Victoria’s nursing workforce includes a number of occupations – including registered nurses and registered midwives. Nurses and midwives are employed in:
In Victoria, nurses work as full-time, part-time or casual employees, on fixed-term contracts, and through agencies on short-term placements.
According to the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency’s 2010-11 Annual Report, there are 76, 830 registered nurses and 625 midwives in Victoria1.
Victoria is currently offering visa nomination to eligible applicants with the following nursing occupations:
Professional bodies and industry associations are a good source of information about nursing in Victoria.
The following bodies represent various areas within the sector:
Not sure what your occupation is? Visit the Department of Immigration and Citizenship's Australian Skills Recognition Information portal.