Kialla and Mooroopna is part of the City of Greater Shepparton, 3km (5 minute drive) from the centre of Shepparton. It is a rapidly expanding residential area on the southern side of Shepparton.
Shepparton is the fifth largest city in Victoria, Australia. The population of the municipality of City of Greater Shepparton in 2005 was more than 60,000. It is approximately 180 kilometres (about 2 hours by freeway or train) north of Melbourne, in the Goulburn Valley.
Shepparton is a progressive, multicultural provincial city in regional Australia, the city growing at a rapid rate. The region has an international reputation for quality fruit and dairy products, and features magnificent food and wine, glorious weather and all the attractions and activities you could imagine in a regional city. The city draws shoppers and visitors from across northern Victoria and southern New South Wales.
Shepparton is the centre of a diverse range of attractions including:
King Valley and Milawa gourmet region.
Natural iconic wineries including Tabilk, Mitchelton and Brown Brothers.
The snowfields of Mt Buller, Mt Buffalo, Mt Hotham and Falls Creek.
Pristine national parks, state forests and wetlands.
Cultural, social and sporting events.
The picturesque Murray Region including historic paddle steamers at the port of Echuca.
A full range of quality educational facilities ranging from kindergartens, preschools, private and public, primary and secondary schools are available. TAFE colleges and both Melbourne and La Trobe Universities have Shepparton campuses offering degree courses.
A new shopping centre (opened December 2009) incorporating a large Coles supermarket and specialty shops, including a chemist, restaurant and café’s.
Kialla Medical Clinic and Mooroopna Medical Clinic
• Owned and operated by local, experienced GPs.
• A computerised, private-billing, accredited Family Practice.
• A medium-sized practice currently with seven General Practitioners. Allied Health on site by one psychologist and local Podiatrist.
• Support staff include a Practice Manager, registered nurses and receptionists.
Kialla Medical Clinic prides itself in providing a wide range of medical services with special interest in Women’s and Men’s Health Issues, Palliative Care, Paediatrics, Geriatrics, Travel Medicine, and Minor Surgery.
The ethos of the Clinic is to provide high quality holistic evidence-based medicine in an atmosphere of caring and compassion.
The medical clinic is open from 8.00 am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and from 0900 to 1700pm Saturdays. Mooroopna is open Monday to Friday from 0830 to 0500 Monday to Friday only
Continuing Medical Education
Our Clinic provides a caring, supportive environment for ongoing education of doctors and nurses, as well as being an accredited training practice for medical students (Melbourne University) and GP registrars (Murray City Coast). We also support training of Nursing Students at various times throughout the year.
Educational opportunities are provided within the practice and locally by the Murray Primary Health Network and pharmaceutical companies.
GPs will be provided with comprehensive, ongoing training and support in the the use of clinical computer software, the intricacies of Medicare and other Bureaucratic procedures, as well as the way this Clinic is run.
When first starting in practice the GP will have ready access to experienced GPs for advice and training with consultations and procedures.
Outside of Medicine
If you need advice or support in regard to housing, children’s education, legal issues, sporting or social activities, or any other aspect of settling into our community, we can help put you in touch with the appropriate person or organisation.