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Allansford Placement Information2018-09-03T16:54:07+10:00

Allansford Placement Information

The caseload at Allansford predominantly involves dairy cattle but be prepared for basic small animal procedures and equine cases. Below is some useful information that will help you to get organised before you come. If you have any queries please email

Where is the clinic?

The Vet Group, Allansford is located at 260 Zeigler Parade Allansford.

Getting to Allansford

Public transport
Allansford is not on the train-line but trains stop at Warrnambool, approximately 13km away. Taxi and bus services operate from Warrnambool to Allansford. The website for train timetables is:

A car will provide you with much more flexibility during your stay. If travelling from Melbourne take the Princes Highway towards Warrnambool.


Options in Allansford are limited but there are a number of accommodation places between Allansford and Warrnambool. However, this does rely on you having a car, the options listed are 10–15 minutes from the clinic. Please mention you are a student at The Vet Group, when you call to book accommodation.

Allansford Junction Hotel
1-3 Grauers Road,
Allansford VIC 3277 (03) 5565 1242
Accommodation, includes continental breakfast.

Warrnambool Beach Backpackers
17 Stanley Street
Warrnambool VIC 3280 (03) 5562 4874
Bedding supplied, communal facilities, internet available, occasionally may need to share with other students from other educational institutions.

Southern Right Motor Inn
53 Raglan Parade,
Warrnambool, Australia 3280 (03) 5561 1000

BIG4 Hopkins River Holiday Park
125 Jubilee Park Road
Warrnambool VIC 3280 (03) 5565 1327
Serviced cabins.

Private home
There is often a staff member who is happy to have students board. To inquire about this accommodation option email

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