Homebirth on Medicare in Australia 

Are you interested in more information about Homebirth options in Australia?
Here is a list of hospitals or health services that provide Medicare funded access to home birth.

New South Wales

Belmont Birthing Service Homebirth Program

Freestanding birth centre within Belmont Hospital, also offering a homebirth service.

Belmont District Hospital
Croudace Bay Rd, Belmont
Ph: (02) 4923 2204
Midwifery Coordinator: Carolyn Hastie, 0428 112 786

St George Hospital Homebirth Service

img_1128-300x225The hospital has a homebirth service aka the maternity outreach program.

St George Hospital
Gray Street, Kogarah
Ph: (02) 9113 1111

Robin Skewes CMC at Tamworth Base Hospital -is authorised to attend homebirths through the public system.

Womens bodies emulate nature – the cervix opens like a rose…

South Australia

Midwifery Group Practice WCH

Midwife-led care model, offering known midwife plus back-up midwife through pregnancy, birth (in hospital or home) and first six weeks postnatal.

Women’s and Children’s Hospital (public)
72 King William Rd, North Adelaide
ph: (08) 8161 7819

Book in via first appointment with Women’s Outpatients Clinic on (08) 8161 7592
contact – [email protected]

Northern Women’s Community Midwifery Program

Offers known midwife plus back-up through pregnancy, birth and first 4-6 weeks postnatal. Located within Northern

Women’s Community Health Centre
28 Philip Highway, Elizabeth
ph: (08) 8252 3711

Western Australia

Community Midwifery Programme

Run via Community Midwifery WA based in Fremantle Community Midwifery Programme (CMP) Community based midwife-led service, providing continuity of care throughout pregnancy, birth and postnatally.

Unit 1, 40 Pearse Street, North Fremantle
ph: 08 9430 6882

336 Oxford St, Leederville
ph: 08 9242 3330

Northern Territory

Community Midwifery Practice & Homebirth Service

Northern Territory government supported home birth service within the Community Health Branch of the Department of Health & Community Services (DHCS).

Darwin: (mobile) 0417 810 535
Alice Springs: (mobile) 0401 114 188