Victoria


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Victoria


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Victoria
Victoria is marked by mountains, national parks, wineries, and stunning beaches. In addition to its natural wonders, like the Great Ocean Road, the state is home to a vibrant, culturally diverse food and entertainment scene.  Known as the Sports, Cultural and Fashion capital of the nation, its capital city, Melbourne, offers it’s inhabitants the best of culture and nature.

Victoria provides excellent career opportunities for GPs. Registrars can choose to train ona rural or general pathway and can elect to further their knowledge in various specialisations including Aboriginal health, emergency Medicine, forensic medicine, skin cancer, paediatrics, and more. 

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Eastern Victoria, Rural Training

Eastern Victoria’s rural training region is a diverse and exciting area that stretches from outer-suburban Melbourne townships like Whittlesea, through to the vineyards of Yarra Glen, and down to the stunning coastal towns of Cowes and Lakes Entrance. There are many great reasons to consider working in this exciting region, including the options to choose a rural pathway that’s still close to urban centers and great opportunities to extend your skills in emergency medicine, anesthetics, mental health and more.  

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Eastern Victoria, Metro Training

Eastern Victoria’s metro training subregion covers the coastal bay encompassing Melbourne CBD, Mornington Peninsula and Sorrento, and inland to Pakenham.

The subregion is home to the Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, routinely ranked among the world’s most liveable cities. With its proud rich culture and history, Melbourne is known as the cultural and sporting capital of the nation.

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Western Victoria, North West

Known as ‘Sunset Country’, North West Victoria subregion is a place of unbound natural beauty, historic buildings and charming townships. It includes the cities of Mildura and Swan Hill as well as Central Goldfields, Greater Bendigo, Macedon Ranges and Mount Alexander.  The North West provides GPs with an opportunity to take an rural pathway while still having access to major townships like Bendigo. 

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Western Victoria, Metro West

Western Victoria’s metro West region is a bubbling melting pop of culture, arts, and culinary treats. Home to arts and shopping hubs of Northcote, and the gorgeous stately homes and tree lined streets of Moonee Ponds and Ascot Vale. This pocket of Victoria invites you to explore trendy inner-city treasures while still living up to it’s garden state name. 

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Western Victoria, North East

Aptly known as Victoria’s High Country, North East Victoria subregion is a place of snow-topped mountain tops, cozy villages, river valleys and plunging waterfalls.

GPs in training have the training opportunities to pursue rural general pathways as well as sub-specialising in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

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Western Victoria, South West

With beautiful beaches, cozy townships, and some of the most renown natural wonders in the world, the South West region of Victoria is a promising place for any GP to train. The South West Victoria sub-region includes Geelong, Portland, and Lorne. Its coastline includes some of Victoria’s and Australia’s most celebrated landmarks such as the 12 Apostles.

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