Accommodation

Monash Rural Health East & South Gippsland provides accommodation for medical students on extended placements, and medical, nursing and allied health students on short-term placements. All accommodation is shared.

To book accommodation, please complete our on-line booking form on our accommodation booking page.


Extended accommodation for medical students

Front of four-bedroom houseYear 4C four-bedroom houseView of Mitchell River and river flatsMitchell River Bairnsdale

Year 2 (Bairnsdale and Sale only)

For the two weeks that students are undertaking your rural placement you live in cabins at either Bairnsdale Riverside Holiday Park or Sale Motor Village.

Year 3B, 4C and 5D

Year 3B, 4C and 5D medical students live in accommodation in the community.

In the town of your placement (Lakes Entrance, Orbost, Bairnsdale, Sale, Foster, Heyfield, Maffra, Leongatha or Wonthaggi) you're housed in either two-bedroom units or three to five-bedroom houses, shared with one to four other students from all year levels. We make every effort to meet all requests by students to be housed with friends.

All units/houses are fully self-contained, with equipped kitchens and laundries, and all bedroom and lounge furniture (including TV). You need only to bring your own bedding and personal belongings. All accommodation has limited wireless internet, and this along with utilities (to a capped amount) and gardening are included in all accommodation fees.


Short-term accommodation for medicine, nursing and allied health students

Front of red brick houseShort-term four-bedroom house

As accommodation is limited, please apply for accommodation as soon as you know your placement details via our accommodation booking page.

Short-term accommodation is available either in two-bedroom units, three to five-bedroom houses, or purpose built accommodation. All accommodation is fully self-contained, with equipped kitchens and laundries, and all bedroom and lounge furniture (including TV). You need only to bring your own bedding and personal belongings. All accommodation has limited wireless internet, and this along with utilities (to a capped amount) and gardening are included in all accommodation fees.


Fees

All students are invoiced a fee for their accommodation unless prior approval and arrangements have been made for the fee to be paid for by the faculty.

StudentsFeesInvoiced
Year 3B and 4C medical students $103 per week Monthly
Year 5D medical students $50 per week
($300 for six-week placement)

At start of placement

Short-term placements $11 per night,
capped at $50 per week
A week before arrival