An irresistible location for business and life
Enjoy a superior and easy lifestyle living in Gippsland with all that we have to offer. From natural attractions through to leading health care and education services, the Gippsland region provides an irresistible place to play, live and work for families, couples and retirees alike.
A combination of bustling townships and tranquil villages with thriving local communities, provide a lifestyle for everyone. In Gippsland you can build and enjoy a life unlike anywhere else.
Gippsland is well-setup to meet the educational needs of students young and old, with hundreds of primary, secondary and special needs schools as well as a range of specialist education facilities for trades and industry specific training, strategically placed in each of the 6 shires.
Children in Gippsland have access to quality education from their early years with a wide range of childcare, kindergartens, playgroups and child health services available to families in the region.
Further education programs for vocational training and higher education are available throughout the Gippsland region, with TAFE Gippsland and Federation University leading the way.
Catering for the lifestyle and needs of their students, both organisations provide a wide range of courses that can be accesses either on site or through online learning.
Bairnsdale West Primary School
Bairnsdale West Primary School is recognised at Network, Regional and State levels as a school with a culture focused on meeting the needs of all students so they can experience success, students are encouraged and supported in their ‘whole person’ development in creative skills, academic performance, sporting skills as well as social and wellbeing development.
Bairnsdale West Primary School also offers a large variety of purposeful programs and opportunities, including community based programs to enable students to develop social responsibility.
Mallacoota P-12 College
Mallacoota P – 12 College serves a small vibrant community in Eastern Victoria. Mallacoota College compromises of students from prep to Year 12 and prides itself on maintaining high academic standards within a supportive and inclusive environment.
The school maintains a positive relationship with the wider community allowing the Schools facilities and groundsto be used by a range of community groups after school hours.
Nagle College is a vibrant Catholic co-educational learning community comprising students in Years 7 to 12.
The College’s teaching and philosophy are grounded in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and interpretation of the Gospel lived out by Nano Nagle. Nagle College provides education in modern facilities, supported by dedicated teachers utilizing contemporary methodologies and able to access suitable resources.
The college includes spacious grounds, along with ready access to technology by providing students with laptop computers and the commitment to provide a safe environment and engaging classrooms are all ingredients to successful outcomes.
Tafe Gippsland provides opportunities for people in Gippsland to undertake pre-vocational training. Tafe Gippsland has campuses through the region from Warragul to Lakes Entrance and offers a diverse range of programs.
Tafe Gippsland courses are developed to give you the qualifications, skills and experience you need to work within your industry of choice and thrive in the modern workplace.
Morwell Central Primary School
Morwell Central Primary School merges the existing Commercial Road, Crinigan Road and Tobruk Street Primary Schools into one state-of-the-art education facility for the town of Morwell.
Morwell Central offers a broad range of curriculum programs with a special emphasis on developing the essential skills of Literacy, Numeracy, Science and Technology.
Lavalla Catholic College
Established in 1951 Lavalla Catholic College is a tri-campus independent Roman Catholic co-educational secondary day school, located in the towns of Traralgon and Newborough.
With approximately approximately 1,100 students enrolled across all campuses Lavalla offers students are variety of pathways through to Year 12, senior students can select a combination of: VCE, VET, and VCAL to complete their secondary schooling.
Baringa Special School
Baringa Special School locate in Moe provides a comprehensive educational program for students who have a mild intellectual disability aged from 5 to 18 years of age.
In addition to having an intellectual disability, students may have associated disabilities and syndromes such as ADHD, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Hearing Impairments, as well as language and communication disorders.
Baringa aims to support students as they strive to develop social, emotional, communication and educational skills that will lead to independence
Federation University formerly Monash University Gippsland, is a business unit of Federation Uni located in Churchill.
The site delivers onsite and off site academic training in medicine, arts, education, sciences, IT, engineering, business and economics. The campus also specialises in Geo Technical and Hydro Engineering research.
South Gippsland Specialist School
Sale Specialist School is a purpose built school with attractive secure grounds, well equipped classrooms andstaff who are committed to ensuring each student has the opportunity to succeed.
