Ochre Medical Centre Smithton, TAS


COVID-19 Alert
If you have cold or flu symptoms including cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, fever, muscle aches, chills or nausea, you must book a telehealth (video or phone) appointment rather than an in-person appointment. Please call the practice to book. During your consultation, your doctor will assess whether you need COVID-19 testing. Thank you for your support, and apologies for any inconvenience.
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Improving the health of our communities.


Ochre Medical Centre Smithton

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday
8.30am to 5.30pm

14 King Street
Smithton TAS 7330

Call: 03 6452 2555

Ochre Medical Centre Smithton is the sole General Practice serving the greater Circular Head Region.

The medical centre provides quality and timely medical care to approximately 8000 people living in the largest district in Tasmania. The doctors at the centre have admitting rights to Smithton District Hospital and provide the state government with in-patient and accident and emergency services.

Circular Head stretches from the world famous surfing attraction of Marrawah in the west, through the business centre of Smithton and via the tourist town of Stanley to the Sisters Hills in the east. To the south is the magnificent Tarkine Wilderness.

Medical Services 
General Practice, Vaccinations, Mental Health and Chronic Disease Management, Antenatal Shared Care, Emergency Care, Family Planning, Medicals – Employment & Insurance, Drivers, Men’s & Women’s Health, Skin Checks, Travel Medicine & Advice and Minor Surgery.

Billing Type
Ochre Health supports private billing, with bulk billing available to some groups in line with Medicare guidelines. As a general guide, pensioners (over 65 years of age), health care cardholders and children under the age of 16 may be bulk billed at certain times of the day. Please ask our friendly reception team for more details. Please also note that we have systems in place to process your Medicare rebate claims on the spot.

Practice Manager
Sue Burke

Dr Anthony Popiel (MBChB, FRACGP) – General Practitioner  

Dr Daryl O’Connor (MBBS, FRACGP) – General Practitioner  

Dr Kelechukwu Onumaegbu (MBBS, MRCP) – General Practitioner  

Ochre Medical Centre Smithton
Open 8.30am to 5.30pm
14 King Street
Smithton TAS 7330

Postal Address
PO Box 285
Smithton TAS 7330

Contact Details
Phone: 03 6452 2555
Fax: (03) 6452 3345

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