Medical Centres


Dr Renier Swart

Central Highlands General Practice,
6896 Lyell Highway, Ouse.

Ph: 6122 2016
Fax: 6287 1355

Monday: 8.30am – 4.30pm
Tuesday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Wednesday: 8.30am – 12.30pm
Thursday: 8.30am – 5.00pm
Friday: 8.30am – 3.30pm

Central Highlands Community Health Service

6286 Lyell Highway, Ouse.

Ph: 6122 2000

Monday to Friday: 8am – 4.30pm
excluding public holidays and weekends.


Central Highlands Rural Primary Health Service

The Rural Primary Health Service Program is a Commonwealth-funded initiative that supports community-identified primary health care priorities relating to the prevention and treatment of illness in small rural and remote communities.

Services provided in the Central Highlands include: health promotion, family & youth health, chronic condition management, individual and group exercise, lifestyle programs, women’s & men’s health, mental health services and podiatry.

The service also conducts community training and a wide range of health promoting activities and events.

Ash Cottage
Lyell Highway, Ouse
Ph: 6287 2001

Rural Alive and Well

raw-logoRural Alive and Well Inc is a not for profit organisation delivering suicide prevention and community wellbeing services to the Central Highlands and other Tasmanian regions.

Rural Alive & Well Inc is also funded to provide a suicide prevention and community wellbeing service for Forest Workers, their families and associated businesses who have been impacted by recent changes to the Forest Industry within Tasmania.

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The Right Place

Central Highlands Council is proud to be a member of The Right Place program.

The Right Place aims to better connect people with health and community services. It is a health literacy initiative, originating in the Huon Valley, which is assisting communities to enhance knowledge of available services and support access to local health and community services. The Right Place initiative aims to address the locally identified need for:

  • Improved access to health and community services in the local area
  • Improved coordination of the health and community services in the local area
  • Improved health literacy of the community and member organisations
  • Ensuring people are referred to the right service, in the right place at the right time

The locally identified needs will be addressed by:

  • Improving service provider and community members’ knowledge of services
  • Communication through providing direct information and support in an accessible way
  • Building connection between services.

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