The Rural Health Professionals Program is a new Australian Government funded initiative designed to attract and retain nursing and allied health professionals in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia. Rural Health West is responsible for delivering this program in Western Australia.

Generous retention and support packages are available for eligible candidates. Rural Health West will tailor each package to suit your needs and assist you to settle, integrate and remain in your chosen rural community.

The retention and support package may include:

  • Removal and relocation costs
  • Accommodation assistance
  • Spouse employment assistance
  • Continuing and professional development opportunities 

Please refer to the Rural Health Professionals Program page for a summary of eligibility criteria.