Living in our region

Hunter New England is a large, diverse area and is about the size of England. This beautiful area has appealed to many an urban professional seeking a more relaxed lifestyle and to indulge a passion for the great outdoors, while still maintaining a fulfilling career.

HNE Health also offers a wonderful family environment with excellent public and private schools, first-class universities and the only regional medical research institute in Australia. Health professionals across HNE Health are involved in extensive clinical and laboratory research programs, many of them in conjunction with the Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI).

Hunter New England Local Health District’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce has grown from 190 staff in 2008 to 730 staff in 2018.

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