Preparing the health workforce to work in The Lands.

Relocating to a new place for work is a daunting prospect – even more so when considering a shift to some of the most isolated communities in the world! We have developed resources for medical and health practitioners to help them understand what it is like to live and work in the remote Ngaanyatjarra Lands.

WA Rural Communities-Ngaanytjarra Lands recruitment

For medical and health professionals considering working in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands

Rural Health West and its project partners, Ngaanyatjarra Health Service, Northern Territory PHN and WA Primary Health Alliance (Country), are pleased to provide this information for all medical and health professionals considering working in Ngaanyatjarra Lands. We hope that it will help you understand the environment and prepare you for the experience. 

You might also like to participate in cultural awareness training prior to considering working in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands.

There are approximately 2,300 people living in the 12 communities on the Lands. To view a map of Ngaanyatjarra Lands and its communities, click here.

Ngaanyatjarra Health Service provides population-based health services to Aboriginal people on the Ngaanyatjarra Lands. For further information visit

Frequently asked questions for working in the Ngaanyatjarra Lands