Events

Mercy Health is a proud and active participant in the community. We encourage you to keep up to date with our many events as we celebrate milestones, initiatives and support valuable causes.

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

  • Event Date: 9 July 2019

The event at Werribee Mercy Hospital, hosted by Ms Erin Wilson, Program Director Ambulatory, Community & Allied Health Services, began with a heartfelt Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony performed by Aunty Di Kerr and her daughter Melissa Kerr. Aunty Di is a respected Elder and valued friend to Mercy Health and a great supporter…

Celebrating NAIDOC Week

Mercy Health Foundation Ball

  • Event Date: 31 May 2019
  • Location: Savoy Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Melbourne

Mercy Perinatal strives to keep little hearts beating for the first 300 days after conception. Developmentally these first nine months are arguably the most important months of our whole lives. Your overwhelming support has helped us raise over $150,000 to support Mercy Perinatal’s commitment in clinical care, education and research to improve the health of…

Mercy Health Foundation Ball

Mercy Place Montrose Open Day

  • Event Date: 6 April 2019
  • Location: Mercy Place Montrose

Saturday 6 April, 12-4pm You are invited to the Mercy Place Montrose Open Day to meet our friendly staff, experience our inviting community precinct and tour our brand new small households designed to promote independence, choice and relationships. Our new small households feature a modern, open-plan dining room, kitchen and large living area. With your own…

Mercy Place Montrose Open Day

Mercy Place Albury Official Opening and Blessing Ceremony

  • Event Date: 1 April 2019

Wiradjuri Elder and Traditional Custodian Aunty Nancy Rooke welcomed guests to Wiradjuri land and thanked Mercy Health for being helpful, loving and caring to her people. Mercy Place Albury’s households were opened in two stages. The first round of residents were welcomed last year and the second intake of residents moved into the remaining households…

Mercy Place Albury Official Opening and Blessing Ceremony

Harmony Day

  • Event Date: 21 March 2019

With almost half of Australia’s population hailing from overseas, it is important to formally acknowledge how our differences make both our workplace and country stronger. The theme for 2019 was #everyonebelongs. Mercy Health employees originate from more than 100 countries, come from more than 80 different cultural backgrounds and speak more than 70 languages, which…

Harmony Day

Mercy Care Centre Young Cocktail Party

  • Event Date: 9 March 2019
  • Location: Clifton House & Gardens

Join us for a night of entertainment and to help raise funds to refurbish the Palliative Care rooms and courtyards at the Mercy Care Centre Young. Updating these spaces will allow Mercy Care Centre Young to continue to provide the best possible service to our patients and the Hilltops Community.   Mercy Care Centre Young…

Mercy Care Centre Young Cocktail Party

International Women’s Day

  • Event Date: 8 March 2019

The theme for 2019 was Balance for Better. Gender balance benefits everyone and is not simply a women’s issue. Together we can accelerate change.   As part of our International Women’s Day celebrations, Mercy Health Chair Ms Virginia Bourke prepared a short video message. Virginia is Mercy Health’s first female Chair. A significant achievement given that…

International Women’s Day
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Mercy Place Shepparton information session

  • Event Date: 4 March 2019
  • Location: Mercy Place Shepparton

Hear from guest speaker Peter Kruger, Dawes and Vary Lawyers to learn about managing your affairs. Peter will provide advice on preparing powers of attorney, appointing guardianship and medical decision makers. You will also have the opportunity to meet Loretta Lilford, Pastoral Carer who will get you thinking about your end of life wishes. Tours…

Mercy Place Shepparton information session

Mercy Place East Melbourne free wine and cheese evening

  • Event Date: 21 February 2019
  • Location: Mercy Place East Melbourne

Join us to meet our friendly staff over cheese and wine in our club room and rooftop balcony and hear from our special guest speaker Mary De Angelis from MD Financial Planning. MD Financial Planning have helped thousands of people understand the complexities of aged care planning. They can help you work out the costs,…

Mercy Place East Melbourne free wine and cheese evening

Family Christmas Mass 2018

  • Event Date: 10 December 2018

On Monday 10 December our annual Family Christmas Mass was held in the chapel at the Academy of Mary Immaculate in Fitzroy and was attended by employees, families and friends of Mercy Health as well as Sisters of Mercy. Fr Michael Elligate led the service and carols were beautifully sung by the talented Academy of…

Family Christmas Mass 2018