Introducing RAHC’s new Placement Manager

RAHC has appointed Annie Watson as our new Placement Manager.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.
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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.

eLearning Module Profile: Managing Scabies and Crusted Scabies

RAHC developed this module in partnership with One Disease to assist health professionals to recognise the signs and symptoms of scabies, crusted scabies and skin sores. The course covers the epidemiology of scabies and best-practice treatment and management.