Hume is a fast-growing region in Victoria with a social and cultural fabric and heritage to match its natural beauty. The region boasts some of the great wineries of Australia and is nestled among snowfields such as Mount Buller, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek.

Life in Hume

Watch: Explore life in Hume in the Victorian Rural Generalist Program

Hume Lifestyle

The Hume Region provides you with an opportunity to live and work where many people choose to holiday.

You can soak up the great outdoors on the extensive track and trail networks, and enjoy the waterways and the snowfields. The region features award-winning wineries and historic townships.

There are food and wine festivals equal to anything you will find in metropolitan Victoria. If you enjoy sport there are outstanding golf courses and an abundance of water activities along the mighty Murray River.

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Our Training Program

Trainees with the Hume Region Rural Generalist training program have high levels of hands-on clinical experience and training and the opportunity to work in a variety of settings, including rural procedural General Practice and small rural hospitals.

RG1

Medical, Surgical and Emergency Medicine rotations for RG1s will be completed at Northeast Health Wangaratta or Albury Wodonga Health – both have outstanding workplace culture and welcoming communities.

The 20-week extended community-based rotations will be completed at one of nine participating GP clinics based in some of Victoria’s most beautiful locations, such as Benalla, Cobram, Kyabram, Mansfield, Mount Beauty/Falls Creek and Yarrawonga.

The Hume Region Rural Generalist Intern Training Program (M2M) includes eight skills workshops and 12 medical education meetings, which are mandatory components and feature renowned presenters on a variety of relevant topics. Interns will also present at one Clinical Grand Round and one Clinical Review Meeting in the General Practice/Rural Health Service rotation.

RG2

RG2 rotations are available at Albury Wodonga Health, Goulburn Valley Health and Northeast Health Wangaratta. They are specifically selected rotations to prepare trainees for Rural Generalist medicine and to meet college requirements.

RG2 GP rotations will be completed at one of our nine participating GP clinics in locations such as Benalla, Cobram, Kyabram, Mansfield, Mount Beauty/Falls Creek and Yarrawonga.

Pathways in development

Hume Region offers RG pathways in Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Emergency Medicine, Palliative Care, Paediatrics and Remote Medicine. Posts being developed include Mental Health and Adult Internal Medicine. The region works closely with the University of Melbourne, University of NSW, regional training hubs, Murray City Country Coast GP Training, rural and regional health services, Murray Primary Health Network and General Practices to deliver comprehensive support for RG Training.

Available Placements

Use this interactive map to learn about the health services and general practices within the Hume region.

Hume Map