Hume Region

The Region

Victoria's North East region is home to the fertile Goldburn Valley – famed as one of Australia’s most prosperous fruit-growing areas. Its produce is exported all over the world. 

 

Nearby Attractions

Major towns in the region include Shepparton, Wodonga, and Wangaratta.

Community Clinics

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Albury Wodonga Health


 

The Clinic

This teaching clinic opened in 2010, with five out of its ten chairs used as teaching chairs for Bachelor of Dental Science students from La Trobe University. Students are supervised by employed and private contracted clinicians. Our team includes dentists, dental therapists, a dental prosthetist/technician, dental assistants and a dental instrument technician. Find out more at www.awh.org.au

 

The Place

Situated on the NSW border, directly between Melbourne and Sydney, Albury/ Wodonga is a regional centre with a population of around 100,000 inhabitants. The towns are set on the picturesque Murray River close to countryside, wineries, golf courses, historic villages and an hour’s drive from the snow fields. There are also two large tertiary institutions in the area. Find out more at www.liveinvictoria.vic.gov.au/living-in-victoria/melbourne-and-regional-victoria/north-east-victoria/wodonga

Goulburn Valley Health - Shepparton


 

The Clinic

At Goulburn Valley Health we run a 12-chair public clinic in Shepparton, with three chairs for 5th year BDSc students and one for BOH students the majority of the year. The clinic also has a denture lab staffed by a dental technician, apprentice technician and two prostodontists. Find out more about our clinic at www.gvhealth.org.au

 

The Place

Shepparton is a major commercial centre on the Goulburn Valley Highway with a rich dairy farming, fruit growing and agricultural culture. In fact, we’re responsible for the production of 25% of Victoria’s rural output.  There’s plenty to enjoy here including arts, history, parks, bushwalking and bike tracks.  Find out more at www.travelvictoria.com.au/shepparton

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Northeast Health - Wangaratta/Benalla


 

The Clinic

Northeast Health Wangaratta is a busy integrated health service and major specialist referral hospital for North East Victoria. We are located over two sites in the rural cities of Benalla and Wangaratta. Our dental service has six chairs and our team includes dentists, oral health therapists and a prosthetist. Find out more at www.nhw.hume.org.au

 

The Place

Wangaratta is an area of great natural beauty, situated on the Hume Highway between Melbourne and Sydney. It’s home to the internationally renowned Festival of Jazz and Blues and has convenient access to snow fields, water sports and bushwalking with award winning restaurants and wineries. Melbourne a 2.5 hour drive on an excellent freeway. Find out more at www.wangaratta.vic.gov.au

Rumbalara Aboriginal Cooperative Ltd


 

The Clinic

Rumbalara is an Aboriginal Co-operative that provides Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders with a variety of social and health services. The dental clinic has four chairs and our team includes part-time dentists, a part-time therapist/hygienist, a part-time prosthesist, a practice manager and dental assistants.  Students from Melbourne and La Trobe Universities train for most of the year with a supervisor on site. Find out more at www.rumbalara.org.au

 

The Place

Rumbalara is 5km from Shepparton in a lovely bush setting.  Shepparton is a major commercial centre on the Goulburn Valley Highway with a rich dairy farming, fruit growing and agricultural culture. In fact, we’re responsible for the production of 25% of Victoria’s rural output.  There’s plenty to enjoy here including arts, history, parks, bushwalking and bike tracks.  Find out more at www.travelvictoria.com.au/shepparton

Seymour District Memorial Hospital


 

The Clinic

Seymour Oral Health Services consists of two dental chairs to provide Child Oral Health and the newly implemented Adult Services to the region. To find out more about the clinic, go to www.seymourhealth.org.au

 

The Place

Seymour is a community of over 6,000 people located on the scenic Goulburn River, just over an hour north of Melbourne. It is an important rail hub for the Goulburn Valley and home to the Australian Army’s Puckapunyal training base. Find out more at www.seymour-victoria.com.au