scholarship scheme to support health professionals
A new scholarship scheme has been announced to support health professionals
working in rural and regional areas to increase their skills and capabilities.
The Health Workforce Scholarship Program will be administered across the
country by a consortium of Rural Workforce Agencies (RWAs).
Member for Mallee Andrew Broad says under the new scheme the Health
Workforce Scholarship Program will deliver specifically to the needs of each
community with ongoing scholarships of up to $10,000 per year.
The Aim of the scheme is to improve access to the services needed in remote and rural areas of australia.
“This program will play a key role in ensuring we retain our health professionals
across the Wimmera Mallee and Mildura regions and continue delivering essential
primary health care services.” Mr Broad said.