We care for people at every stage of life

Our mission

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 mission
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Our values

Our values of compassion, hospitality, respect, innovation, stewardship and teamwork guide us in all that we do.

Our values
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Our history

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.

Our history
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Research

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.

Research
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Careers

Find out more about working with Mercy Health.

Careers

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.

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Latest news

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Archbishop of Canberra to open innovative approach to aged care living

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Mercy Place Mount St Joseph’s residential aged care home residents and staff will be in celebration mode when their home is officially opened on Thursday.

Archbishop of Canberra to open innovative approach to aged care living
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Students connect with residents through books and song

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Grade 2 students from St Mary’s Catholic Primary School in Dandenong are turning the tables on adults, reading stories to elderly Mercy Place Dandenong residents every Tuesday morning at the residential aged care home.

Students connect with residents through books and song
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Remembrance service held to recognise babies lost

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More than 300 people gathered on 15 October at the Melbourne Museum to remember babies lost to miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death at the inaugural Victorian Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Service.

Remembrance service held to recognise babies lost

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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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Providing feedback

We value feedback from the people we care for, including from your families, friends, carers, and the broader community. Find out how to register a concern, complaint or compliment, or make a suggestion for improvement at Mercy Health.

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Latest news

Read the latest from Mercy Health, including what we’re doing in the community, information on general health developments, and other news from around our organisation.

Latest news