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Grow Rural North Queensland

GROW Rural North Queensland

GROW Rural North Queensland - Event Details


Locations: Atherton, Mareeba, Ravenshoe and Herberton (visited across the three years)

2nd Year: Friday, 28 April 2023 - Sunday, 30 April 2023

3rd Year: Friday, 26 April - Sunday, 28 April 2024

GROW Rural North Queensland 2022 - 2024 applications are now closed.

The 2025 - 2027 GROW Rural North Queensland application round will open in 2025.

Supported by Event Partner:

GROW Rural North Queensland Community Supporters

Health Workforce Queensland acknowledges the ongoing commitment of the following community organisations and businesses who so generously provide in-kind support to GROW Rural North Queensland.

Important Information
  • Attendees are required to be 18 years of age at the time of the event

  • GROW Rural is open to first year full-time students only

  • GROW Rural is open to medical, nursing, midwifery, dentistry and allied health students

  • GROW Rural only accepts students from Queensland universities

  • GROW Rural accepts domestic students only

  • Interviews will be conducted for short-listed applicants so we can get to know you better

  • Each program requires a three-year commitment

  • This is a cost-free program; all travel, accommodation and catering will be covered by Health Workforce Queensland

  • Travel may include a combination of air and bus

  • Please note the two nights of GROW Rural accommodation may include a combination of:

    • Shared accommodation arrangements with other GROW Rural students of the same sex. Each student is allocated a single bed with a shared bathroom.

    • Billeting with a host community family either individually or with other same-sex students. Each student is allocated a single bed with a shared bathroom.

  • To determine the possible influences the GROW Rural program has on future rural and remote practice, Health Workforce Queensland will invite GROW Rural graduates to participate in a longitudinal tracking survey. The first tracking survey will invite GROW Rural graduates to participate in the study and to provide their AHPRA registration number (where applicable). Subsequent surveys will be emailed every two years.

  • For information regarding Health Workforce Queensland's COVID-19 Plan for Events, click here

For more information, please contact our Training and Events team.

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