Map Locator

View Districts of Workforce Shortage (DWS), Inner/Outer Metro areas, ASGC Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA 06) and associated information.

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Training and support

These Government programs and initiatives are targeted at university departments of rural health, medical students, trainee specialists, practising rural doctors, and doctors who trained outside Australia.

They aim to

  • improve standards of education and training to ensure regional Australians have access to well-trained health professionals
  • help rural doctors keep up with mandated continuing professional development
  • address the imbalance between urban and rural doctors.



Legislation and recruitment programs that aim to improve the distribution of the medical workforce in Australia.
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