To the best of our knowledge, the following hospitals either own a pool or allow women to bring their own in.

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Western Australia

Armadale Hospital
http://www.ahs.health.wa.gov.au/

King Edwards Family Birthing Centre
http://www.kemh.health.wa.gov.au/services/fbc/index.htm

Northam
http://www.health.wa.gov.au/services/detail.cfm?Unit_ID=137

Narrogin
http://www.health.wa.gov.au/services/detail.cfm?Unit_ID=129

Manjimup
http://www.health.wa.gov.au/services/detail.cfm?Unit_ID=184

Port Hedland Hospital
http://www.health.wa.gov.au/services/detail.cfm?Unit_ID=152

New South Wales

St Georges Hospital
http://www.sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au/sgh/

Royal Hospital for Women
http://www.sesiahs.health.nsw.gov.au/rhw/

Mullumbimby Hospital
http://www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au/services/results_detailed.php?serviceid=57

Victoria

Box Hill Hospital
http://www.easternhealth.org.au/locations/boxhill/default.aspx

Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
http://www.brhs.com.au/

Geelong Hospital
http://www.barwonhealth.org.au/default.aspx

Benalla and District Memorial Hospital
http://www.benallahospital.com.au/

North East Health Wangaratta
http://www.myhospitals.gov.au/hospital/northeast-health-wangaratta

Mildura Aboriginal Corporation
http://www.connectingcare.com/provider.asp?site_id=296&pcp_id=22

Queensland

Mareeba District Hospital
http://www.health.qld.gov.au/wwwprofiles/cairns_mareeba_hosp.asp

Charters Towers Hospital
http://www.health.qld.gov.au/wwwprofiles/tville_ctowers_hc.asp

Northern Territory

Alice Springs Hospital
http://www.health.nt.gov.au/Hospitals/Alice_Springs_Hospital/index.aspx

 


 

Looks like Victoria is the most progressive state for Water birth in Australia...Good news for Victorians (-;

It takes a lot of hard work by the midwives in the hospitals to make pools available to women, so if they are not yet in your local hospital, then get behind the midwives and help make it an option for all women.

** Simply Birth Disclaimer ~ Just because the pools have been purchased, does not guarantee they will be in use, you may need to encourage the hospital to dig the pool out from a cupboard and blow the dust off, or it may have pride of place in a room. Its only by asking for and working for change , that it will happen.