Postgraduate diploma of midwifery


Our Postgraduate Diploma of Midwifery Program is for Registered Nurses wishing to become a Registered Midwife with AHPRA.

About the program

The Diploma of Midwifery Program is a 12 month, semi-paid employment model run in partnership with La Trobe University

The program includes:

  • rotations through birth suite, ante/post natal and special care nursery 

  • time allotted with private obstetricians and childbirth education.

Important dates

Applications for 2018 will open in August.

Information session and tour

Information session and tour will be held on:

26 July 2018, 1630-1830hrs

Epworth Freemasons

Level 2

Parent Craft Room


Want to know more?


For further information about Epworth Freemasons Midwifery Programs, please contact: 

Sophie Stetson
Clinical Acting Facilitator Maternity

Phone: 03 9418 8383


Catherine Kenna
Clinical Acting Facilitator Maternity

Phone: 03 9418 8383


About the Epworth Freemasons Maternity Unit


Epworth Freemasons Maternity Unit occupies a prominent location in East Melbourne, overlooking Fitzroy Gardens. It features a 58 bed postnatal unit with an additional 6 bed 'Hospital in the Hotel' service, and enjoys an impressive reputation for quality care and attention to service delivery.


The unit currently accommodates 3,500 births per annum in its nine-bed Birthing Suite. The unit also has a dedicated 10–cot Special Care Nursery.