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Located in Victoria’s east, Gippsland is all about making the most of nature. Large areas of land give farming, agriculture and forestry businesses a place to grow. Access to natural resources has cemented the region’s future as a leader in renewable energy initiatives.

Pristine beaches, rainforests and snowfields, amongst other local attractions, draw in tourists. This boosts hospitality and accommodation services.

As the population ages, the demand for health and community services workers is also set to rise.

So whether you want to be a farmer, nurse or electrician, Gippsland’s job market is full of opportunity.

Training and careers in Gippsland

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Gippsland quick facts

Population: 300,664^

Total new workers needed by 2026: 11,701*

Regional features

  • Natural resources 
  • Energy generation 
  • Local tourism 
  • Food production.

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Official region name: Gippsland

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