The new Central Highlands Rural Health Board met for the first time earlier this month following the voluntary amalgamation of Kyneton District Health and Hepburn Health Services.

The new Board brings together a strong and diverse team of highly skilled, experienced and community-oriented leaders who are passionate about the region and committed to high quality health care for local people.

There are ten members sitting on the new Board including local representatives from the previous Kyneton District Health and Hepburn Health Services boards.

The newly Appointed Board Directors are as follows: Emeritus Professor Peter Matthews (Chair), Cr Kate Redwood (Deputy Chair), Hon Mary Delahunty, Professor Andrea Driscoll, Professor Alexander Heriot, Ms Bronwyn Malignaggi, Ms Karen O’Sullivan, Mr Greg Pullen, Mr Phillip Thompson and Professor Jeffrey Zajac.