Health Services


Breastscreen movieHave you had a breast screen yet? It's fast, free, friendly and female - no doctor's referral needed.

Early detection is your best protection – breast cancer screening saves lives! Regular screening for breast cancer remains the most effective way to detect breast cancer early.

Did you know
90% of women diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history?

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment book online at 
 contact 13 20 50
Monday - Friday
8am to 5pm

Appointments are available 
6.45 am to 5.15 pm
Monday - Friday and Saturday mornings

(some walk-in appointments are available)

Why get a breast screen?

Early detection is your best protection – breast cancer screening saves lives. Regular breast screening is an excellent way to detect breast cancer in its early stage, even before you or your doctor can see or feel something.


How often should I get a breast screen?

Getting screened every two years will give you best chance for early detection and more treatment options.

How much will it cost?

It is FREE and available to you every two years.

What age do you need to be to receive a FREE breast screen?

While all women 40 and over are eligible, women aged 50–74 years are particularly encouraged to have a breast screen every two years as this is the age group most at risk.

What is the most common age to develop breast cancer?

Women over 50 years of age are at an increased risk of developing breast cancer, with 76 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer being in this age group.

Where do I go for my appointment?

Permanent screening facilityBreastscreen van
Ipswich Health Plaza
Lower ground floor, 21 Bell street

Mobile services are available at:

Boonah Sports Complex, Coronation street

The Bremer Institute of TAFE, Corner of Mary and Byrne streets

Visitor Information Centre, Ipswich street

Flinders View
Winston Glades Shopping Centre, 259 Ash street

Visitor Information Centre, Brisbane valley highway

Diggers Rest, Corner of Church and Queen streets

Ipswich Hospital, Chelmsford avenue
Kambu Medical Centre, 27 Roderick street

North Ipswich
Riverlink Shopping Centre, Corner Pine and Down street

Lowood Clock/Railway Park, Corner Main and Railway streets

Schulte’s Central, 4424 Warrego highway

Redbank Collingwood Sports Complex, Chalk street

Rosewood Community Centre, 19 School road

Springfield Central
Education City, Education city drive (off Sinnathamby Boulevard)

The Park, Centre for Mental Health, Treatment, Research and Education, Ellerton drive and Wolston Park road

Toogoolawah Court House, Hopkins place, Gardner street

How do I update my contact details?

13 20 50 or

Maintaining your contact details ensures we can remind you of your next needed appointment.

Where can I find more information?

To access more breast screening information and resources visit

or contact 13 20 50 and ask to speak to our Health Promotion Officer.