National Priority Locations

National Priority Locations for the Visiting Optometrists Scheme (VOS).

Page last updated: 07 April 2015

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Effective from 1 July 2012

Australian Standard Geographical Classification, by Remoteness Area (ASGC-RA) values
Value
Meaning
1
Major cities of Australia
2
Inner regional Australia
3
Outer regional Australia
4
Remote Australia
5
Very remote Australia

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New South Wales
Victoria
Queensland
Western Australia
South Australia
Tasmania
Northern Territory

New South Wales
Priority Location
ASGC-RA #
Albury
2
Armidale
2
Balranald
3
Baradine
4
Bega
3
Bingara
2
Binnaway
3
Boggabilla
3
Boorowa
2
Bourke
4
Brewarrina
4
Broken Hill
3
Brungle
2
Carinda
4
Cobar
4
Collarenabri
4
Condobolin
3
Coolabah
4
Coolah
3
Coonabarabran
3
Coonamble
4
Deniliquin
2
Dubbo
2
Dunedoo
3
Enngonia
5
Euston
3
Gilgandra
3
Glen Innes
3
Goodooga
5
Grenfell
3
Gulargambone
3
Gunnedah
3
Harden
2
Hay
3
Hillston
2
Inverell
3
Ivanhoe
5
Lake Cargelligo
3
Lightening Ridge
4
Lord Howe Island
5
Menindee
4
Moulamein
3
Mungindi
4
Murrin Bridge
4
Narooma
3
Narrandera
3
Nowra
3
Nyngan
4
Pilliga
4
Quirindi
3
Tamworth
2
Tibooburra
5
Tingha
3
Toomelah
3
Tullamore
3
Tumbarumba
3
Walcha
3
Walgatt
4
Walhollow
3
Wanaaring
5
Warialda
3
Warren
3
Wee Waa
3
Weilmoringle
5
Wellington
3
Wentworth
3
Wilcannia
5
Wreck Bay
2
Yeoval
3
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Victoria
Priority Location
ASGC-RA #
Bairnsdale
3
Boort
3
Bright
3
Corryong
3
Echuca
2
Edenhope
3
Halls Gap
3
Heywood
3
Hopetoun
4
Horsham
3
Jeparit
3
Kerang
3
Lake Tyers
3
Mallacoota
4
Mildura
3
Minyip
3
Mooroopna
2
Mount Beauty
3
Nhill
3
Orbost
3
Ouyen
3
Portland
3
Rainbow
4
Robinvale
3
Sale
2
St Arnaud
3
Swan Hill
3
Wangoom
2
Warrnambool
2
Wodonga
2
Wycheproof
3
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Queensland
Priority Location
ASGC-RA #
Alpha
5
Amity Point
4
Aramac
5
Augathella
5
Aurukun
5
Babinda
3
Badu Island
5
Bamaga
5
Barcaldine
5
Bedourie
5
Biggenden
3
Birdsville
5
Blackall
5
Bollon
5
Boulia
5
Burketown
5
Camooweal
5
Capella
4
Cardwell
4
Charleville
4
Cherbourg
2
Childers
2
Chillagoe
4
Clermont
4
Cloncurry
4
Coconut Island
5
Coen
5
Collinsville
4
Cooktown
4
Croydon
5
Cunnamulla
5
Dajarra
5
Darnley Island
5
Dirranbandi
4
Doomadgee
5
Eidsvold
3
Gayndah
3
Georgetown
5
Gin Gin
3
Halifax
4
Hamilton Island
4
Hammond Island
5
Hebel
5
Hopevale
4
Horn Island
5
Hughenden
5
Inglewood
3
Injinoo
5
Injune
4
Isisford
5
Jericho
5
Julia Creek
5
Karumba
5
Kowanyama
5
Kubin
5
Laura
5
Lockhart River
5
Longreach
5
Lucinda
4
Mabuiag Island
5
Macknade
4
Mapoon
5
Mareeba
3
McKinlay
5
Middlemount
4
Millmerran
2
Mitchell
4
Monto
3
Mornington Island
5
Mossman Gorge
3
Moura
3
Mt Garnet
4
Mt Surprise
5
Mundubbera
3
Murray Island
5
Murray Upper
4
Muttaburra
5
Napranum
5
New Mapoon
