Living and working in country WA

Here you can access a wealth of information about living and working in country Western Australia. This information will help you determine if the country community is right for you and assist you in preparing yourself (and your family) to move to a new town in country WA.

Living in country Western Australia (WA)

The Health professionals guide to living in country Western Australia aims to guide you firstly to determine which country community is "right for you", and secondly to assist you in preparing yourself (and your family) to move to a new town in country WA.

Highlights include:

  • Enjoying a strong sense of community
  • Experience our rich and diverse cultural heritage
  •  A 'can do' and optimistic local spirit
  • The fantastic recreational experiences
  • The relaxed and friendly lifestyle
  • Geography and climate
  • Regional information
  • Getting there and around
  • Flora and fauna
  • Things to see
  • Things to do
  • Facilities and amenities
  • Post and communication
  • Education
  • Settling into the community.

Health professionals guide to living in country WA (PDF)

Working in country Western Australia (WA)

The Health professionals guide to working in country Western Australia provides basic information on working as a health professional in country WA, to help in your decision to work in the country, and also provide a pre-employment orientation to the life of a rural health professional.

Highlights include:

  • Making the right decision
  • Rural health context
  • Conditions and benefits
  • Employment locations
  • Accommodation
  • Communication and IT
  • Professional development
  • Professional support
  • Adapting to rural practice
  • Looking after yourself
  • Settling into the workplace
  • Useful organisations.

Health professionals guide to working in country WA (PDF)

Find out more about living and working in regional WA

Detailed information about the regions is available in the Regional Development Commission websites. Please select from the following: