Information and support pages

National Rural Health Student Network

Information on who your local rural health club is or one that might operate in the area you will be on placement in, mental health guide and other handy resources.

Department of Health

Find out about a number of different scholarships and rural health initiatives.

Australian College of Nursing

Information for nursing students, they also have state-based requirements to attend clinical placements.

Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

Australian Human Rights Commission

Australian Indigenous Health Info Net

Helping to close the gap by providing the evidence base to inform practise and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

Australian Rural Health Education Network

Great information on clinical placements from University Departments of Rural Health all over Australia.


Offer Bush Support Services, including free and confidential 24-hour support and debriefing service for students and health professionals in rural and remote Australia. Lots of other resources, particularly for students interested in remote nursing.

Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators

FRAME is made up of representatives from initiatives under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training program.

Indigenous Allied Health Australia

Resources to help you learn about Indigenous culture before starting your placement.

Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education

Case studies, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research and resources specifically for medical students.

Royal Australian College of General Practitioners

Clinical resources and information about pathways.

Royal Flying Doctor Service

Information about retrieval services and helpful to find out more about what they do as you may have a lot of interaction with them in rural and remote Australia.

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health

Resources for allied health students about placements and career pathways, including the Allied Health Rural Generalist pathway and a Transition Toolkit to Remote and Rural Practice.


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