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COMMUNITY SERVICES

JAMIESON POST OFFICE

 

Address:   Cnr Perkins & Grey Streets, Jamieson VIC 3723

Telephone/Facsimile:  03 5777 0502

Hours: Monday to Friday 10.00am - noon; 2 - 4.00pm

 

Jamieson Post Office was originally built in 1864 as the Government residence for the postmaster. Four years later it became the official Post Office, and has remained open to this day as a Licensed Post Office. The mail service is a general delivery, so you have to front up at the Post Office to collect your mail. The Mansfield-Woods Point mail truck gets in weekdays mid-morning, the mail is then sorted and is ready for collection at 2.00pm. All the daily town news beats loudly on the bush telegraph at mail collection time.

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

 

Address: Old Courthouse Building,

                Nash Street, Jamieson VIC 3723

Phone:    03 5777 0777   

AFTER HOURS & REFERRALS 03 5775 2111

 

Jane Dwyer is our local Community Health Nurse.  She is employed by the Mansfield District Hospital and is available in Jamieson every Thursday.  Jane conducts home visits every Thursday morning - referrals are collected from the hospital. Jane runs a primary care clinic between 2-5pm at the Jamieson Clinic.  Appointments are not necessary and the clinic is open to all residents and visitors.  Fees apply, but screenings are free. 

Jane is not available on call; all after hours queries must be directed to Mansfield Hospital on 03 5775 2111.  All emergency calls must be directed to the Ambulance service on 000 or to your doctor.  Remember there is always a Registered Nurse on duty at the Mansfield Hospital - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for after hours advice.

  • Full Postal Facilities

  • Pay your Bills

  • Banking Facilities Available

  • Gifts & Cards

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DOCTORS CLINIC
Dr Will Twycross visits every Tuesday, (except the second Tuesday in the month). 

For appointments phone 03 5775 2591

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CHURCHES

 

ST PETERS CHURCH OF ENGLAND

Address: Grey & Cobram Streets Jamieson VIC 3723

Phone/Facsimile: 03 5775 2036

 

Surrounded by 100 year oaks, sycamores and pines, this beautiful old church was dedicated in 1865. The main structure was built of local handmade bricks with a shingle roof that is now covered with galvanised iron for protection. The porch and vestry were added at a later date. Services are held on the first and third Sunday of the month, and visitors from other denominations are most welcome. Check on the noticeboard outside the hall for special events. The great photographic and aesthetic qualities of the church make it the ideal venue for weddings

ST JOHN THE APOSTLE CATHOLIC CHURCH

Address: Cnr Perkins & Nash Streets, Jamieson VIC 3723

Phone: 03 5775 2005 Fax 03 5775 1677 

 

Replacing the wooden structure of 1864, our charming redbrick church was built in 1899.

Two Jubilee 2000 plaques, with the word Jubilee incorrectly spelt, record the church's history and the dedication of a Memorial tree to all Jamieson Pioneers. Nowadays only about twenty locals and weekenders attend the 11am Sunday Mass. But when Christmas and Easter time come round it is back to the good old days with 140 holidaymakers overcrowding our peaceful, village church.

They enjoy the music from the guitar-playing schoolteacher, Genevieve Bolwell, the mosaic of John the Apostle, our patron, crafted by local Doug Sands, the fabulous flowers from parishioners' gardens, and the familiarity of a small community at prayer. Shrubs and trees crowd the church garden.

After Mass it is not uncommon for Churchgoers to cross the road to the Courthouse Hotel. Church and Pub share a common congregation.

COUNTRY FIRE AUTHORITY

 

Address:                                  Brown Street Jamieson VIC 3723

         FOR FIRE AND EMERGENCY CALL 000 

Captain:                                   Chris Badrock    0429 802 009
Secretary:                               Peter Horan        0451 113 717

Community Safety Officer:    Chris Badrock    0429 802 009

 

The Jamieson CFA Brigade has over 30 active volunteer members with two sheds for storage of the two fire trucks and FCV.  The brigade has eight breathing apparatus accredited members and volunteers regularly undergo training and minimum skills accreditation.  The Jamieson CFA enjoys full community support;  the well equipped meeting room was financed and built by the generosity of the local community.

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JAMIESON PRIMARY SCHOOL

 

Address: Nash Street Jamieson VIC 3723

Phone:   03 5777 0535

email:   jamieson.ps@education.vic.gov.au

website:  www.jamiesonps.vic.edu.au

 

The first Jamieson Primary School was built of timber and was opened in 1865, and was replaced by the current brick structure in 1878. Over the years enrolments have fluctuated, following the boom and bust cycles of the gold and timber industries, from 275 to 7! There are currently 16 children at the school. Jamieson Primary has two classrooms. Pupils receive real individual care and guidance in their pursuit of knowledge. The school is noted for its music and arts program, with open days and school concerts being patronised by a large number of locals and family members.

The school enjoys a high level of community support and involvement, it provides a sense of family, where all children care for each other. The community is highly involved with the school, which has created a strong community ownership of the school.

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JAMIESON POLICE

 

Address: Nash Street Jamieson VIC 3723

Phone:    03 5777 0505

 

The Jamieson Police Station is a one member station currently manned by Senior Constable George Crawford.

 

Note that the station not manned at all times.   If you have an urgent issue, PLEASE CALL 000 and ask for Victoria Police.   The dispatcher will know which police patrol is closest to your location.