Site Detail40

Name and address of main site

Greater Green Triangle UDRH (Greater Health)
Deakin University Warrnambool Campus
Sherwood Park
Princes Highway
(PO Box 423)
Warrnambool VIC 3280

Collaborating universities

Flinders University, Deakin University

Number and location of additional sites (with office space, personnel)

2 additional sites - Hamilton, Mt Gambier

Mission statement

To create a 'Network for Excellence' in health professional education and population and health services research throughout the Greater Green Triangle region

Start date


Total staffing numbers


Student numbers

1-2 w Under

2+ w Under

1-2 w Post

2+w Post



2008 (Jan-June)


Capital works and facilities as at July 2008


  • Office space for 18 staff members (shared facilities with Deakin University)
  • 1 student learning centre with workstations for 8 students
  • 1 small library in the office
  • Access to Deakin University Warrnambool campus library facilities
  • Access to all Deakin University Warnambool campus meeting rooms and facilities including video conferencing
  • Student accomodation: one 5 bedroom house with internet, printing and telephone facilities (GGT owned)


  • Office facilities for 8 staff members (leased through WDHS)
  • 1 meeting room for 10 people (rented premises)
  • 1 student training room with 5 work stations and printing facilities
  • Access to Western District Health Services Conference and Education Centre:
    • 1 auditorium seating 106 people
    • 1 boardroom seating 14 people, video conference facilities
    • 2 seminar rooms
    • 1 small meeting room
  • Student accomodation: one 2 bedroom unit (rented) and one 3 bedroom house (rented) with phone access

Mt Gambier

  • GGT UDRH owns the following facilities jointly with Flinders University Rural Clinical School
    • 1 board room with video-conferencing facilities and tele-conferencing facilities
    • 1 lecture theatre seating 14 people with overhead projector and screen (or 20 seated at tables, 40 seats only and 50 standing room only)
    • 1 clinical skills lab with wet floor area, training area and 1 large or 2 small rooms
    • 1 computer study room with 8 computer stations and 1 printer (24/7 access)
  • UDRH specific facilities include:
    • Office facilities for 4 people (excluding shared facility administrator and receptionist)
    • Hub office area for 2 people (including UDRH student support officer)
    • Extra office or hub areas can be allocated upon request
  • Student accomodation: one 3 bedroom house (rented) including communcal study area with computers, internet, printer and telephone facilities

Main areas of research interest

  • Workforce: identify and evaluate strategues to recruit and retain allied health professionals
  • Health services research: chronic disease management, quality improvement in health care, innovative methods of health care delivery, evaluation of health care programs and systems
  • Public health: community health monitoring, risk factor surveys, prevalence and prevention of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

40Data information provided by the UDRH, as at August 2008, unless otherwise specified
41Figures sourced from 2007 six-monthly reports