Learn more about Repatriation General Hospital

RGH is a 250 bed acute care public hospital specialising in the care of war veterans, their dependants and older people. RGH is proudly serving those who have served for us.

The hospital provides medical and surgical services from the acute stages through to rehabilitation and has solid teaching foundations in all health disciplines.

Did you know

RGH is the ‘Veterans’ Choice’ in South Australia. We provide priority services to people who have served our country.

  • priority access to services
  • specialist care 24 hours a day
  • access to arrange admissions 24 hours a day
  • 'Repat Card' for entitled patients to make access easier
  • reduced waiting times for the Repat Clinics
  • reduced waiting times for elective surgery
  • reserved parking for ex-service organisation representatives
  • veteran advocacy and patient information services
  • discussion forums for veterans and ex-service organisations
  • complimentary meals and office space for ex-service organisation visitors
  • low cost accommodation near the hospital under special circumstances
  • free ambulance transfers to and from RGH and other hospitals
  • a choice of specialists, where appropriate
  • DVA transport booked by staff for those entitled to it.
  • a complimentary cappuccino in the coffee shop near the Repat Clinics 

RGH History

For more than 70 years RGH has delivered care to South Australian veterans, war widows and the southern community. We invite you to read more about the history of our hospital.

History of 'the Repat' (94KB)

RGH Museum

The museum is located in the former Post Office Building, in front of Car Park 3 and can be accessed via Gate 8 on Goodwood Road.

Opening hours: 12.00 pm to 2.00 pm, Monday Wednesday and Friday

The museum opened in 1992. It preserves RGH hospital, medical and post office history and exhibits armed forces and POW history and artefacts.

For more information or to visit the museum by special arrangement, telephone (08) 8275 1647 during museum hours.

RGH Peace Garden

The garden is located near the hospital chapel. It provides a space for quiet reflection and features rosemary, a symbol of remembrance, from cuttings brought back from Gallipoli by a digger. The ‘Spirit of Peace’ rose also grows here to honour those who served.

Veteran Liaison Officer

RGH's Veteran Liaison Officer provides information about RGH services and advocacy for veterans and their families. Members of the public can also contact the advisory service to provide feedback about RGH services for veterans, their dependents and older people.

Telephone:  (08) 8275 1606

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