The school caters for the needs of students with an intellectual disability and many additional needs and develops Individual Education Plans in consultation with parents/ carers and allied professionals.
The school specialises in students aged from 4 years 8 months to 18 years and may be enrolled fulltime or on a dual enrolment basis with a mainstream school.
Gippsland Grammar is an Anglican, co-educational, boarding school that caters for students from K-12. Gippsland Grammer comprises two junior campuses (including an Early Learning Centres) – St Anne’s in Sale and Bairnsdale Campus – and the Senior (7-12) Garnsey Campus in Sale.
Gippsland Grammer’s VCE results are consistently outstanding: in 2017, 25% of students obtained an ATAR score of over 90 putting them in the top 10% of the state.
St Paul's Anglican Grammar School
St Paul’s Anglican Grammar School is a co-educational Anglican school which is founded on the ethos and values of the Anglican Church. St Paul’s is a multi-campus school with campuses in both Traralgon and Warragul providing for early years education through to Year 12.
Known for strong academic achievement and broad co-curricular offerings, St Paul’s embraces the importance of recognising each child as an individual. In 2019 the percentage of students who achieved an ATAR of over 80 was an impressive 48%, placing them in the top 20% of the state.
With major community health providers strategically placed in each shire providing outreach and allied health services, Gippsland residents have access to high quality health services in their town or greater community.
Services and facilities of the major hospitals and health services in the region, may include acute and subacute care services ranging from emergency, rehabilitation, palliative care, maternity, paediatrics to surgery services as well as general medicine.
Emergency services such as road and air ambulances are ready available when required.
The major health centres are supported by a wide range of specialist and private medical providers including dentists, aged care services and facilities, GPs, physiotherapists, psychologists, chiropractors to name a few. Services range from practice based to in-home services as well as community services to care and nurture Gippsland residents.
Latrobe Regional Hospital
Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is Gippsland’s specialist referral and trauma centre located 150km east of Melbourne and is one of the region’s largest employers with more than 1900 staff and is a purpose-built teaching hospital caring for a population of more than 260,000 people.
LRH offer medical services such as elective surgery, emergency care, aged care, obstetrics, mental health , pharmacy, rehabilitation and medical and radiation oncology. LRH has four operating theatres and specialises in general surgery, orthopaedic, opthalmology, gynaecology and obstetrics as well as ear, nose and throat surgery and urology.
A hybrid cardiac catheterisation laboratory run in partnership with Alfred Health will significantly boost heart health services.
LRH the main provider of mental health services across Gippsland and have community mental health teams in the Latrobe Valley, Sale, Bairnsdale, Yarram, Orbost, Korumburra, Warragul and Wonthaggi as well as an inpatient unit at the hospital.
South Gippsland Hospital
South Gippsland Hospital (SGH) is a public small rural health service, which combines an acute hospital with an integrated community health centre.
Together with the doctors of Foster Medical Centre, SGH serves the community of Foster, Corner Inlet, and surrounding areas including Wilsons Promontory.
Maryvale Private Hospital
Maryvale Private Hospital, located in Morwell is a 46 bed acute care medical and surgical hospital established in 1991 and owned by Latrobe Health Services.
Maryvale Private provides a comprehensive range of services to the privately and self-insured members of the community.. The facility includes two operating theatres in the OR Suite and a minor procedure room hoever doesnt have an Emergency Department.
Central Gippsland Health Service
Central Gippsland Health (CGH) is the major provider of health and aged care services in the Wellington Shire. CGH is an integrated service providing a comprehensive range of services.
Central Gippsland Health Services provides services to the Heyfield Hospital, Maffra District Hospital, Sale Hospital along with a number of Care Homes, Community Health Services.
Omeo District Health
Omeo District Health has grown from a district hospital, incorporated in November 1891, to a modern facility, fully renovated and officially opened in December 2005.
Omeo District Health provides a large range of community and Home Based Services such as Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Counselling, Youth Work, Health Promotion, Dietetics and Speech Pathology, Adult Planned Activity Group (PAG), District Nursing, Maternal & Child Health, Diabetic Counselling and Community Dental Services. Service delivery is enhanced where necessary, through partnership arrangements that provide a reliable provision of all services.
