Remote Health Practice Placements

Centre for Remote Health

An important resource in Central Australia, the St. John's Ambulance. Image: Carrington BondOverview

Students undertaking the Nursing stream of the Remote Health Practice Postgraduate Award Courses offered through the Centre for Remote Health, are required to undertake remote placements as well as face to face intensives in Alice Springs.

The Centre for Remote Health offers assistance and support for student placements including: 


Student accommodation is available with single and shared rooms in furnished apratments and houses. Most placement sites are within walking distance of Centre for Remote Health accommodation. 

Scholarships and Funding

A number of scholarships and funding opportunities are available to support students in remote training and placements.

Educational Activities

Regular Student Networking and Inter-Professional Sessions (SNIPS) for students assists to develop a collegiate approach to health care.

Postgraduate Placement Guide

Our Postgraduate Placement Guide assists students in preparing to undertake a placement in Central Australia. 

Placement locations and organisations

  • Remote Community clinics – see community details on the Remote Area Health Corp (RAHC) website
  • Central Australian Remote Health Services
  • Top End Remote Health Services
  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

Where are you now?

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Contact the Student Administrator Tel  (08) 89514 700