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Community Partnerships

Bendigo Bank

A group of interested community members was briefed by Bendigo Bank in February 2003 in relation to the proposal to establish Merbein Community Bank® Branch.


The new branch was officially launched and opened for business on Wednesday 21 July 2004.


Chaffey Aged is proud to bank with and support the Merbein Community Bank.


You can find out more information through their Website or Facebook Page.


Treffene's Hot Bread

Treffene's Bakery supply Chaffey Aged Care daily with all our fresh bread requirements.  The bakery also gets behind and supports Chaffey by donating bread to all our big events, like BBQ day, family gatherings, Christmas and other social events.

Merbein Fire Brigade

Our local fire brigade support Chaffey Aged Care in so many ways. From emergency call outs to fundraising and social visits, the volunteers of our local CFA are vital to assisting us in providing a safe environment for residents.

Mildura Base Hospital

Mildura Base Hospital is a 146 bed (level 1) tertiary teaching Hospital.


Mildura Base Hospital provides public hospital services on behalf of the Victorian Government to the Community of Mildura and the Sunraysia District.


The hospital provides a range of Acute Services including Emergency, Maternity, Intensive Care, General Medicine and Surgery, Medical Imaging, Pathology, Dialysis, Mental Health (Inpatient and community services) and a range of Ambulatory Services.


You can find out about more about the services of Mildura Base Hospital on their Website.

Vanilla Slice Triumph

Australian Vanilla Slice and Dried Fruit Baking Competition, a culinary event, is held in Merbein, Victoria, on the third Saturday in August. In 2014 the event is on Saturday 16 August. The day kicks off at 8.30am with a Foodies Festival in Commercial Street, Merbein.

The baking competitions have sections that range from Professional through to Amateur. Judges for the Professional section are from the baking industry.


You can find out more on the Vanilla Slice Triumph Facebook Page.



Medicare Local

Lower Murray Medicare Local became operational on 1 January 2012.

The organisation is funded by the Commonwealth Government under the National Health Reform Agreement.

The Lower Murray Medicare Local works with GP's, allied health professionals, private health service providers, community health organisations and community members to identify gaps in primary care services and address these through shared planning.


There is more information about Lower Murray Medicare Local on their Website.

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