With a population of approximately 4,500, Myrtleford is situated in Victoria’s Alpine Region, one of the states most popular tourists destination, 285km from Melbourne via the Hume Freeway. Myrtleford is the hub of the Alpine region being surrounded by the natural beauty of the Alpine ranges with farming, tourism and rural industry being the major draw cards. The other beautiful rural towns of Bright, Beechworth, Milawa and the ski resorts of Mt Buffalo, Mt Hotham, Falls Creek and Dinner Plain and the natural beauty of National Parks and Lake Buffalo surround Myrtleford.
Myrtleford is attractive and well landscaped and provides good shopping and sporting facilities. There is a strong Italian community and culture in Myrtleford. Dr Steve Cavini speaks fluent Italian.
Wangaratta is the nearest city, 45 km away and has the closest public Emergency Department, NE Health. Albury-Wodonga is 1 hour away by car and is a major business centre. Nearly all medical sub-specialties are represented at these places.
Myrtleford is serviced by a large range of health services including:
- Community Health Centre
- Private Physiotherapist
- Psychiatric Service
- Hearing Services
- Maternal and Children’s Health Centre
- Child Care Centre
- Aged Care Hostel
- Independent Living Units
- Palliative Care
- Catholic and State Schools
Local Hospital | Alpine Health
Barwidgee Lodgeis attached, which enables us to care for our patients, as they become more dependent and in need of additional help and care.
Hospital Services include:
- Occupational and Speech Therapy
- Day Hospital
- District Nursing Services
- Meals on Wheels