5
Normanton
5
Oakey
2
Palm Islands
4
Point Lookout
4
Pormpuraaw
5
Quilpie
5
Ravenshoe
3
Ravenswood
4
Richmond
5
Rubyvale
4
Saibai Island
5
Sapphire
4
Seisia
5
Springsure
4
St George
4
St Pauls
5
Surat
4
Talbot Islands (also known as Boigu Islands)
5
Tambo
5
Tara
3
Taroom
4
Taylors Beach
4
Texas
4
Thallon
4
Thargomindah
5
Theodore
3
Thursday Island
5
Tieri
4
Toogoolawah
2
Tully Heads
4
Umagico
5
Wallumbilla
4
Wandoan
4
Warraber Island
5
Weipa
5
Willows Gemfields
4
Windorah
5
Winton
5
Woorabinda
4
Wujal Wujal
4
Yam Island
5
Yarrabah
3
Yorke Island
5
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Western Australia
Priority Location
ASGC-RA #
Balgo
5
Bayulu
5
Beagle Bay
5
Billiluna
5
Blackstone
5
Boddington
3
Bremer Bay
4
Broome
4
Bruce Rock
4
Burringurrah
5
Carnamah
4
Carnarvon
4
Coolgardie
4
Coonana
5
Corrigin
4
Cosmo Newbery
5
Cotton Creek
5
Cue
5
Cunderdin
3
Dalwallinu
4
Denham
5
Derby
5
Dongara
3
Dumbleyung
4
Eneabba
4
Exmouth
5
Fitzroy Crossing
5
Gnowangerup
4
Green Head
4
Halls Creek
5
Hopetoun
5
Jameson
5
Jerramungup
4
Jigalong
5
Jurien
3
Kalbarri
4
Kalumburu
5
Kambalda West
3
Kellerberrin
3
Kiwirrkurra
5
Kondinin
4
Kookynie
5
Koorda
4
Kulin
4
Kununurra
4
La Grange
5
Lake Grace
4
Lancelin
3
Laverton
5
Leeman
4
Leinster
5
Leonora
5
Lombadina
5
Looma
5
Marble Bar
5
Meekatharra
5
Menzies
5
Merredin
3
Mindibungu
5
Mingenew
3
Moora
3
Morawa
4
Mt Magnet
5
Mt Margaret
5
Mukinbudin
4
Mulan
5
Mullewa
4
Newman
5
Nookenbah
5
Norseman
4
Northampton
3
Northcliffe
4
Nullagine
5
One Arm Point
5
Onslow
5
Perenjori
4
Pia Wadjari
5
Port Hedland
4
Quairading
3
Ravensthorpe
5
Ringers Soak
5
Roebourne
5
Sandstone
5
Southern Cross
4
Tablelands communities
5
Three Springs
4
Tjuntjuntjara
5
Tom Price
5
Walpole
4
Wanarn
5
Wangkatjungka
5
Warakurna
5
Warburton
5
Warmun
5
Wiluna
5
Wingellina
5
Wongan Hills
3
Wyalkatchem
4
Wyndham
5
Yalgoo
5
Yandeyarra
5
Yungngora
5
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South Australia
Priority Location
ASGC-RA #
Amata (APY Lands)
5
American River
4
Andamooka
5
Angaston
2
Ardrossan
3
Arno Bay
4
Auburn
2
Balaklava
2
Balhannah
2
Barmera
3
Beachport
3
Berri
3
Birdwood
2
Blanchetown
3
Blyth
3
Booleroo
3
Bordertown
3
Burra
3
Bute
3
Cadell
3
Callington
2
Carrickalinga
2
Ceduna
5
Clare
3
Cleve
5
Cobdogla
3
Coffin Bay
4
Coober Pedy
5
Coonalpyn
3
Copley (APY Lands)
5
Cowell
5
Crystal Brook
3
Cummins
4
Dublin
2
Echunga
2
Edithburgh
4
Elliston
5
Ernabella (APY Lands)
5
Eudunda
2
Fishermans Bay
3
Freeling
2
Fregon (APY Lands)
5
Gladstone
3
Goolwa
2
Greenock
2
Gumeracha
2
Hahndorf
2
Hamley Bridge
2
Hawker
4
Hindmarsh Island
2
Indulkana (APY Lands)
5
Jamestown
3
Kadina
3
Kalangadoo
3
Kapunda
2
Karoonda
3
Keith
3
Kersbrook
2
Kimba
5
Kingscote
4
Kingston
3
Koonibba
5
Lameroo
4
Laura
3
Leigh Creek
5
Lobethal
2
Loxton
3
Lucindale
3
Lyndoch
2
Macclesfield
2
Maitland
3
Mallala
2
Mannum
2
Marree
5
McLaren Flat
