Our mission – to bring God’s mercy to those in need – is our reason for being; why exist. It is supported by our values, the behaviours we aspire to demonstrate every day in our quest to care for those in need.
Our values of compassion, hospitality, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork guide us in all that we do.
Learn about the founding of the Sisters of Mercy, the emergence of the Order in Australia and the evolution of Mercy Health as the modern face of the Mercy ministry in health, aged care and community services.
Supported by Mercy Health's rich culture of innovation, our research communities are gaining worldwide recognition for their life-changing discoveries and promising research programs.
Our values in action
Zane describes ‘Care First’
Zane McKenzie gives his perspective on our services and what the Mercy Health model of care means for him.
Future of Ageing Awards 2019
Mercy Health is proud to announce that our innovative small household living approach to aged care at Mercy Place Ballarat was Highly Commended in the Property and Design category of the inaugural Future of Ageing Awards 2019. Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer Adjunct Professor Stephen Cornelissen says the approach is based on our Catholic…
Vale Geoff Handbury AO
The Board, Executive and staff of Mercy Health, Mercy Perinatal and Mercy Health Foundation were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mr Geoff Handbury AO on Tuesday 26 November. Mercy Health Group Chief Executive Officer Adj Professor Stephen Cornelissen paid tribute to Geoff Handbury for his character and generosity. “We would like to…
Give to the NSW Vinnies Bushfire Appeal
Donate now Bushfires are currently devastating several communities across Australia. Hundreds of homes have been lost, livelihoods destroyed and, tragically, some people have lost their loved ones. Vinnies is on the ground helping people as they deal with the immediate aftermath of fires, and will continue to be there as they rebuild their lives in…
Donate to the Mercy Health Foundation
You can help support Mercy Health initiatives such as the Mercy Health Breastmilk Bank, our Urgent Need Appeal, and research that improves health outcomes for people in need.
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