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News & 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

WAALHIIBE Student Rural Health Club Executive Committee positions open for 2015

If you are interested in becoming a member of the WAALHIIBE Student Rural Health Club Executive Committee for 2015, applications are now open. Vacant positions include:

1. Rural High School Visit Junior Representative x 2
2. Promotions Officer
3. Indigenous Officer

To receive a position description or to submit an application for a vacant position please send an email along with your current CV to the WAALHIIBE Administrator stating which role you are applying for and what you can bring to the role. 

 For further information about the committee positions or the WAALHIIBE Student Rural Health Club, please contact the WAALHIIBE Administrator or telephone 08 6389 4537. Applications close Friday 24 October 2014.

Country Allied Health Student Travel Grants

WA Country Health Service and the Mental Health Commission are 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 both agencies to support students undertaking rural placements. If you are interested in applying for a grant, please contact the WA Country Health Service Program Manager (allied health) 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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