WAALHIIBE (Western Australian ALlied Health Interested in Bush Experience) provides opportunities for allied health students who are interested in experiencing rural practice.

Being involved in a Student Rural Health Club can enhance future employment opportunities and is a great way to meet fellow health students.

WAALHIIBE provides activities and educational experiences for students, including trips to rural and remote areas, Rural High School Visits, cultural awareness training, Indigenous community event attendance, guest speaker nights, skills evenings, social events and more.

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WAALHIIBE is Western Australia’s Student Rural Health Club for allied health students from Curtin University, University of Western Australia, University of Notre Dame Fremantle, Edith Cowan University and Murdoch University.

Become a member of WAALHIIBE

Visit the National Rural Health Student Network website to complete your registration details.

Being a part of WAALHIIBE is a great opportunity for students to:

  • Discover rural health careers
  • Enhance future employment opportunities
  • Build professional relationships
  • Explore rural Western Australia
  • Attend free informative and fun events
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If you would like to join a student rural health club that provides opportunities to medical, dental and nursing students, SPINRPHEX (Students and Practitioners Interested in Rural Practice Health Education Xetcetera) Student Rural Health Club is for you! 

Become a member of SPINRPHEX

To find out more about SPRINPHEX or to join, visit the National Rural Health Student Network website.

Upcoming WAALHIIBE events

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NAIDOC Family Fun Day and Expo
Broome and Derby | Thursday 6 July to Saturday 8 July 2017

The WAALHIIBE Student Rural Health Club is heading to the NAIDOC Family Fun Day and Expo on 7 July 2017 in Derby, Western Australia for our annual Indigenous event. This is a fantastic opportunity for three WAALHIIBE members to travel to the Kimberley region of Western Australia, coordinate an educational stall at the NAIDOC Family Fun Day and network with health professionals in the area. 

Thursday 6 July:  Travel from Perth to Broome, visit health services in the region and sight seeing.
Friday 7 July:       Travel to Derby, participate in the NAIDOC Family Fun Day, return Broome. 
Saturday 8 July:   Travel from Broome to Perth. 

This is a FREE event and a fantastic opportunity to get involved in an Indigenous Community event. 

To apply:
Email the WAALHIIBE Student Rural Health Club to express your interest and include the reason why you are applying and why you would make a great WAALHIIBE representative.
Applications close Wednesday 7 June 2017.
SPINRPHEX and WAALHIIBE Joint Annual Conference
SPINRPHEX and WAALHIIBE  Student Rural Health Clubs are once again teaming up to host our annual Joint Rural Health Conference, open to all university health students.  Theme, program and registration details to be announced soon.

When:     Saturday 12 August 2017
Where:    FJ Clark Lecture Theatre
                University of Western Australia
$10.00 per student