RHDA launch of the 2020 Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (3rd edition).

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are up to eight times more likely than other Australians to be hospitalised for rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.

RAHC welcomes new National Manager

The Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Glasson as its new National Manager. David commenced this position on Monday, 17 February 2020.

Audiologist Bridget Gale shares her experience working within remote Indigenous communities

‘There’s a lot of chronic ear disease. I’ve seen surgeries that I’ve never heard of down south, and I work in disadvantaged areas’

It’s Official - 3 more years!


The Australian Government has formally extended the Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) for a further three years taking the program through to 30 June 2022.

RAHC launches four new eLearning modules on a new online platform

Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) has launched four new eLearning modules to further assist, educate and strengthen the transition of urban-based health professionals into remote primary healthcare.

RAHC celebrates a decade of making a difference in the Northern Territory

The Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) proudly celebrated its 10th anniversary at events held in Canberra, Darwin and Alice Springs in late October.

Congratulations to Josh Stafford on winning the Excellence in Mentoring Award

Congratulations to Josh Stafford on winning the RAHC-sponsored Excellence in Mentoring Award at the 2018 CRANAplus conference which was held in Cairns, 20 – 22 September.

New Board of RAHC visits communities in Central Australia

The new Board of Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) visited communities in Central Australia to gain a firsthand understanding of the impact of RAHC health professionals (HPs) on healthcare delivery in remote Indigenous communities in the NT.

After 22 placements as a registered nurse with RAHC, Lisa Breakwell joins the RAHC team as Clinical Coordinator for Central Australia and Barkly

We are pleased to introduce Lisa Breakwell as RAHC’s new Clinical Coordinator for Central Australia and Barkly region.

Pat Anderson AO appointed as the new Chair of RAHC and is joined on the Board by Janine Mohamed

We are delighted to announce that Ms Pat Anderson AO has been appointed to the Board of RAHC as Chairperson with effect from 28 February 2018.  In addition to Ms Anderson’s appointment, RAHC also welcomes Mrs Janine Mohamed to the Board.

Prepare to be challenged clinically and make some unforgettable memories along the way - Anna Curtin's story

New Zealand-born nurse Anna Curtin completed a short-term placement with RAHC and thereafter moved to work full-time with Indigenous women and children in Tennant Creek



RN Anna Curtin is now sharing her skills full time in Tennant Creek - ANMF March 2018 feature

Registered Nurse Anna Curtin's RAHC story featured in the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal - March 2018 issue.

Highlights from our 5000th Placement Event

This video features highlights from the RAHC 5000th placement event at Parliament House, Canberra on 5 December 2017.


Remote Area Health Corps: The story so far...

It has been a year of milestones for RAHC. We celebrated sending our 1000th new-to-remote health professional to the Territory and our 5000th placement of a health professional since 2008.

RAHC sends its 5000th HP to the NT to assist health services in closing the gap

The Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) has placed its 5000th health professional into a remote Indigenous community in the Northern Territory (NT), since the program began in late 2008.