About

The Apollo Bay & District Health Foundation commenced on 20 May 1999 to manage ‘a public charitable trust to provide support to, promote and protect the health of, people in the District of Apollo Bay in the State of Victoria.’ The Apollo Bay ‘District’ can be regarded generally as extending approximately from Wye River through Apollo Bay to Lavers Hill and from the coast to a line drawn from Lavers Hill to Forrest.

Under the Foundation Charter, assistance can be provided to the following areas:

  • Allied health
  • Home nursing
  • Family and community support
  • Childcare
  • Community health
  • Home and community care
  • Adult education
  • Acute care services
  • Residential aged care
  • Public hospital services
  • Health services
  • Aged care services
  • Community care services

Foundation Strategy

The Foundation achieves its objectives by building an investment base managed by the Trustees. Income generated from this base is made available to one or more of the above areas through a grants process.