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News and events

Each year WAALHIIBE hosts a number of events for its members to attend and participate in. An overview of these is listed below. For full details of each event, please see the link to the Events Calendar

Multi D Night

WAALHIIBE and SPINRPHEX Student Rural Health Clubs join forces to present a night of multidisciplinary fun and learning, on Monday 4 May 2015. The event will be held at the Murdoch Lecture Theatre at the University of Western Australia from 6pm onwards.  There will be guest speakers from the Royal Flying Doctor Service and workshops to participate in.


For more information please see the event calendar or contact the WAALHIIBE administrator.

Aboriginal health conference scholarship

Rural Health West is offering six complimentary registrations to students from Western Australian universities who are studying a health related discipline to attend the Rural Health West Aboriginal Health Conference to be held on 4 and 5 July 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Perth.

For further information and registration details please click here or contact waalhiibe@ruralhealthwest.com.au


Geraldton and Midwest Rural Student Vocational Experience

Rural Health West and the WA Centre for Rural Health are offering first or second year health students from Western Australian universities the opportunity to participate in a fully funded rural vocational experience.

The experience will focus on learning about interprofessional rural practice in Geraldton and will include a visit to the Mount Magnet community, health service visits, simulation education opportunities and clinical observation. This student vocational experience will be held in July 2015.

Click here for more information and here for the application form.


Country Allied Health Student Travel Grant

WA Clinical Training Network is pleased to provide grants to undergraduate and graduate entry students to assist with travel costs for country placements of four weeks or more.

Rural vocational experiences are an important part of the training program and Rural Health West is pleased to work with WA Clinical Training Network to support students undertaking rural placements. If you are interested in applying for a grant, please contact the WA Clinical Training Network Coordinator, Simulated Learning Environments Lead, WA  for eligibility information. 


 How would you like to help out as a volunteer with FAIRGAME WA to provide a range of physical activities and health education sessions to some of our Indigenous communities? A fantastic opportunity for a rural and remote experience with a not-for-profit organisation who recycles donated sports equipment and provides education and inspiration to underserviced communities through targeted fitness, health and nutrition programs.  
Click here for more information about FAIRGAME

Conferences of National Significance

The NRHSN receives funding from the Australian Government Department of Health to fund medical, allied health, nursing, pharmacy and dentistry students who are members of their university Rural Health Club to attend Conferences of National Significance (CoNS). CoNS is a great way for you to be able attend a conference where you will be able to network and gain the great experience and knowledge that you may not have been able to afford as a student! Read more.
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