About Our Region

Welcome to the Goulburn Valley

Greater Shepparton offers the charm of a rural lifestyle combined with all the big city facilities. Everything you need is just around the corner, and it takes no time to get there. Centrally located –Greater Shepparton is only 2 hours to Melbourne and 1 hr 45 mins to Tullamarine airport.

In the heart of the Goulburn Valley, Shepparton is well known for its food, particularly its fresh produce. Home to an amazing array of home-grown goods including stone fruit, cherries, apples, pears, grapes, olives and tomatoes, it is little wonder the region is considered the food bowl of Australia.

Greater Shepparton has an eclectic mix of arts, sporting and cultural experiences. Known as a multicultural melting pot, the region has a depth and diversity that is reflected in everyday life from our fabulous street art to the exhibitions in our award winning art museum.

Greater Shepparton has many educational options including GOTAFE, University of Melbourne Rural Health Campus and Dookie Campus, La Trobe University, six secondary schools (including private schools), 26 primary schools, 27 kindergartens and 15 long day care facilities.

Greater Shepparton is renowned for its cultural diversity and the welcome we extend to new arrivals with just over 13% of the population identifying as being born in a country other than Australia. We also have the largest indigenous population in regional Victoria. We celebrate our diversity in many ways through art, events, festivals and experiences.

In Greater Shepparton you can take on as much or as little as you like, with sporting clubs, theatre companies, shows and events, social activities and much more to discover.

To learn more about Greater Shepparton visit http://greatthings.com.au/live.

To find out more about housing in Greater Shepparton visit https://www.realestate.com.au/buy/in-shepparton+-+greater+region,+vic%3b/list-1.

Top 7 reasons to move to Greater Shepparton

  • Relaxed lifestyle and pleasant climate – more sunny days than Queensland!
  • No peak hour traffic (unless you get two red lights in a row) and easy access to everything!
  • Centrally located only being 2 hours from Melbourne (1 hr 45 mins from Tullamarine Airport) and close to the wine, high and snow countries.
  • Quality housing.
  • Extensive range of Education opportunities.
  • Job opportunities.
  • Extensive sport, art, culture and history events and festivals all year round.

We're hiring!

GV Health is currently undergoing a major redevelopment and expansion which will see us continue to deliver first class health services to the Hume Region. With the redevelopment comes a large increase in staff numbers and specialised positions. We invite you to register your interest for future vacancies by completing the below form.