RAHC Achieves 2000 Placements

On August 6th, 2013, The Hon. Warren Snowdon, former Minister for Indigenous Health, celebrated RAHC’s 2000th health professional placement in remote Northern Territory Indigenous communities. To read the full media release, please visit the RAHC website news feed.

From short-term RAHC placements to a full-time role in the NT – Dental Therapist, Natalie Bright shares her story


Victorian dental therapist Natalie Bright is enjoying a 12-month contract with the Northern Territory Department of Health (NT DoH) after completing two three-week placements with RAHC

Natalie, 48, is working for the NT DoH’s Central Australian Health Service in Alice Springs and with school-based clinics, which will also see her travel to remote communities.

RAHC announces new appointments to support HPs in the Territory


We are pleased to announce two new appointments within the RAHC team.

Aaron Richardson, formerly RAHC’s Clinical Manager and Acting Northern Territory (NT) Manager, has permanently been appointed to the position of NT Manager. Tony Lane has recently been appointed as the Clinical Coordinator for Central Australia and Barkly.

Introducing RAHC’s new Clinical Coordinator for Central Australia and Barkly

We would like to welcome Tony Lane, our new Clinical Coordinator for Central Australia and Barkly, who joined us earlier this month.

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.

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