services to meet demand [...]