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Moranbah

Mackay Hospital and Health Service
About Moranbah

Moranbah is a large mining town located in the Peak Downs region, south west of Mackay. Originally pastoral lands, Moranbah was established to service the developing Goonyella and Peak Downs Mines. Moranbah is a modern town with excellent educational, sporting and recreational facilities. Situated only a couple of hours drive from the coastal city of Mackay, Moranbah offers the best in country living with access to beaches and the Whitsunday tropical islands.


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The Moranbah Hospital is a 12 bed facility providing a range of in-patient and out-patient services including 24 hour emergency care, general medical and post-surgical admissions, respite and palliative care, radiographer/sonographer/medical imaging, physiotherapy services, and tele-health clinics for emergency, inpatient and specialist outpatient consultations.

Outpatient services include, dressing clinics; RFDS MO Womens Health Clinic, mobile womens health nurse, antenatal and postnatal clinics (shared care with private practice medical officers), and antenatal classes.

Community health services include, dietetics, physiotherapy, cccupational therapy, speech pathology, psychology, social work, school based youth health nurse, child protection liaison officer, Meals on Wheels, home visits and support, immunisation clinics, child and adult federally funded programs, school health screening, child health clinics, Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS), health promotion and diabetic resources.

Community mental health services inclusive of adult and child clinicians, dual diagnosis and Indigenous advanced mental health worker, Alcohol Tobacco & Other Drugs Service (ATODS), and needle & syringe program access.

Living in Moranbah

Due to the huge number of mine workers flocking to the town in recent years, rental prices are on the increase. The average house price in Moranbah is likewise higher than other towns in the region. HOWEVER, Moranbah is currently experiencing a housing shortage so if you do buy or build your own home, you will be securing yourself a guaranteed return on investment.

Pets are extremely popular in Moranbah and the Isaac Regional Council regularly offers discounts on registration of pets to encourage people to take responsibility for their domestic animals and to microchip and de-sex their pets.


Local must see!

Donít miss the annual Moranbah Rotary Home and Leisure Show held in October each year. With kidís rides such as jumping castles as well as exhibitions, food stall and live entertainment, the Home and Leisure Show has something for everyone.


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  • 6 education facilities (Preparatory Year followed by Year 1 to Year 12), including a special education unit
  • Childcare facilities
  • Moranbah Arts Council
  • Moranbah Community Radio
  • Moranbah Fair Shopping Centre including Coles supermarket, Target and more
  • Police station
  • Moranbah library
  • Bank of Queensland, Wide Bay Australia, ANZ and National Australia Bank facilities
  • Emergency services
  • Australia Post
  • Anglican, Assemblies of God and Uniting churches
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  • Sporting clubs and facilities including Olympic size pool, tennis, golf, motocross, hockey, netball and all codes of football
  • Peak Range National park
  • Peak Downs Mine tour
  • Skate park
  • Federation walk
  • Walking trail
  • Moranbah Rotary Home and Leisure Show in October
  • Parks and gardens
  • Isaacs River - fishing, picnicking, hiking
  • Lake Elphinstone - camping, boating, swimming, waterskiing, fishing
  • Twin cinema
  • Anglo Coal Moranbah mine
Moranbah Town Centre Moranbah Town Centre Queensland Health facility address
Physical Address:
Elliott Street MORANBAH QLD 4744
Postal Address:
PO Box 99 MORANBAH QLD 4744
General Phone:
+61 7 4941 4600
General Fax:
+61 7 4941 4610
Office Hours:
0800 to 1700
Real life stories
Deidre Bradshaw, Clinical Neuro Psychologist
Deidre Bradshaw Clinical Neuro Psychologist
Mackay Hospital
"I enjoy the wide variety of patients I see in one day. Everybody is unique and interesting in their own way".
Audrey Kenny, RN, Mackay Hospital
Audrey Kenny RN, Mackay Hospital "I love the lifestyle - you can get a wide variety of experiences and still have relatively close proximity to family despite the distance".
Megan Norris, Physiotherapist, Mackay Hospital
Megan Norris Physiotherapist, Mackay Hospital "Its the work in different areas, the support form colleagues and the diverse after-work activities that make Mackay great".
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