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Alongside the world-class health facilities and opportunities to advance your career in the health or mental health system, there is plenty to enjoy about life in Victoria.

From beaches to bushwalks, regional centres to a bustling capital city – there is something for everyone. Take the opportunity to combine career progression and lifestyle.

Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital of Victoria and one of Australia’s liveliest cites. It's bustling with bars, restaurants, cultural and sports events and diverse communities. It also has some of the world's best healthcare, housing, and education.

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Regional Victoria

Encompassing the rest of the state outside of Melbourne, regional Victoria has thriving communities and accommodates a range of lifestyles. Its landscapes include pristine forests, spectacular mountain ranges, beautiful coastlines, exceptional wineries, and historical towns. Take this opportunity to build your career while enjoying adventure at your doorstep.

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Finding employment

If you're seeking a role in a particular health or mental health and wellbeing service, you can find job advertisements online. Many Victorian public hospitals and health services publish jobs on careers.vic.gov.au while others, particularly in regional areas, publish jobs on their own websites.

 

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Accommodation 

There are plenty of options for accommodation across Victoria, from short-term accommodation to renting or buying a home. Visit Live in Melbourne to find out how to get started on your property search.

Education

Victoria is known as the Education State, offering world-class education opportunities for you and your family. Our schools provide a high-quality education, welfare support services, and extracurricular activities.

The education system in Victoria consists of four stages.

  1. Preschool: a program for children before they start school.
  2. Primary school: for children aged between 5 and 12 years old.
  3. High school: also known as secondary school, for children aged between 12 and 18 years old.
  4. Tertiary education: our post school education system which includes universities, vocational training institutions and private colleges.

The Victorian education system offers the right school for your child's need through government, private, international, and specialised schools.

Visit Live in Melbourne to learn more education in Victoria.

Reviewed 30 August 2022

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