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List of publicly funded homebirth programs

List of publicly funded homebirth programs

Publicly funded homebirth is available for a small number of women in programs across Australia. The number of publicly funded homebirth programs is growing. If you are eligible for Medicare these programs are free. You will find a list of publicly funded homebirth programs below. If you know of a homebirth program that is not listed here - please email Jane with the details.

ACT

No publicly funded homebirth programs found

New South Wales

Belmont Birthing Service Homebirth Program
Belmont Hospital, Croudace Bay Road, Belmont NSW 2280
T: (02) 4923 2204
W: www.hnehealth.nsw.gov.au/HavingABaby/Pages/Belmont-Midwifery-Group-Practice.aspx

Mullumbimby Homebirth Program
Azalea Street, Mullumbimby NSW 2482
T: 02 6639 8226
W: nnswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/about/hospitals/mullumbimby-district-war-memorial-hospital/mullumbimby-birth-centre/the-home-birth-program/

SESIAHS - AMICHS Illawarra Shoalhaven
Shellharbour Square, Shellharbour NSW 2529
T: 02 4295 2418

Wollongong Hospital Homebirth Service

Wollongong Hospital, Crown Street, Wollongong NSW 2500
T: 02 4222 5000

Northern Territory

Alice Springs Hospital Midwifery Group Practice
Alice Springs, NT 0870
T: 08 8951 7067

Community Midwifery Practice & Homebirth Service
Casuarina NT 0811
T: 0417 810 535
W: health.nt.gov.au/Womens_Health/Maternal_and_Infant_Health/Home_Birthing/index.aspx

Queensland

No publicly funded homebirth programs found

South Australia

WCH Midwifery Group Practice
Women's and Children's Hospital
72 King William Rd, North Adelaide, SA 5066
T: 08 8161 7819
W: www.wch.sa.gov.au/services/az/divisions/wab/mid_gp/index.html

Northern Area Midwifery Group Practice
Lyell McEwin Hospital
Haydown Road, Elizabeth Vale, SA 5112
T: 08 82820355

Southern Midwifery Group Practice
Flinders Medical Centre  
Flinders Drive, Bedford Park, SA 5042
T: 08 8204 3128
W: www.flinders.sa.gov.au/womenandchildren/pages/maternity/7456/

Tasmania

Royal Hobart Hospital Midwifery Group Practice
329 Main Rd, Glenorchy, TAS 7010
T: 03 6222 8308
W: www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/service_information/services_files/launceston_general_hospital/treatments_and_services/midwifery_group_practice

Victoria

Casey Hospital – Monash Health
Home Birth Unit
62 Kangan Drive, Berwick, VIC 3806
T: 03 8768 1200
W: www.monashwomens.org/maternity/

Sunshine Hospital
Birth Unit
176 Furlong Road, St Albans, VIC 3021
T: 03 8345 1333
W:  www.westernhealth.org.au/Services/Womens_and_Children/MaternityServices/Pages/Options-for-pregnancy-care.aspx#homebirth

Western Australia

Bunbury Midwifery Group Practice
Bunbury Regional Hospital
Robertson Drive, Bunbury, WA 6230
T: 08 9722 1487
W: www.kemh.health.wa.gov.au/having_a_baby_in_WA/bunbury.htm

The BumpWA Community Midwifery Program
Level 1, 162 Grand Boulevard, Joondalup, WA 6027
T: 08 9301 9227
W: http://thebumpwa.org.au

Updated 24 August 2015

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