Community

The Shire of Kulin is located in the heart of the WA Wheatbelt and covers an area of 4,700 square kilometres. The Shire encompasses the towns of Kulin, Pingaring, Dudinin, Jitarning and Holt Rock.

Medical Services

The Kulin Medical Centre is located on Johnston Street, next door to the Shire offices.

General Practitioner (Kulin)

PH: 08 9880 1315
The Kulin Medical Centre has a General Practitioner visiting Tuesdays and Fridays. If you require medication you can fax your script to the Narrogin or Corrigin Pharmacy and receive your medication the following day.

To make an appointment please call the Kondinin Family Practice on: 9889 1753 or 0429082746

Health Nurses

PH: 08 9880 1056
Health nurses provide an outpatient clinic between the hours of 9am and 11am Monday to Friday. The nurses offer a service that includes:

  • Dressings
  • Blood Pressures
  • Minor Medical assistance
  • Taking Bloods and sending them for Pathology testing.
  • Assisting the Doctor with minor procedures.
  • Health Promotion relating to certain Medical conditions.
  • Provide client assessment and referrals to Primary Health Services.
  • Assessing clients who require Extended Care Services.

Please note that the heath nurses DO NOT provide emergency assistance. Any emergency is dealt with by Kondinin Hospital or by calling 000.

Home and Community Care (HACC)

PH: 08 9880 1056
The Nurses also coordinate the Aged Care Services for the Shires of Kulin and Kondinin. 

HACC (Home and Community Care) is generally defined as providing in home services to a frail older person or a person with a disability, who has an ongoing functional limitation which is impacting on their ability to manage day to day activities. Through assessing HACC support, they are assisted to remain living at home.

Child Health Nurse

A Child Health Nurse is available fortnightly to deliver child health services and immunisations.

Miranda O'Brien
Community Health Nurse
WA Country Health Services - Wheatbelt
Southern Country Health Service
Kulin Health Centre
PH: 9880 1056
FAX: 9880 1057
EMAIL: Miranda.O'Brien@health.wa.gov.au

Asthma Educator

Miranda O'Brien
Community Health Nurse
WA Country Health Services - Wheatbelt
Southern Country Health Service
Kulin Health Centre
PH: 9880 1056 
FAX: 9880 1057
EMAIL: Miranda.O'Brien@health.wa.gov.au

Visiting Services

Southern Wheatbelt Primary Health Services
PH:
98810385
Dietician
Speech Therapy
Ocupational Therapy
Physiotherapy
Please call 98810385 for visiting date in Kulin

Graham Shipway – Optometrist
GS Health Pty Ltd
PH: 6461 6006
EMAIL: Contacts4eyes@gmail.com

Massage Therapist
June Richards
Remedial Massage
Lymphatic Massage
Hot Stone Massage
By appointment
PH: 0427 703 275
EMAIL: Junerichards1212@gmail.com

Central Agcare
Food Vouchers and financial Assistance 90632037
House hold items The Harvest Place 9880 4015

Share and Care
Community Services Group
Seniors & Yonger Disabled Services
Mental Health & Respite Services
PH: (08) 9622 5195
WEB: www.shareandcare.com.au

Aboriginal Health Care Worker
Fortnightly visits to Kulin
For more information contact Rachel Andrews
9894 1222

 

Services available at Kondinin Hospital

PH: 08 9894 1222

  • Continence advisor
  • Mental Well Being
  • Hospital Respite
  • Family Councillor
  • Please contact the Kondinin Hospital for a full list of services offered.

Help and Counselling Services

If you are going through a tough or difficult time, remember there is always someone to talk to and people there to help. Please contact one of services listed below. All are staffed by qualified counsellors.

Rurallink 
1800 552 002 - Specialist after Hours Mental Health Telephone Service for rural communities of WA

LifeLine
13 11 14 - 24hr Crisis support (Free from mobiles)

MensLine Australia
1300 78 99 78 – telephone support, information and referralservice for men

Suicide Call Back Service
1300 659 467 – free nationwide telephone support service providing up to six 50 minute counselling sessions

Online Resources
Suicide Prevention Strategy http://www.livingisforeveryone.com.au beyondblue www.beyondblue.org.au

Freebairn Recreation Centre Employment Opportunity

The Freebairn Recreation Centre is seeking capable and enthusiastic staff to undertake the following positions associated with running the bar and function components of the FRC. These include:

  • Permanent Part-time Bar Attendant
  • Casual Bar Staff
  • Part-time Facility Cleaner

Primary duties include hospitality responsibilities, bar service, as well as cleaning and maintenance of the bar facilities in the centre’s function areas. Hours for each position are negotiable with an ongoing requirement for at least 30 hours per week across an individual role with another 30-50 hours across casual roles dependent upon facility bookings.

Applicants must possess RSA certification and ideally have experience within the hospitality industry.  On the job training will be provided.

This is a multi-faceted role and we are seeking applicants who have the desire to become involved and be a key-player in the operations of the FRC.  Weekend work will form a significant component of the role.

Key Points:

  • Employed under Local Government Industry Award 2020 (salary negotiable dependent upon final role and responsibilities)
  • Must be adaptable, possess great time management skills and exhibit initiative.
  • RSA certification is required.
  • Uniform provided.
  • A vehicle would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Accommodation potentially available via negotiation dependent upon final role.

The position is available on an ongoing basis with a starting date to be negotiated.

For further information and to apply, please email: reccentre@kulin.wa.gov.au

In order to apply for this role please forward a covering letter outlining experiences and motivation for your application as well as a copy of your current Resume to:

 Freebairn Recreation Centre Manager - reccentre@kulin.wa.gov.au

PO Box 125

Kulin WA 6365

 Applications close Wednesday April 7, 2021.

* Please note, there are other opportunities for cleaning and maintenance of the wider FRC amenities.  Please contact the Centre Manager via email to discuss if you are available for casual hours.

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