Echuca Regional Health services the Shire of Campaspe, which encompasses an area of 4,518 square kilometres, and the cross-border Murray River Council, with an area of 11,865 square kilometres. Campaspe Shire is located in Victoria’s Loddon Mallee Region, 208km north of Melbourne. Townships and small settlements in Campaspe Shire include: Echuca, Kyabram, Rochester and Tongala amongst others. The estimated population is 36,814.
Murray River Council is located along the southern border of New South Wales, with an estimated population of 11,500 with approximately 53% of the population residing in Moama. The Council was formed in 2016 following the amalgamation of the Murray Shire and Wakool Shire. Major townships and small settlements in Murray River Council include: Moama, Barham, Mathoura, Moulamein and Wakool amongst others.
The Health Service, in its 140th year, has an operating budget of $98 million and a staff base of 1080 representing 625 equivalent full time staff. ERH provides a comprehensive range of acute, medical, surgical and sub-acute services plus residential aged care and a broad range of community healthcare services.