About Us

Towards Rural and Outback Health Professionals In Queensland

TROHPIQ is Queensland’s rural health club dedicated to helping medical, nursing and allied health students experience the unique career and lifestyle opportunities to be found beyond the big town of Brisbane. We are a student-run rural health club with a membership base of over 800 students. Founded in 1994, TROHPIQ continues to promote rural clinical education, rural and remote practice and rural and indigenous health issue awareness, and provides numerous support services for students of various health disciplines throughout the state.

Affiliated Universities

  • University of Queensland (UQ)
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • Australian Catholic University (ACU)
  • University of Sunshine Coast (USC)
  • Central Queensland University (CQU)
  • University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Please visit our website for more information. 

TROHPIQ members are also automatically members of the National Rural Health Students Network which provides communications with the 28 university Rural Health Clubs across Australia and is active at the national level.

Why should I join?

Whether you're interested in a rural career or are just curious, TROHPIQ can provide you with experiences and information to help you decide.  TROHPIQ conduct clinical skills sessions, heavily subsidised trips to rural areas, conference attendance support, BBQ's, joint events with the other Queensland rural health clubs and much more.

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