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December 2016


More training opportunities for health and medical students in Mildura

16 December 2016

Media release

Health and medical students in Mildura will have even more opportunities to expand their skills as part of the Australian Government’s continued investment in rural health training through the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.


Tackling Australia’s new health workforce challenge

14 December 2016

Media release

Twenty years ago, Australia faced one of its most significant health workforce challenges. With a limited supply of doctors at the time, the Howard Government implemented a successful suite of policies which has been supported by successive governments in addressing this challenge. This led to the doubling of medical graduates, the expansion of medical training places and medical workforce growth over the last two decades.


Health workforce scholarship arrangements for 2017

09 December 2016

Media release

The Assistant Minister for Rural Health, Dr David Gillespie has provided an update on the interim health workforce scholarship arrangements for the 2017 study year.


NSW Rural Doctors Network office opening

08 December 2016

Media release

NSW Rural Doctors Network today opened new offices in Newcastle that will become a hub for rural health practitioners and organisations to the benefit of thousands of rural and remote communities across New South Wales.


Kentish Health Centre

02 December 2016

Media release

Assistant Minister for Rural Health, Dr David Gillespie, moved today to set the record straight about health care services for the Kentish community in Tasmania.


Multi-million dollar boost for Health training in Lismore

02 December 2016

Media release

Health and medical students will have greater opportunities to undertake training and clinical placements at the University Centre for Rural Health in Lismore, New South Wales.

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