Rural Health Workforce Australia is the peak body for the state and territory Rural Workforce Agencies. Our not-for-profit Network attracts, recruits and supports health professionals for rural and remote communities.

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Dental Relocation & Infrastructure Support Scheme (DRISS)

The Dental Relocation and Infrastructure Support Scheme (DRISS) is designed to help improve dental workforce distribution and service delivery in rural and remote areas.

It provides relocation and infrastructure grants to encourage and support dentists to relocate to rural and remote areas where there is a need for more dental services.

Rural Health Workforce Australia (RHWA) currently manage existing DRISS participants. 

Unfortunately at this time there are no future DRISS rounds scheduled and RHWA is unable to provide any information about future DRISS rounds or future eligibility criteria. 

Please continue to check this webpage or the Department of Health website -, for any future updates.


Contact the DRISS Team

Email:  Phone: 03 9860 4700