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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More dentists for rural communities

The Dental Relocation and Infrastructure Support Scheme (DRISS) has helped to deliver more dentists to rural areas.

See the communities that have been the beneficiaries of dentists relocating with assistance from DRISS.


New South Wales

Alstonville, Armidale, Ballina, Bega, Blueys Beach, Bulahdelah, Cessnock, Cobar, Coonabarabran, Coonamble, Cootamundra, Cowra, Finley, Forbes, Griffith, Gunnedah, Hay, Kempsey, Lightning Ridge, Lithgow, Macksville, Mittagong, Moree, Muswellbrook, Narrabri, Narooma, Nowra, Orange, Parkes, Port Macquarie, Quirindi, Sanctuary Point, Singleton, Tahmoor, Tamworth, Taree, Tenterfield, Tura Beach, Wagga Wagga


Victoria

Alfredton, Bairnsdale, Ballarat, Bendigo, Castlemaine, Cobram, Colac, Drouin, Echuca, Euroa, Kyneton, Lakes Entrance, Moe, Shepparton, St Arnaud, Traralgon, Warracknabeal, Warragul, Warrnambool, Wodonga, Wonthaggi, Yarram


Queensland

Agnes Water, Belgian Gardens, Berserker, Chinchilla, Dalby, East Toowoomba, Emerald, Goondiwindi, Gympie, Innisfail, Laidley, Mount Isa, Nambour, Pittsworth, Rockhampton, Roma, St George, Toowoomba, Warwick, Woodford, Yandina


Western Australia

Albany, Bridgetown, Broome, Bunbury, Corrigin, Derby, Donnybrook, Esperance, Exmouth, Geraldton, Gingin, Kalgoorlie, Karratha, Katanning, Kojonup, Manjimup, Merredin, Tom Price, West Busselton


South Australia

Berri, Goolwa, Kingscote, Kingston, Mount Barker, Mount Gambier, Penola, Port Augusta, Waikerie


Northern Territory

Casuarina, Driver, Nhulunbuy, Palmerston, Tennant Creek


Tasmania

Brighton, Cape Barren Island, Claremont, Deloraine, Flinders Island, Kings Meadows, Moonah, New Norfolk, Shearwater, Sorell