At Southern IML Pathology, we are guided by our values, using them as a template for our decision making process; ensuring that at all times Southern IML Pathology strives to provide an excellent diagnostic service for our referring clinicians and patients. Our specialist pathologists and medical management give us a unique understanding of our referring doctors and patient needs. Southern IML Pathology continues to be driven by a commitment to delivering an accurate, fast, friendly, personalised and responsive service.

 Our Values

  • Commit To Service Excellence
  • Treat Each Other With Respect and Honesty
  • Demonstrate Responsibility and Accountability
  • Be Enthusiastic About Continuous Improvement
  • Maintain Confidentiality


The head office and main laboratory of Southern.IML Pathology is located in Wollongong, with a satellite laboratory situated in Nowra. In addition, over 60 licensed collection centres are strategically located in population centres from Engadine in Southern Sydney to Narooma on the South Coast of NSW.

Our primary aim is to assist the medical profession to improve the health and well-being of the community we serve.

We do this by providing a wide range of pathology and related services. In addition to laboratory testing of blood and other samples, we also provide occupational health testing, spirometry, ECG, holter monitoring, fine needle aspiration and assistance in hospital infection control programs.

 Our state of the art Wollongong laboratory incorporates Biochemistry, Haematology, Microbiology, Blood Bank, Histology and Cytology departments.

Our laboratories are equipped with modern instrumentation, which is operated and maintained by a team of highly qualified and experienced laboratory personnel. Our laboratories are fully accredited with the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA ) and the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA ).

Our laboratories provide:

  • Specialist pathologists
  • 24 hour emergency service 365 days a year
  • Comprehensive range of routine testing and same day turnaround of routine test results
  • Wide range of specialist tests available
  • Fine needle biopsy
  • Bone marrow aspiration
  • On-line training