Rural & Remote

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Rural and Remote Contacts

Suzanne Spitz/Anna McDonald
WACHS Area Allied Health program

Program Manager (Allied Health)
Ph: 9323 6622
suzanne.spitz@health.wa.gov.au

Michelle Carrington
Rural and Remote Representative
WA Occupational Therapy Association (formerly OT AUSTRALIA WA) michelle.carrington@bigpond.com

Northern and Remote Country Health Service and Southern Country Health Services – Directory of Occupational Therapy Departments (updated August 2012)

KIMBERLEY

Derby Regional Hospital
PMB 938 DERBY 6728
Ph: (08) 9193 3218
Fax: (08) 9193 3376
Covers Derby, Fitzroy Crossing and communities, Gibb River Road and communities, Kandiwal, Looma, Mowanjum, Pandanus Park and Jarlmadangah

Broome Hospital
PO Box 62 BROOME 6725
Ph: (08) 9194 2256
Fax: (08) 9194 2257
Also provides services to One Arm Point, Beagle Bay, Lombardina

Kununurra Hospital
PO Box 239 KUNUNURRA 6743
Ph: (08) 9166 4265
Fax: (08) 9166 4383
Covers Kununurra, Wyndham, Halls Creek, Warmun, Oombulgurri, Ringer Soak, Kalumburu, Yiyili, Doon Doon, Balgo, Mulan and Bililuna.

PILBARA

Hedland Health Campus
PMB 12, SOUTH HEDLAND 6722
Ph: (08) 9174 1373
Fax: (08) 9174 1405
Allied Health Reception Ph: (08) 9174 1352
Provides emergency and other clinical services

Newman Health Service
PO Box 418 NEWMAN 6753
Ph: (08) 9174 1373
Fax: (08) 9174 1405
Also provides services to Nullagine, Jigalong and Western Desert Communities

Karratha
PO Box 519 KARRATHA WA 6714
Ph: (08) 9143 2234
Also provides services to Dampier, Roebourne, Wickham and Pannawonnica

MIDWEST

Geraldton and Midwest, Geraldton Health Campus
PO Box 22, GERALDTON 6531
Ph: (08) 9956 2204
Fax: (08) 9956 2266
Also provides services to Kalbarri, Morawa, Latham, Three Springs, Eneabba, Leeman, Dongara, Mingenew, Perenjori, Carnamah, Northampton, Mullewa and Coorow

Gascoyne Population Health
PO Box 733, CARNARVON 6701
Ph: (08) 9941 0500
Fax: (08) 9941 0510
Also provides services to Denham, Useless Loop, Burringurrah, and Exmouth

Cue Primary Health
PO Box 7, CUE 6640
Ph: (08) 0427 198 648
Fax: (08) 9963 0150
Also provides services to Cue, Sandstone, Mount Magnet and Wiluna

GOLDFIELDS

Kalgoorlie Regional Hospital
Locked Bag 7 KALGOORLIE 6340
Ph: (08) 9080 5661
Fax: (08) 9080 5318
Also provides services to Coolgardie, Kambalda, Laverton, Leinster, Leonora, Menzies and Mt Margaret

Esperance Community Health
PO Box 813 ESPERANCE 6450
Ph: (08) 9071 0400
Fax: (08) 9071 0440

WHEATBELT

Avon and Central Primary Health
PO Box 312 NORTHAM 6401
Ph: (08) 9690 1320
Fax: (08) 9690 1694
Also provides services to York, Bakers Hill, Toodjay, Wundowie, Cunderdin, Tamin, Meckering

Eastern Wheatbelt Primary Health
PO Box 327 MERREDIN 6415
Ph: (08) 9041 0444
Fax: (08) 9041 0424
Also provides services to Southern Cross, Narembeen, Bruce Rock, Kelleberin, Wyalkatchem, Koorda, Trayning, Mukinbudin, Nungarin, Westonia, Beacon and Bencubbin

Western Wheatbelt Primary Health Service
PO Box 154 MOORA 6510
Ph: (08) 9651 0274
Fax: (08) 9651 0284
Also provides services to Dalwallinu, Badgingarra, Dandaragan, Miling and Watheroo

Southern Wheatbelt Primary Health Service
PO Box 477 NARROGIN 6312
Ph: (08) 9881 0385
Fax: (08) 9881 0457
Also provides services to Cuballing, Wickepin, Williams, West Arthur, Wagin, Boddington, Lake Grace, Dumbleyung, Pingelly, Kulin, Corrigin

GREAT SOUTHERN

Great Southern Health – Katanning
PO Box 181 KATANNING 6317
Ph: (08) 9821 6280
Fax: (08) 9821 6328
Also provides services to Kojonup, Gnowangerup, Woodanilling, Broomehill, Tambellup, Nyabing, Pingrup, Ongerup, Borden

Albany Regional Hospital
PO Box 252, ALBANY 6331
Ph: (08) 9892 2324
Fax: (08) 9892 8156
Also provides services to Mount Barker, Cranbrook, Frankland

Albany Child Development Service
PO Box 1411, ALBANY 6331
Ph: (08) 9892 2499
Fax: (08) 9841 6827

Denmark Hospital
PO Box 95 DENMARK 6333
Ph: (08) 9848 0600
Fax: (08) 9848 0611
Provides services to Youngs Sidings, Nornalup

SOUTH WEST AREA HEALTH

Bunbury Community Health
Hudson Road BUNBURY 6230
Ph: (08) 9722 1450
Fax: (08) 9722 1016

Bunbury Acute
Bunbury Regional Hospital
PO Box 5301 BUNBURY 6230
Ph: (08) 9722 1408
Fax: (08) 9722 1016

Bunbury Child Development Services
24A Hudson Road BUNBURY 6230
Ph: (08) 9795 2811
Fax: (08) 9795 7062

Busselton Community Health
Locked Bag 4 BUSSELTON 6280
Ph: (08) 9753 6471
Fax: (08) 9753 6566
Also provides services to Margaret River

Augusta Hospital
Donovan St AUGUSTA 6290
Ph: (08) 9758 3222
Fax: (08) 9758 3270

Warren Blackwood
PO Box 179 MANJIMUP 6258
Ph: (08) 9777 0414
Fax: (08) 9777 0498
Also provides services to Pemberton, Walpole, Bridgetown, Boyup Brook, Nannup

Collie Health Service (Including Collie Hospital and Community Health Service)
PO Box 505, COLLIE 6225
Ph: (08) 9735 1442
Fax: (08) 9735 1420
Also provides services to Donnybrook, Ballingup

LINKS

GOVERNMENT WA Country Health Service
http://www.wacountry.health.wa.gov.au

Australian Federal Government Rural Health Website
http://www.ruralhealth.gov.au

Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission
http://www.hreoc.gov.au/human_rights/rural_health

NATIONAL RURAL HEALTH NETWORK
http://www.nrhn.org

SARRAH (Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health)
http://www.sarrah.org.au

National Rural Health Alliance
http://nrha.ruralhealth.org.au

STUDENT RURAL CLUBS OF AUSTRALIA (WA)

WAALHIIBE (Western Australian Allied Health Interested In Bush Experience)
http://www.nrhn.org/clubs/waahliibe

SPINRPHEX (Student Practitioners Interested in Rural Practice, Health Education Xcetera)
http://www.spinrphex.uwa.edu.au

INDIGENOUS HEALTH

Australian Indigenous Health Info Net
http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au

Working with Indigenous People with Disability
http://www.WIRED.org.au

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Department of Health: Government of Western Australia
http://www.jobs.health.wa.gov.au