A Place to Live



You can live the life you’ve always wanted and have the excellence in healthcare that you deserve, make the move and enjoy a healthier lifestyle with Orbost and surrounding regions award winning health care. Orbost Regional Health offers acute, emergency, medical, surgical and obstetric services, and is a leader in the provision of rural birthing services in Victoria. The region also boasts a vast array of excellent quality health services giving you the confidence and support to enjoy life to the full.



The ultimate sea change and or tree change is more affordable than you may have first imagined. Orbost and the surrounding region provides many options to make the life you’ve always dreamed of a reality. Mountain, Ocean and Forest views are all on offer ranging from properties prime for a small or large farm, right down to something simple which can be more easily managed. Come and see some of the best and most affordable dwellings Far East Gippsland has to offer.


The Orbost Region is well serviced for educational opportunities at all ages. From Early Education Centre’s, through to State and Parish Primary Schools, leading on to the Orbost Secondary College. In addition, some TAFE and Certificate subjects are offered locally, as well as recreational and special interest courses.

Students are supported by dedicated local school bus services, and V-Line provides a daily commuter service for Senior and adult students to travel to other regional education institutions.


No matter what your interests or your age the Orbost district has something to offer you. There are a range of sporting clubs from Little Athletics for the very young to Bowls and Golf for the not so young. Those who are still active can enjoy bicycle riding on the rail trail or the many other tracks in the area. Others will walk the rail trail or other walking tracks such as the Snowy Estuary walk from Marlo. For those not so active there are many options for car touring or exploring the country in a four wheel drive. There are many fishing options for those who wish to throw in a line. Surfing is popular at Cape Conran as is swimming in the warmer months.


No one living in the Orbost region should ever be bored. The area has a wide range of Clubs and organisations to occupy your time. There are service clubs such as Rotary and Lions, a range of sporting clubs and many other clubs such as Probus, Mens shed and Elderly Citizens where you can mix with like-minded residents. For those who wish to contribute to the community there are a wide range of committees to become part of.