Our Region

Our footprint spans more than 600,000 square kilometres across the North West, Central, Central West, Lower Gulf, Channel Country and the Western Cape regions of Queensland. 

Home to mining and agricultural industries, this region encompasses 14 local government areas. We boast a diverse multicultural population, of which nearly 20% identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people.

The lands on which we work  covers the country of the Kalkadoon, Lardil, Kaiadilt, Gangalidda, Garawa, Waanyi, Yangkaal, Gkuthaarn, Wakaya, Bularnu, Warluwarra, Andegerebenha, Pitta-Pitta, Wangkamana, Mithaka, Yarluyandi, Karuwali, Birria, Kuungkari, Iningai, Maiawali, Guwa, Yanda, Yalarrnga, Wunumara, Ngawun, Mayi-Thakurti, Mayi-Katuna, Kukatj, Mingin, Kurtijar, Walangama, MayiKulan, Ngawun, Awngthim, Anguthimri and Yupangathi nations. (Please note it is not the intention to exclude or misrepresent traditional owners).

Participating in rural and remote placement provides opportunities that are not available in metropolitan placements. Students can develop a broader range of skills and a strong sense of teamwork.

A Commonwealth funded Department of Rural Health
in collaboration with: