Benefits of living and working rurally.

The following videos and publications provide insight into some of the many lifestyle and work experiences available in rural areas.

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The Community Residency Program (CRP) – try something different.

The CRP gives Resident Medical Officers (RMO) the opportunity to participate in a short term, supervised training placement in a variety of rural settings across Western Australia.

"One of its greatest benefits is giving you the variety in clinical experience in a setting where you have the opportunity to try out new skills.”
Dr Emma, RMO

Hear about the great rural lifestyle and work benefits for medical professionals, allied health professionals and student experiences below!

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RMO Dr Mike, talks about his experience in a rural hospital


Dr Sarah discusses the opportunities on the Rural Practice Pathway


Dr Christine's experience as a WAGPET registrar


Dr Nyi Nyi enjoys the lifestyle of a rural GP registrar

The Beckett's Choose Country for rural career.

GP proceduralists Dr Bethany Nelson and Dr Jeremy Beckett describe their career pathway and highlight how living and working in a rural location has led to a balanced lifestyle.

"The reality is, the breadth of skills and life experience you get in the country only enriches your résumé and your ability to be able to go into whatever it is you would like to do later."
Dr Jeremy, rural GP Proceduralist


Dr Amy's experience of Rural Clinical School in Broome

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The career and lifestyle benefits of working in the country for Dan, a rural physiotherapist


Speech Pathology student, Joanne, discusses the benefits of becoming a member of WAALHIIBE

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Dr Kristen discusses working as a physician in Albany

Choose Country Junior Doctor magazine

Read stories about your fellow junior doctors working across Western Australia and the many rural practice pathway opportunities available to you.

March 2022


February 2021


April 2020

Choose Country Autumn 2020

October 2019


April 2019


May 2018