Wagga Health Centre (WAGHC) provides high quality health services to ADF Personnel.

WAGHC provides direct health support and training to the four major training units on this base comprising No 1 Recruit Training Unit (1RTU), RAAF School of Technical Training (RAAFSTT), RAAF School of Administration and Logistics Training (RAAFSALT) and the RAAF School of Postgraduate Studies (SPS). Additional support is provided to No 31 (City of Wagga Wagga) Squadron and the Ground Training Academy.

Daily garrison support provided by WAGHC includes:

  • Outpatients / sick parade
  • Medical Officer appointments
  • Day patient care
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Dental
  • Health Promotions
  • Psychology


1 Expeditionary Health Squadron Detachment Wagga (1EHS DET WAG) is the military expeditionary health squadron at RAAF Base Wagga with its headquarters located at 1EHS RAAF Amberley. The OIC of the Detachment is FLGOFF James Matthews (NURS). It falls under Health Services Wing and the Commanding Officer is WGCDR Nicole Dos Santos.

The principal roles of 1EHS Detachment Wagga are to:

  • prepare for, plan and conduct expeditionary health operations as directed by HQHSW
  • provide National Support Area (NSA) health support to RAAF Wagga entitled personnel IAW Joint Health Command (JHC) Directives.

The unit’s mission is to provide professional, comprehensive health services in support of RAAF and wider ADF operations on RAAF Base Wagga and in deployed areas of operation as tasked. 1EHS personnel provide expert, responsive health support in support of ADF objectives. They consistently meet that commitment through cooperation at all levels, by maintaining and enhancing operational skills, plans and equipment and by continuing to exploit their flexible, innovative approaches, as well as their fundamental professional conduct. A key asset for combat support, 1EHS personnel meet any and every challenge and work exceptionally well anywhere and anytime.


To provide a joint health effect to enable ADF capability and care for our people.


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