Consider jobs in the Ovens Murray region

Posted: 6th May

Have you thought about living and working in the breathtaking Ovens Murray region?

From food, wine and music to magnificent mountain vistas, the Ovens Murray region in north east Victoria has it all.

Heading north along the Hume Highway, the region begins in the picturesque riverside town of Benalla and continues along the Hume through to the thriving regional cities of Wangaratta and Wodonga, with charming historic towns such as Beechworth and Bright, the snowfields and Victorian High Country all just a short drive away.

Here’s three more reasons why you should consider the move:

1. There are lots of roles in family violence and family services advertised

The Orange Door network is coming to the Ovens Murray region this year and is looking for people to join the team.

Multiple positions are advertised here on the jobs portal right now, seeking applicants with a range of experiences and backgrounds.

If you’re a new graduate or looking for a career change, this is a great chance to be part of the team bringing an Australian-first model to the region. Find out more about Working at the Orange Door.

2. Liveability

More than just the clean, fresh country air, Ovens Murray will also give you long hot summer days and snow-capped mountains throughout the winter months.

You can buy a three-bedroom home in Wangaratta for about $460,000. Or if you’re seeking a quieter pace of life, head up into the hills and rent a historic home for a mountain view for around $370 a week.

As it takes in the main transport route between Melbourne and Sydney, the region is well serviced by trains and buses and has plenty of local transport options.

3. Diverse lifestyle offering

The Ovens Murray region has a diverse tourism offering focused around the alpine regions of Mount Buller, Mount Stirling, Falls Creek and Mount Hotham.

Historically focused on the winter ski season, the region is increasingly being viewed as a destination for all four seasons. As well as snow sports, the region offers cycling, water-based recreation, nature-based tourism and diverse food and wine experiences.

Additionally, with its recreational, commercial, educational and health facilities, the region is more than just a holiday destination, offering a range of job and professional opportunities that make it an ideal lifestyle choice for families, young professionals and career changers from diverse backgrounds.

Make sure you check out the jobs advertised in the Ovens Murray region today – use the location tool to help narrow your search.

Find out more about living and working in the Ovens Murray region.