NAIDOC Week: Blind elder's crusade to reduce diabetes in Indigenous communities


Bundjalung-Biripi elder Mary Hooker is on a mission to reduce the rate of diabetes in Indigenous communities after she was declared legally blind.

Thirty-seven per cent of Indigenous adults have diabetes, and 13 per cent have already lost vision, according to the 2015 report by the University of Melbourne Indigenous Eye Health Unit Indigenous Eyehealth.

Is there Hope?

Dr Jill Bestic, a regular RAHC team member, shares a brief reflection of her experience from a recent placement in the NT.

Making a real difference in closing the gap - Feature in The Health Advocate

Feature in The Health Advocate on Dr Margaret Niemann recipient of the Annette Walker Award 2016

RAHC appoints Aaron Richardson as Acting NT Manager


RAHC’s Clinical Manager, Aaron Richardson, has become the company’s Acting NT Manager until July 2017.

Farewell to Genevieve Lewis – RAHC Clinical Coordinator for Central Australia and Barkly


RAHC’s Clinical Coordinator for Central Australia and the Barkly region, Genevieve Lewis, has decided on a change of pace by leaving her full-time position at RAHC after five-plus years in the role.  Genevieve has been instrumental in supporting the entire team and the Board of RAHC and will be greatly missed.

RAHC sends its 1,000th new-to-remote urban health professional to the NT


On Tuesday 2nd May 2017, we sent our 1000th new-to-remote health professional, Ellenie Palmer, Oral Health Therapist from Newcastle, NSW into a remote Indigenous community in the Northern Territory (NT). Special thanks to Nikki Dargan from the NT Department of Health for sharing the occasion with our team in Darwin.

Working with the Remote Area Health Corps: A Fortunate Experience

Dr Bruce Barker and Dr Jennifer Barker's RAHC Story featured in Health Advocate Magazine - April 2017 issue

There is so much more to learn and talk about


Dr Bruce and Dr Jennifer Barker' story in CRANAPlus March 2017 issue

Improve your skills to work out bush


Applications are now open for the Centre for Remote Health Postgraduate Remote and Indigenous Health Practice Programs which include: