The Victorian Government is currently offering a travel allowance to help with relocation costs. The allowance is AUD$10,000 for health and mental health workers commencing through to June 2023.

This allowance is available to international recruits (new arrivals to Australia), and also applies to Australian citizens returning from overseas.


  • Nursing
  • Mental Health
  • Alied Health
  • Medical roles.


Austin Health.


Moving overseas is a big undertaking, so Austin Health is here to support you to make this transition as easy as possible. They offer the following assistance and benefits:

  • Support with Australian visa options and costs
  • A comprehensive financial relocation package to assist with your move, which may include allowances for partners and/or dependents
  • Excellent leave entitlements including up to six weeks of annual leave, long service leave accrual, plus 17.5% leave loading protected nurse to patient ratios
  • Clinical nurse educators working alongside nurses in wards
  • Paid parental leave of up to 14 weeks
  • Up to 13 days of professional development leave each year.
  • Paid conference and exam leave for doctors
  • Study and exam leave for allied health professionals.
  • Generous salary packaging to increase your take-home pay.
  • Employee wellbeing programs to ensure you thrive in your new role
  • A robust professional practice framework to support your practice
  • opportunities for ongoing learning and development support for career growth and expansion, with a strong focus on research.

Eligibility Requirements

  • For more information and full details on eligibility, Click Here

Application process

The Application process is simple and Straightforward, All you have to do is contact these emails.


If you are a nurse, contact:

Nursing Workforce

Email: [email protected]


If you are a medical doctor, contact:

Medical Workforce

Email: [email protected]

Allied or mental health professionals

If you are an allied or mental health professional, contact:

Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected].

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