Yarrawonga is situated in Moira Shire, border town to southern New South Wales’ Mulwala and known as an ‘inland aquatic paradise’. Situated between Cobram and Rutherglen, Yarrawonga-Mulwala is separated by the man made weir, creating a 23km long lake. It is located around 300km north-east Melbourne, and home to approximately 7, 057 people.

Lake Mulwala lies between the twin towns of Yarrawonga and Mulwala, lined with large ghostly river red gums. Close to town it is enjoyed for water skiing, sailing, swimming, canoeing, fishing and cruising.

The surrounding country supports substantial primary industries, including: dairy, agricultural and pastoral activities.


Students have access to accommodation at the health service. Please contact the health service directly for bookings and enquiries.

Yarrawonga Health: (03) 5743 8111

The University of Melbourne’s UDRH has accommodation to support health professional student’s clinical placements within our region. The accommodation is available to both undergraduate and post graduate health professional students. For more information on accommodation in Yarrawonga, click HERE.


Useful Links

going rural health support

You may be eligible for Going Rural Health financial assistance to support a placement in Yarrawonga. Please visit the Student Support Scheme page for more details HERE.



For more information and general enquiries:

Phone: (03) 8344 6791

Email: going-ruralhealth@unimelb.edu.au


Thanks to Mattinbgn at Wikimedia Commons for the use of pictures.