Kununurra Medical to Expand its Services at New Facility

Kununurra Medical to Expand its Services at New Facility

11 Nov 19
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Categories: News

On the 14th of October 2019, the Kununurra Medical Centre, with the support of Lotterywest, held its sod turning ceremony to commence construction of the new Wunan Health and Wellbeing Centre. In attendance at the event were Dr. Stephanie Trust (Senior Medical Officer at Kununurra Medical), Mr. Ian Trust (Chairperson of Wunan Foundation, Mr. Viane Watson (CEO of Wunan Foundation) and Ms Josie Farrer MLA (Member for the Kimberley, representing  Hon. Ben Wyatt MLA (Treasurer; Minister for Finance; Aboriginal Affairs; Lands Member for Victoria Park), among other notable members of the community.

The ceremony marked the first step for the construction of a Health and Wellbeing Centre in Kununurra, to improve access to healthcare options for the whole community. ‘Kununurra is limited in terms of its access to private health and allied health care services,’ said Dr. Trust, ‘we aim to increase our GP, Specialist and Allied health services to our local and surrounding areas but to also to cater for the tourist season’.

The Health and Wellbeing centre will feature a range of facilities including in-house pathology, pharmacy, dental room, physiot

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