Omeo District Health includes a modern medical practice providing General Practice services.
Orbost Regional health
Orbost Regional Health’s hospital provides a range of services to the community including: medical/ surgical services, palliative and end of life care, theatre, midwifery, dialysis, residential respite and residential transitional care.
The Urgent Care Department has highly skilled nursing staff and an on call doctor available for urgent care/ medical care, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
Nursing staff triage the patient on presentation and make an assessment on the severity of their condition and urgency of treatment. The nurse will undertake a comprehensive assessment and make a decision if the on call doctor requires to be called or there is not a need to be seen by a doctor and have treatment attended by a nurse.
Bairnsdale Regional Health Service
Bairnsdale Regional Health Service (BRHS) provides a comprehensive array of health care services to the East Gippsland community.
BRHS vision is to be a respected leader of outstanding healthcare that fulfils the role of improving the health and wellbeing of the East Gippsland community by providing accessible, high quality and sustainable health care.
Some features of BRHS include:
- 52 Acute Beds
- 19 Sub-Acute Beds
- Modern Theatre Suite
- High Dependency Unit
- Day Procedure Unit
- Oncology/Medical Ambulatory Day Unit
- Dialysis Unit
- Emergency Department + Short Stay Unit
- Palliative Care
- aternity Services + New Family Birthing Centre Opening 2020.
- Aged Care Facility
- Allied Health Services
- Medical Outpatient Services
- Home-Based Services incl’ Hospital in the Home, Community Health and a CBD campus.
West Gippsland Healthcare Group
West Gippsland Healthcare Group provides acute medical and surgical, obstetric, emergency, community and aged care services, primarily in the Shire of Baw Baw, approximately 100 kms east of Melbourne.
West Gippsland Healthcare Group operates from a number of sites. They are West Gippsland Hospital, Community Health Centres in Warragul, Trafalgar and Rawson, Cooinda Lodge and Andrews House aged care residences, and Warragul Linen Service.
West Gippsland healthcare group have health service delivery responsibilities across a mixture of rural, urban residential and agricultural areas located within the Shire of Baw Baw, and draws clientele from the peripheral east and west of the shire.
Gippsland Southern Health Service
Gippsland Southern Health Service (GSHS) is the major public healthcare provider in the South Gippsland Shire. The health service has a number of sites across the Shire including the Korumburra Hospital, Leongatha Hospital, Alchera House and Hillside Lodge in Korumburra and Koorooman House in Leongatha.
GSHS provides a comprehensive range of Specialist General, Acute, Aged and Residential, Allied Health and Community Services to the residents of the Shire of South Gippsland and is one of the largest employers in the area with approximately 450 staff across two campuses in Leongatha and Korumburra.
Yarram & District Health Service
The Yarram and District Health Service (YDHS) is located 220 kilometres south east of Melbourne on the South Gippsland Highway in rural Victoria.
The township of Yarram, which is the principal service centre of the area.
YDHS offers acute care services including a 24 hour urgent care facility the aged care residential services include a high care nursing home facility and low care hostel accommodation.
Bass Coast Regional Health
Bass Coast Health (BCH) is the major public healthcare provider within the Bass Coast Shire in South Gippsland. It is an integrated health service providing a range of acute, sub-acute, ancillary medical, aged and ambulatory care services.
BCH is fully accredited by the Australian Council on Health Care Standards (ACHS) and is equipped to offer a broad range of specialist medical, surgical and obstetric services including orthopaedics, ophthalmology, gynaecology, paediatrics, urology and rehabilitation.
BCH offers a wide range of community and welfare services that are provided at Wonthaggi, San Remo, Inverloch, Grantville, Corinella and Cowes.
BCH’s Community Services provide a wide range of allied health and clinical nurse consulting services that include assessment and treatment to clients within the Gippsland South Coast.
Latrobe Regional Health Service
Latrobe Community Health Service (LCHS) is one of Australia’s fastest growing health services providing support for healthier individuals, families and communities.
LCHS services include community-based health promotion programs, daily living and rehabilitation assistance, health checks and healthcare plans, medical care and nursing.
