School Age

High School to Health Careers Program

Read more about this NTPHN program.


Under­grad­u­ate (RN/MID-EN)

Place­ment Sup­port (Cen­tre for Remote Health)

The Cen­tre for Remote Health pro­vides sup­port and assis­tance to stu­dents under­go­ing Nurs­ing and Allied Health Pro­fes­sion­al Expe­ri­ence Place­ments and Remote Health Prac­tice Place­ments in Cen­tral Aus­tralia. Sup­port is also pro­vid­ed for uni­ver­si­ties and clin­i­cal supervisors.

Stu­dents from any uni­ver­si­ty and any health-relat­ed course are wel­come to access their ser­vices. Stu­dent place­ment oppor­tu­ni­ties exist in hos­pi­tals, health clin­ics in remote com­mu­ni­ties and pri­vate and pub­lic health depart­ments. Read about how they can help.

Stu­dent Net­work­ing and Inter Pro­fes­sion­al Ses­sions (Cen­tre for Remote Health)

The Cen­tre for Remote Health hosts reg­u­lar Stu­dent Net­work­ing and Inter-Pro­fes­sion­al Ses­sions (SNIPS) for stu­dents and oth­er inter­est­ed pro­fes­sion­als from all health relat­ed disciplines. 

Stu­dent Remote Trav­el and Accom­mo­da­tion Assis­tance (Cen­tre for Remote Health) 

The Cen­tre for Remote Health also offers assis­tance and sup­port for stu­dent place­ments through accom­mo­da­tion and trans­port. Find out more.

The Carmel Baul­der­stone Memo­r­i­al Schol­ar­ship (Flinders University)

This schol­ar­ship pro­vides assis­tance to under­grad­u­ate nurs­ing stu­dents under­tak­ing their Bach­e­lor of Nurs­ing course at Flinders Uni, who are enrolled in the sec­ond or third year of the course to under­take a Pro­fes­sion­al Expe­ri­ence Place­ment at a Col­lege of Nurs­ing and Health Sci­ences-approved clin­i­cal edu­ca­tion facil­i­ty in a rur­al or remote set­ting. Find out more here.


Grad­u­ate Programs

NT Health Grad­u­ate Nurse and Mid­wife Programs

Hos­pi­tal-based with pos­si­ble rota­tions to aged and com­mu­ni­ty. Includes MMM 6/7. Find out more here.


Con­tin­u­ing Pro­fes­sion­al Devel­op­ment (Post-grad­u­ate Study Support)

The Health Work­force Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram (HWSP) by NTPHN

The Health Work­force Schol­ar­ship Pro­gram (HWSP) pro­vides schol­ar­ships and bur­saries to help health pro­fes­sion­als in rur­al and remote Aus­tralia enhance and retain their skills, capac­i­ty and scope of prac­tice. The HWSP is avail­able to health pro­fes­sion­als work­ing in med­ical, nursing/​midwifery, den­tal, allied health and Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander health. Work­ers pro­vid­ing pri­ma­ry health care ser­vices to loca­tions in MM 3 – 7 with­in pri­vate prac­tice, non-gov­ern­ment and not-for-prof­it sec­tor are eli­gi­ble to apply. Health pro­fes­sion­als pro­vid­ing pri­ma­ry health care ser­vices in an Abo­rig­i­nal Med­ical Ser­vice (AMS) or Abo­rig­i­nal Com­mu­ni­ty Con­trolled Health Organ­i­sa­tion (ACCHO) can be locat­ed with­in a MM 1 — 7 loca­tion. Find out more.

Cen­tre for Remote Health Stu­dent Place­ment Sup­port (Across Disciplines)

Stu­dents under­tak­ing the Remote Health Prac­tice Post­grad­u­ate Award Cours­es offered through the Cen­tre for Remote Health are required to under­take remote place­ments as well as face-to-face inten­sives in Alice Springs. The Cen­tre for Remote Health offers assis­tance and sup­port for stu­dent place­ments through accom­mo­da­tion and trans­port. Read more.


Ear­ly Career/​Career Redi­rect (RN/MID-EN)

Tran­si­tion to Remote Area Nurs­ing Course

This Cen­tre for Remote Health course is for reg­is­tered nurs­es new to remote health, con­sid­er­ing a career move to remote area nurs­ing or inter­est­ed in remote/​rural con­tracts. The 10-day face-to-face short course pre­pares reg­is­tered nurs­es with the skills and knowl­edge required to become effec­tive mem­bers of remote pri­ma­ry health care teams. Dis­cov­er this oppor­tu­ni­ty.

Oth­er opportunities

CRANAplus has not been informed of any oth­er path­way incen­tives or pro­grams that exist in the North­ern Ter­ri­to­ry. You may wish to browse path­way incen­tives in oth­er states or those on a nation­al lev­el as well.

If you are an organ­i­sa­tion run­ning a pro­gram or ini­tia­tive to sup­port those prac­tis­ing or study­ing remote nurs­ing and/​or mid­wifery, let us know by email­ing professionalservices@​crana.​org.​au.