Melbourne News

Werribee Mercy Hospital expansion celebrates its high point

Tuesday 5 September 2017

Media and Communications Office

Werribee Mercy Hospital’s highly anticipated $93 million expansion has reached the highest point of construction. 

Work started in February this year and has involved building an additional four storeys on top of the existing Catherine McAuley Centre. The highest point of the hospital now stands at 31.2 metres and boasts inspiring views of the Wyndham area out to the You Yangs, the city skyline and the bay. 

Victoria’s Health Minister Jill Hennessy, along with Member for Werribee Tim Pallas, toured the construction site on Friday, alongsiderepresentatives from Mercy Health to mark the milestone. 

Indigenous scholar a London-bound winner

Tuesday 5 September 2017

Media and Communications Office

Ruby Warber relocated to Melbourne from the country town of Collie in Western Australia at just 17, to pursue her dream of becoming a clinical psychologist; now 27 with a Masters of Clinical Psychology, the Australian Catholic University graduate is off to London.

Ruby was recently awarded a Roberta Sykes Education Foundation scholarship to undertake a Masters of Science in Global Population Health at the London School of Economics.

The scholarship, administered by the Aurora Education Foundation, helps outstanding Indigenous graduates to undertake postgraduate study at prestigious overseas universities.
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