RAHC's minimum credentialing criteria: Registered Nurses

The Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) is a Commonwealth-funded programme, and the craft group requirements are set by the Department of Health.

Connecting Cultures: Perspectives of a Remote Area Nurse working in the Northern Territory

Connecting Cultures: Perspectives of a Remote Area Nurse working in the Northern Territory was first published in The Health Advocate on 24 February 2022.

For Remote Area Nurse Mayuko Homma, working in Northern Territory (NT) communities has brought unexpected bonuses.

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.

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.

Ruth Coleman: My Experience has been a highlight of my career

Whilst completing my Bachelor of Nursing, I worked as an Enrolled Nurse at Barwon Health in Geelong.

I am living my dream - Karen Wright's Story

Back in the mid-1970s, I had just completed my general nursing and paediatric certificates in the UK when a colleague came to Australia to work with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) for 18 months.

Feel part of the bigger picture - Lynda Murphy featured in CRANAplus magazine

Lynda Murphy has been working as a registered nurse for almost 35 years.  She has spent a large part of her nursing career working in intensive care and emergency departments, along with stints in London and Africa.  It was her time in A

It is just so rewarding - RAHC RN Aaron Richardson's story in the Nursing Post

Aaron Richardson started his career as a hospital-based Registered Nurse working the wards of the Princess Alexandria Hospital in Brisbane.  Since taking his nursing remote, Aaron has never looked back.

Lynn Bradley in the Nursing Post!

RAHC Registered Nurse Lynn Bradley featured in the Nursing Post!

I just love being challenged - Maggie McKenna RN

65 year-old Maggie McKenna has worked as a Registered Nurse for the past 30 years at The Canberra Hospital.

Sharon Gibbard

Sharon Gibbard is a Melbourne-based nurse who has completed nine placements with the Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC), in five Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory.

Odette Lakatos

Being able to look after a child in the night and save their eardrum is just one of the many experiences Odette Lakatos, a 52 year-old nurse from Sydney, recalls when describing her experiences of working for RAHC in the Northern Territory.

Larry King

Larry King began working in remote Indigenous communities in 2007 through a nursing agency. He has also nursed overseas.