Ken Farmer went on a three-week placement and three years later he’s still there

The 34-year-old has embraced the community, played local football and says he has seen things that most Australians will never see.

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).

There is so much more to learn and talk about

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

Making a real difference in closing the gap

A General Practitioner truly passionate about Indigenous health outcomes, Dr Margaret Niemann, from Bairnsdale, Victoria, is the recipient of the 2016 Annette Walker Award.

General Practitioner, Dr Bruce Barker shares his and his wife Dr Jennifer Barker’s experience

I have been a GP for 35 years now, and for most of this time, we have been in minor centres, firstly near Geelong, Victoria and then Launceston, Tasmania.

RAHC-sponsored REC course proves a winner with Registered Nurses

A group of 24 enthusiastic RAHC Registered Nurses (RNs) attended a Remote Emergency Care (REC) course from 10 – 12 February 2017 at the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation branch in Melbourne.
The REC is a

New-to-remote health professional in the rustic and beautiful community of Galiwin’ku

We received some wonderful pictures from one of our Senior Dental Therapists, Angela Rankin, who recently had her first placement in Galiwin'ku (Arnhem Region).

CRH is inviting HPs to review the latest editions of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals

The Remote Primary Health Care project is reviewing content for the latest editions of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals and is looking for volunteer Health Professionals to read over and review the updated draft content.

It's the best thing that I've done in my career - Philip Stricke's story

Two years after graduating from the University of Sydney and having spent time abroad in the UK, I returned to Australia and opened my own practice in the eastern suburbs of Sydney.

When what you wear matters

When preparing to go on placement, the appropriate dress code must be considered in order to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and understanding.

Open yourself up for a rewarding experience - Lynne Gruell's story

In 2009, I was part of a team volunteering in Vietnam as a dental therapist when one of the dental assistants told me about her work in Alice Springs.

Dr Kate Kalloniatis shares her experience whilst on placement in the NT

Growing up in Melbourne I never had any specific ambition to work in remote areas or in Indigenous health but, by one of those twists of fate, that all changed when I joined the Royal Australian Airforce (RAAF).

Come with an open mind, a sense of humour and just have a ball - Bronwyn Cox's RAHC story

Growing up in rural Australia, I have always found it appealing to work in a remote environment. As a Registered Nurse, I’ve worked primarily worked ED but knew my chance to work in remote Australia would have to wait until my sons had left home.

Take a friendly attitude, a willingness to learn and a big smile – Yvette Daley’s story

Whilst doing remote nursing over the past few years, friends that I’ve made along the way suggested I do a placement with RAHC. It was the supportive nature and high level of organisation which got me across the line and starting an application.