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Awabakal Aboriginal Medical Service

To speak to an Aboriginal Health Worker, contact Awabakal Aboriginal Medical Service or phone (02) 4907 8555.

Interpreters are available in public hospitals. More information

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Calvary Mater Newcastle is a major hospital, with 195 beds, in Newcastle New South Wales. It is the major cancer care centre for the Hunter New England region. It provides a wide range of medical and surgical services including chemotherapy, radiation therapy and haematology oncology. It is supported by a 24 hour emergency department, intensive care and cancer clinical trials units. Calvary Mater Newcastle is part of the Hunter New England Local Health District.

Cancers treated: This hospital treats a range of cancers covered by the multidisciplinary teams listed on this page.

People who require complex surgery should be referred to a specialist:

  • who is a member of a multidisciplinary team and
  • that practises at one of the specialist centres

Contact details

Corner of Edith and Platt Streets Waratah NSW 2298

Allied health & supportive care

  • Dietician
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Interpreter
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Pathologist

Parking and transport

Hospital Map

Find your way around Calvary Mater Newcastle with this hospital map.


Parking available onsite. Accessible parking available onsite. Visit Calvary Mater Newcastle parking information for more details. 


A telephone is available at the hospital to call a taxi.

Public Transport

This hospital is accessible by bus and train. It is a 5 minute walk from Waratah train station. To plan your trip go to Transport for NSW.

Community Transport 

You may be eligible for community transport. Visit Aboriginal Transport Development Worker Hunter Region - Awabakal Newcastle Aboriginal Co-Operative and Newcastle Community Transport for more information.

Travel and Accommodation Help

If you live in a rural area and need help to travel to this service visit NSW Government IPTAAS for more information.

Last updated: 2 May 2019