Rural Health Careers

Rural Health Careers

Be Outstanding in Your Field


grampians-people-on-rock-sceneryJoin a workforce with a strong community connection focused on making a difference and enjoy the balanced lifestyle a rural setting offers.

Healthcare is Australia’s largest employing industry and is projected to grow by 18% in the next five years. A third of the workforce is based in regional areas and is the fourth largest employer for young people.

Victoria is home to the second largest healthcare workforce and nearly 70,000 new jobs were created in the past five years.*

A career in rural Victoria’s healthcare industry offers greater specialist opportunities and more clinical diversity. Explore the pathways into rural healthcare through our Rural Ambassadors’ stories and case studies.

*Source: Australian Government Department of Employment  (2014 Healthcare and Social Assistance Industry Outlook)

Rural Health Careers Promotion Grant

Are you interested in promoting rural health careers in your community? You might be eligible to apply for a Rural Health Careers Promotion Grant.


Spark your interest in a rural health career

Meet medical, nursing and allied health staff from Maryborough District Health Service.



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