Welcome to WHA!

WHA is the peak body for hospitals providing maternity & women's healthcare across Australia. With more than 100 member services, WHA members support nearly 150,000 women to give birth every year across Australia (more than 2/3 of public births), making us the largest women’s health advocacy, networking & maternity benchmarking organisation in Australia.

WHA welcomes new members St John of God - Midland Public Hospital (WA), Country Health SA Local Health Network, Redcliffe Hospital (QLD)

  • St John of God Midland Public Hospital is Perth’s newest hospital providing free medical and surgical care for patients in the east metropolitan and Wheatbelt regions. We provide a comprehensive range of services including emergency medicine, critical care, day chemotherapy, paediatric care, aged and stroke care, maternity and general surgery. Our 307-bed public hospital is operated under a public-private partnership between the State Government and St John of God Health Care. 
  • Country Health SA Local Health Network is a part of SA Health which oversees the rural health system in South Australia.  There are 21 services across Country SA which will take part in WHA. They are transforming health care and delivering health benefits to rural and remote South Australia.
  • Redcliffe Hospital offers a wide range of healthcare services to women and their babies from the Redcliffe Peninsula and surrounding areas.  The dedicated team has a reputation for providing high quality care, and do their very best to ensure that your comfort and needs are met through the very high standards achieved at the hospital.  

WHA Special Interest Groups

WHA has 11 Special Interest Groups that meet regularly by teleconference to share information, ideas, tools and resources on solutions to common problems and innovative practices to improve outcomes. To take part in one of these groups please e-mail us