Mount Isa Centre for Rural & Remote Health (MICRRH)

Incorporated into James Cook University, MICRRH is part of a national network of centres for population health, education and research.

(07) 4745 4500

The Mount Isa Cen­tre for Rur­al and Remote Health (MICRRH) James Cook Uni­ver­si­ty, is part of a nation­al net­work of 11 Uni­ver­si­ty Depart­ments of Rur­al Health fund­ed by the Depart­ment of Health and Age­ing. Sit­u­at­ed in out­back north and west Queens­land, MICR­RH’s region spans the Mount Isa and Cen­tral West Dis­tricts of Queens­land Health, the new­ly formed Medicare Local — North and West Remote Health rep­re­sent­ing a dri­vable round trip of about 3,400 kilo­me­tres and nine days, some roads only recent­ly acces­si­ble due to flood dam­age (Birdsville and Boud­erie); and flights to Morn­ing­ton Island and Doomadgee.

Our Vision
A healthy and Vibrant Out­back Queensland.

Our Mis­sion
Excel­lence in Rur­al, Remote and Indige­nous Health.

Our Teach­ing
Qual­i­ty learn­ing expe­ri­ences at the cut­ting edge of authen­tic remote and rur­al clin­i­cal practice.

Our Research
Rel­e­vant, Col­lab­o­ra­tive, Pol­i­cy Chang­ing, pro­vid­ing the evi­dence base for the future.

Our Place
In the heart­land of out­back Queens­land, remote and rur­al practice.