Portland District Health pride ourselves on providing a fantastic placement experience for all students across all disciplines- Nursing, Medicine and Allied Health professions in conjunction with the following;

  • Established partnerships with training providers (Universities & TAFEs)

ALL Student placements must be navigated through Placeright, a framework designed to provide the student, training provider and health service a streamlined student placement experience.


  • All students will be provided with orientation and placement details electronically prior to commencement.

Any questions can be directed to your tertiary provider who is welcome to contact our Clinical Educator on 55210615 or 552 10620

Student accommodation- Responsibility of student to book own accommodation prior to commencement of placement



High standard, low cost accommodation close to hospital, comprising individual bedrooms with shared kitchen, living room, laundry and bathroom facilities. Access to communal study area with computers, internet, printing and telephone facilities.

Bookings are essential through .Accommodation is limited and availability cannot be guaranteed until full payment is received.


  • If you are looking for something a bit cheaper and do not require a full house to yourself, Portland District Health has some staff members who rent rooms in their own private homes. For a brochure contact The Learning centre on 55210615 or 55210620
  • Portland has a variety of accommodation options available, for a list of accommodation, please visit the Portland Tourist Association website:

For Further student information please Contact:
education team  on (03) 5521 0620 or (03) 55210 615