Each Gippsland region boasts a variety of major shopping and bustling town centres offering everything you need from food, clothing, homewares, electrical goods, hardware right through to stationary, agricultural equipment and motor and building supplies.
Providers range from Australia’s major grocery store chains such as Woolworth, Coles, Aldi and IGA right through to small local produce stores selling fresh vegetables, meat, seafood, fruit and baked goods from the region.
National hardware and homeware suppliers including Bunnings, Kmart, BigW and Target are strategically placed across major towns in Gippsland providing ease of access to their goods throughout the region.
Stockland Plaza is conveniently located in the Traralgon CBD on the corner of Franklin Street and Post Office Place.
The centre can be easily accessible by car, public transport, cycling or walking and has a range of Disabled facilities and public amenities. Stockland offers 65 stores and services including major retailers Kmart and Coles.
Gippsland Centre Sale
Gippsland Centre is a fully enclosed shopping centre located in the heart of the Sale CBD.
Meeting your everyday needs, the centre has a great offer including Coles, Target, Woolworths plus 39 speciality stores covering fashion, food & leisure.
The centre also has ample parking, an indoor playground and a 5 Star Parents Room.
Midvalley Shopping Centre
Mid Valley is the largest shopping centre in Gippsland, and is one of Victoria’s largest non-metro shopping centres offering 70+ stores and services.
Including Big W, Bunnings Warehouse, Woolworths and Village Cinemas.
Located in Morwell, Midvalley Shopping centre is easily accessible from main roads and public transport with over 1500 parking spaces available.
Wonthaggi Plaza is an exciting shopping destination with a great mix of stores including fashion and food with over 350 convenient parking spaces together with parents facilities available.
Conveniently located in the heart of Wonthaggi, the centre is ideally positioned to service holiday visitors from Phillip Island and the South Gippsland community.
Yarragon Shopping Precinct
Yarragon is a convenient stop on the Princes Highway located only 90 minutes away from Melbourne. Yarragon Village provides a range of gift and clothing stores along with a number of cafe’s and specialist stores to buy something unique.
Gippsland’s abundance of national parks, mountains, coastal and river trails and beaches, naturally provides the perfect platform to engage in a wide range of sport and recreational activities such as hiking, skiing, boating, fishing, swimming, biking, horse riding, 4WD and many more.
The diverse landscape and spectacular sceneries invite locals and visitors from near and far to explore the region by foot, car, bike or boat.
Purpose build sports and recreation facilities bring the local community together with a range of sports and outdoor activities including football, netball, cricket, bowling, tennis, badminton, basketball, rowing, athletics and many more, catering for all ages and levels.
Gippsland Regional Sports Complex (GRSC)
Gippsland Regional Sports Complex features 4 indoor courts with a state of the art flooring system, 12 outdoor courts, meeting rooms, conference facilities and a modern café.
The GRSC can cater for a broad range of sports including basketball, netball, volleyball, table tennis, floorball, indoor soccer, pre-season fitness training and more.
Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre
Bairnsdale Aquatic and Recreation Centre’s newly upgraded recreation centre offers great facilities including a warm water pool, interactive children’s water play area, an expanded aquatic area, fully-equipped and supervised Health Club and upgraded all-accessible change facilities, and expanded reception and café areas.
Tarra Bulga National Park
The Tarra-Bulga National Park is a national park located in the south Gippsland. The 3,760-acre national park is home to one of the last remnants of the indigenous eucalypt forests which once covered the region.
The Tarra Valley Rainforest Walk is a short and easy walk taking in Cyathea Falls, and the Fern Gully Nature Walk, passes over Corrigan’s Suspension Bridge, which stretches through the rainforest canopy.
The park is a popular tourist attraction with a visitor centre, picnic areas with tables, fireplaces shelters and toilets.
Wilsons Promontry National Park
Wilsons Promontry National Park located on the southernmost tip of mainland Australia covers 50,000Ha of coastal scenery, pristine wilderness and an abundance of native wildlife.
Wilsons Promontry provides a range of activities for all including remote coastal bushland trails, pristine beaches dominated by granite tors, Camping facilities at family-friendly Tidal River and overnite hiking trails leading to secluded campsites.
