If you're 50 and above, we may be able to book a Covid-19 vaccination.  Until now, the government have only supplied a small number of vaccines but we hope that'll improve in the coming weeks.  Wherever possible please book online or via the Hotdoc app.

If you're 40 and above please follow this link for further information https://www.premier.vic.gov.au/vaccine-roll-out-expand-all-victorians-40-and-over

Both Castlemaine Health and Bendigo Health are vaccinating also.  More information is available on their websites:

https://www.castlemainehealth.org.au/   OR    https://bendigohealth.org.au/


We are unable to take calls between 1-2pm.  If your matter is urgent during this time, you're welcome to email us.


Botanical Gardens Health offer both in person and telephone consultations

Please DO NOT attend our clinic in person if you

  • Have been to an area identified as a COVID-19 Hotspot in the past 2 weeks
  • Been in close contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, even if you have no symptoms
  • Are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose)

If you do have symptoms please phone our reception staff on 5472 1844 to arrange a mutually convenient time for a telephone consultation

Face masks are to be worn within our clinic at all times

We are currently not accepting new patients

Please remember our Doctors, Nurses and staff are doing their best to provide you with the most safe and effective care possible during this challenging time.  Abuse towards anyone will not be tolerated.


Please note we will not be open for Saturday consulting clinics until 2022

We currently have a position available for a full time VR General Practitioner.  Please forward your application letter and CV to info@botanicalgardenshealth.com.au

Casual Practice Nurse is required.  The position would suit a Div 1 registered nurse with a good work ethic and a positive attitude.  The right applicant will work within a team of GP's, Nurses and admin staff in a friendly practice and would have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to work in a busy environment.  Experience as a practice nurse is preferred but not essential.  Please forward your application letter and CV to info@botanicalgardenshealth.com.au

How To Get To Botanical Gardens Health (Castlemaine)

Botanical Gardens Health is a medical clinic nestled at the foot hills of Castlemaine Health, across from the "sunken oval" and the beautiful Botanical Gardens.

Easily approached by road, train & bus, it's an easy drive on the freeway, one and a half hours from Melbourne, and only a half hour drive from Bendigo.


Botanical Gardens Health offers:

  1. Care plans GPMP/ GPTCA for chronic conditions. We have a dedicated Nurse available.
  2. Health assessments 
  3. Telehealth
  4. Spirometry, wound care, ECGs, Doppler’s
  5. Shared Antenatal care
  6. Routine immunisations for children, travel & flu vaccinations
  7. Minor procedures
  8. Industrial Nurse immunisation
  9. Home visits for exceptional circumstances
  10. Aged care visits
  11. Venesections
  12. Cryotherapy
  13. Holter Monitoring & 24 Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  14. Visiting Specialists - Urologist, Cardiologist
  15. Cardiovascular Risk Assessments

If you need medical advice when we are closed, please ring the After Hours GP hotline on 1800 022 222.  For an emergency call 000.