Bendigo: Accommodation

Monash Rural Health Bendigo offers two types of accommodation: Lister House and a range of rental houses which are close to the centre of Bendigo. Year 3B students and all non-Monash students are placed at Lister House Accommodation Block. Year 4C students in Bendigo are placed in three houses. Year 5D/final year students in two houses and at also at the accommodation block

Lister House facilities

Rental houses facilities

Fees  

All students are invoiced a fee for accommodation:

Accommodation Application 

To book accommodation, please see the accommodation booking page. Please sign the Tenancy Agreement and return before accommodation is confirmed.

Arriving and leaving

Key pickup is by arrangement with the Accommodation Administrator.

All residents must complete a Condition Report that is located in your room and return it to the Accommodation Administrator at the 26 Mercy Street within 48 hours of taking up residency.

All the facilities are inspected at the end of a rotation. It is expected that students leave the accommodation in a clean and tidy state in accordance with their Conditions of Residency.

Keys, ID and pager

When you arrive you will be given keys to your house or room. If you are staying at Lister House you will also be given swipe key to the accommodation block, common room and kitchens

You will be issued a Bendigo Health ID badge during orientation which must be worn in the hospital at all times. Hospital pagers are distributed as needed depending on rotation.

Accommodaton keys, Hospital ID's and Hospital pagers must be returned to the Accommodation Administrator before departing Bendigo. There is a charge to replace your key, pager and ID

Maintenance Requests 

 If you require repairs or maintenance complete a maintenance request form and submit to the Accommodation Services Office at the Mercy St Complex

For reasons of health and safety the following are absolutely forbidden at all accommodation sites

  • Cooking in student rooms or the kitchenettes on each level
  • Personal heaters, portable air-conditioners or fans of any kind
  • Candles, incense or anything that generates a naked flame
  • Pets 

Electrical Appliances

All applicances bought into any accommodation site has to be tested and tagged by a qualified electrician or be on an automatic cut off power board

All Monash facilities and grounds are non-smoking areas.

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Lister House facilities

Each student room contains a single bed, lounge chair, desk and study chair. Each room is also fitted with a smoke detector. Other facilities are described below. 

What you need to bring with you - doona/blanket, sheets, pillow, towels and coat hangers

Kitchens

Kitchens are equipped with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, sandwich press, rice cooker and electric frypan. Each student is allocated a food locker for non perishables. The kitchens are shared between 6-10 students

What you need to bring with you - Crockery, cutlery, cooking implements, food storage containers, bowls, saucepans, baking pans/trays, detergent, cleaning products and tea towels

Laundries

A laundry is located on each floor of the accommodation block. You have free use of the washing machine, dryers, iron and ironing board.
You will need to provide your own washing powder.

Television, DVD

A television and DVD player are located in the common room.

Telephones

You can make free local calls and receive incoming calls at the phone booth on each floor of the accommodation block. A coin operated phone is located in the ground floor booth.

Computers and Internet access

Computers are available for your use at Lister House. These computers give you access to the Internet and Monash network. If you have your own computer or laptop, wireless Internet is available in all student rooms and at the Mercy St Complex

Bicycle storage

Bicycles must not be stored in your room, hallways, common areas or the breezeway between the common room and accommodation block. A locked bicycle shed is located near the back entrance of Lister House. If you have a bicycle, you can arrange a key to the bike shed when you make arrival arrangements.

Car parking

You are not permitted to park in the driveways or grounds of Lister House. Parking is available close to Lister House in Short, Wattle and Rowan Streets. Be aware that some of Rowan Street is time-limited parking.

Heating/cooling

Lister House Accommodaiton Block is centrally heated and air-conditioned

Cleaning

Residents are responsible for keeping your room clean, the kitchenettes on each floor and the main kitchens clean. A vacuum cleaner and cleaning supplies are located in a utility room on each floor. Your room should be clean and the floor vacuumed at the end of your occupancy.

Emergency procedures

Emergency procedures are posted in every room. You should make yourself familiar with them.

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Rental houses facilities

Each student room contains a single bed, lounge chair, desk and study chair. Other facilities are described below. 

What you need to bring with you - doona/blanket, sheets, pillow, towels and coat hangers

Kitchens

Kitchens are equipped with a stove, refrigerator, microwave, sandwich press, rice cooker and electric frypan. Each student is allocated a food locker for non perishables.

What you need to bring with you - Crockery, cutlery, cooking implements, food storage containers, bowls, saucepans, baking pans/trays, detergent, cleaning products and tea towels

Television, DVD

Each house is provided a television and DVD player. 

Telephones

You can make free local calls and receive incoming calls on the house phone. 

Computers and Internet access

Each house is provided a broadband internet connection.  A wireless Internet connection is available  at the house and at th Mercy St Complex if you have your own laptop 

Bicycles

Bikes must be stored in the garage or outside area and not in the house where they will pose access problems for other residents. 

Car parking

Parking arrangements will vary between houses. However, you should be able to park either on site or in your street. 

Heating/cooling

Heating and cooling facilities will vary between houses, instructions are in a bottom drawer in the kitchen.  If you are unsure how to operate the heater or air conditioner, contact the Accommodation Coordinator

Cleaning

Students are responsible for cleaning rental houses. You and your housemates will need to work out how you will allocate responsibilities when you move in. A vacuum cleaner, mop and bucket are provided in each house.

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