Baw Baw National park
Baw Baw National Park is a 3,530-hectare national park located on the boundaries between the Central Highlands and Gippsland regions.
Baw baw National Park is regognised for cross country skiing, downhill skiing, summer bushwalking, rafting and canoeing, fishing, scenic drives and picnics.
The park contains the popular Mpoutn Baw baw Alpine Resort offering Accommodation for those who wish to extend their vist along with 7 ski lifts which provide access to its 15 ski runs and toboggan areas.
Warragul Lesuire Centre
Warragul Leisure Centre is a multi-purpose facility offering fun and fitness for people of all ages and levels of fitness. The facilities include: Three pools including a learn-to-swim pool and a hydrotherapy pool;
A cycle area with 15 cycle bikes;
- Group fitness room and
- Two court sports stadium
Warragul Leisure Centre is well equipped to cater for people of all abilities including ramp access to the centre and within the facility to the group fitness room.
Wonthaggi Aquatic & Leisure Centre
Wonthaggi Aquatic & Leisure Centre provides members with a pupose-built health and fitness facility for people of all ages and abilities. The facilities include: 25 meter indoor swimming pool and childrens play pool.
Well equipped Health Club with a great range of equipment including Cardio Equipment, Pin loaded and free weights and a comprehensive selection of core equipment available.
- A cycle studio with 15 cycle bikes;
- Single Court Stadium used for a variety of sports and Group Fitness Classes;
- Childcare service available for members and casuals to access the programs and services at the centre
- Skate Park conveniently located and supervised by qualified first aid staff
George Bass Coastal Walk
George Bass Coastal Walk is a cliff-top trail that stretches from the outskirts of San Remo. The walk is around seven kilometres long and takes an average of two hours to walk one way.
The walk offers spectacular views of the coastline and follows the route of the explorer George Bass’ epic voyage of discovery along the southern edge of the Anderson Peninsula.
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit
The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit is home to the world’s leading motorsport series including the MotoGP and the Superbike World Championship, as well as various Australian series such as the Supercars Championship.
The Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Visitor Centre offers a range of activities suited for all ages including Go Karts used on a replica of the Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, display of the history of Phillip Island racing, Circuit tours, simulators and cafe.
Latrobe City Sports and Entertainment Stadium
Latrobe City Sports and Entertainment Stadium has become the centre of excellence for soccer in Gippsland, The precinct includes a number of grass pitches including and its main pitch “latrobe City Stadium’ which has capacity for 1200 attendees and had been host to major events such as the Hyundai A-League regional and preseason fixutres and W-League regional fixtures.
Latrobe City Sports and Entertainment Stadium recently underwent upgrades which included installation of a FIFA accredited synthetic pitch, Six metre high ball catching net along Crinigan Road, 100 Lux LED lighting, Removable goals for full size and small sided soccer, 230 metres of perimeter fencing along Crinigan Road and within the reserve and Power upgrade for new and future lighting.
Traralgon Sports Stadium
The Traralgon Sports Stadium is currently being redeveloped and expanded for multi-purpose use, allowing the centre to host large-scale events such as regional, national and international championships.
Upgardes to the existing stadium include four court expansion, new show court, 3000 soectator seats and a new multipurpose training and administration space.
Located in Traralgons CBD Newman park is a large all abilities and all ages playground with miniature steam train that runs 4th Sunday of the month (weather permitting), electric barbeques, picnic tables, toilets and ample parking and a sound sheel which hosts a number of community events including Carol by Candlelight.
Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre
Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre is currently under construction with works expected to be completed by January 2021. The centre will feature a range of facilities for competitive swimming, leisure, general community use and major regional events including:
- 8 Lane x 51.5 metre with moveable boom to make 2 x 25 metre pools or variable options
- 500 spectator seats
- Large indoor water play zone
- Toddlers pool
- Large warm water therapy pool with spa
- Learn to swim / leisure pool
- Sauna & steam rooms
- Gymnasium and group fitness rooms
- 2 x large water slides
- Wellness centre
- 25 m outdoor pool
- Geothermal heating
- Café & retail space
- 250 space car park, landscaping, public lighting & security
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