Welcome to Portland District Health

Providing safe and cost effective primary, acute and aged care services to resident of the Portland district.

Portland District Health services the Glenelg Shire with major population centres being the city of Portland and the townships of Heywood, Narrawong, Tyrendarra and Nelson.

The population which we service is approximately 16,739.

Our vision is that Portland District Health will deliver excellence in health services through continually challenging ourselves to do better and creatively meeting the needs of the community by listening, living and working together.

Latest Documents

3 Jul 2014
Portland District Health invites tenders for the provision of the following goods: Fruit and Vegetable Supply 2014 - 001 Gardening Services 2014 - 002 Security Services 2014 - 003 Meat Supply 2014 - 004 
19 Jun 2014


Volunteers play a vital role within Portland District Health.

For more information about areas where volunteers assist our patient, clients and staff or to register your interest as a new volunteer, click here.

Portland Aluminium - Partnering Stronger Communities

Learn how PDH has partnered with Portland Aluminium to create an emergency transfer fund, providing accommodation and/or return airfares to immediate family members of younger patients who have been transferred from Portland to Melbourne for emergency care. [read more]

Latest News

Monday 15 September 2014
Portland District Health has a new look Board of Management with five new directors appointed. [read more]
Friday 12 September 2014
Three hundred Portland district residents have rallied to take a community stand against the damaging impacts of alcohol, ice and other drugs. [read more]
Thursday 11 September 2014
Preliminary works have started on Portland’s new helipad with power lines in Bentinck Street being removed. [read more]
Thursday 4 September 2014
A major parliamentary report into the supply and use of methamphetamine is further evidence of the need for local action against the drug, according to Glenelg Southern Grampians Drug Treatment Service... [read more]

News Briefs

Monday 15 September 2014:  
New alcohol and other drug intake and assessment procedures are now in operation for people in the Glenelg and Southern Grampians regions. [more info]
Thursday 4 September 2014:  
A men’s health night at Active Health Portland on September 10 will encourage men to take better care of their health. [more info]
Thursday 12 June 2014:  
Portland District Health is an important part of the local community and appreciates the terrific support it receives from local organisations and community groups. [more info]
Tuesday 6 May 2014:  
Portland District Health offers a range of health services for people who meet the criteria for HACC: [more info]
Friday 2 May 2014:  
Portland District Health and Active Health Portland offer a comprehensive podiatry for the local community. [more info]
Thursday 13 March 2014:  
Portland District Health and Active Health Portland offer a broad range of health education and exercise programs that help people return to good health. [more info]