2
Meadows
2
Meningie
3
Middleton
2
Milang
2
Millicent
3
Mimili (APY Lands)
5
Mintabie
5
Moonta
3
Morgan
3
Mount Barker
2
Mount Burr
3
Mount Compass
2
Mount Gambier
2
Mount Pleasant
2
Mount Torrens
2
Murray Bridge
2
Nairne
2
Nangwarry
3
Napperby
3
Naracoorte
3
Nepabunna (APY Lands)
5
Normanville
2
Nuriootpa
2
Nyapari (APY Lands)
5
Oak Valley
5
Oakbank
2
One Tree Hill
2
Oodnadatta
5
Orroroo
3
Owen
2
Paringa
3
Penneshaw
4
Penola
3
Peterborough
3
Pinnaroo
4
Pipalyatjara (APY Lands)
5
Point Turton
4
Port Augusta
3
Port Broughton
3
Port Elliot
2
Port Germein
3
Port Lincoln
4
Port MacDonnell
3
Port Pirie
3
Port Victoria
3
Port Vincent
3
Port Wakefield
3
Quorn
3
Raukkan
5
Renmark
3
Riverton
2
Robe
3
Roseworthy
2
Roxby Downs
4
Saddleworth
3
Snowtown
3
Spalding
3
Springton
2
Stansbury
4
Strathalbyn
2
Streaky Bay
4
Swan Reach
3
Tailem Bend
2
Tantanoola
3
Tanunda
2
Tarpeena
3
Tintinara
3
Truro
2
Tumby Bay
4
Two Wells
2
Uraidla
2
Victor Harbor
2
Virginia
2
Waikerie
3
Wallaroo
3
Warooka
4
Wasleys
2
Wataruu (APY Lands)
5
Whyalla
3
Williamstown
2
Wilmington
3
Wirrabara
3
Woodside
2
Woomera
5
Wudinna
5
Yalata
5
Yankalilla
2
Yorketown
4
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Tasmania
Priority Location
ASGC-RA #
Bicheno
3
Bruny Island
3
Campbell Town
3
Cape Barren Island
5
Currie
5
Dover
3
Geeveston
3
Lady Barron
5
Nubeena
3
Oatlands
3
Ouse
3
Queenstown
4
Railton
3
Rosebery
3
Scottsdale
3
Sheffield
3
Smithton
3
St Helen's
3
St Mary's
3
Strahan
4
Swansea
3
Triabunna
3
Whitemark
5
Zeehan
4
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Northern Territory
Priority Location
ASGC-RA #
Adelaide River
4
Alcoota
5
Ali Curung
5
Alice Springs (Central Australian Aborigina Congress only)
4
Alyangula
5
Amoonguna
4
Ampilatwatj
5
Angurugu
5
Apatula (Finke)
5
Areyonga
5
Barunga
5
Batchelor
3
Belyuen
4
Beswick
5
Bickerton
5
Binjari
4
Borroloola
5
Bulla/ Kildirk
5
Bulman
5
Canteen Creek
5
Daly River
4
Docker River
5
Elliot
5
Epenarra
5
Galiwinku
5
Gapuwiyak
5
Haasts Bluff
5
Hart's Range
5
Hermannsberg / Wallace Rockhole
5
Imanpa
5
Jabiru
4
Jilkminggan
5
Kalkarindji / Daguragu
5
Katherine and town camps
4
King's Canyon/Ukaka
5
Kintore
5
Lajamanu
5
Lake Nash
5
Laramba
5
Laynapuy Homelands
4
Maningrida
5
Manyellaluk
5
Marngarr
5
Mataranka
5
Milikapiti
5
Milingimbi
5
Minjilang
5
Minyeri
5
Miwatj (Nhulunbuy ACCHS)
5
Mt Liebig
5
Mutitjulu / Yulara
5
Neutral Junction/ Tara
5
Nguiu (Wurrumiyanga)
4
Ngukurr
5
Nhulunbuy
5
Numbulwar
5
Nyrripi
5
Oenpelli (Gunbalanya)
5
Palumpa
5
Papunya
5
Peppimenarti
5
Pine Creek
4
Pirlangimpi
5
Ramingining
5
Robinson River
5
Santa Teresa
4
Tennant Creek
5
Ti Tree (Anmatjere)
5
Timber Creek
5
Titjikala
5
Umbakumba
5
Urapuntja (Utopia)
5
Wadeye
4
Willowra
5
Woolaning
4
Wurli Wurlinjang (Katherine ACCHS)
4
Wurrawi
5
Yarralin
5
Yirrkala
5
Yuelamu
5
Yuendumu
5
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