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We’re a specialist industry super fund dedicated to people who provide some of the best health and community services in the world.

With more than 840,000 members and $41 billion invested globally on their behalf, we’ve learned a thing or two about looking after our members.

We speak up for others. We stand alongside our partners and members, advocating for a super system that better caters for people working in your sector. And, more broadly, women and First Australians.

As an industry super fund we work for members – not shareholders. We keep our fees down, costs low, and provide commission-free advice. It’s all part of the service. That way more money stays in our members’ super accounts working for their future.

Issued by H.E.S.T. Australia Ltd ABN 66 006 818 695 AFSL No. 235249, Trustee of Health Employees Superannuation Trust Australia (HESTA) ABN 64 971 749 321. Before making a decision about HESTA products you should read the relevant Product Disclosure Statement (call 1800 813 327 or visit hesta.com.au for a copy), and consider all relevant risks (hesta.com.au/understandingrisk).

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Your Nursing Agency (YNA) is a 100% Australian owned and operated company, focused on providing the best level of support to healthcare staff. Our business was founded to improve on the services offered by other agencies and provide nursing staff with a caring and personal approach.

YNA employs and places Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, specialist nurses such as Midwives, Personal Care Workers and Health Support Staff in metropolitan, rural and remote healthcare settings across Australia.

Phone 13 10 99

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CQ Nurse are a 100% Australian owned Nursing Agency specialising in placing nurses in regional, rural and remote facilities Australia wide.
CQ Nurse is owned by Health Solutions Group Australia, meaning more opportunities for Nurses. With Sister Agencies Australia wide, HSGA have you covered with shift, contract or Permanent options.

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Healthcare Australia is the leading healthcare recruitment agency of Nurses, Midwives, Aged and Support Workers, Doctors, Allied Health professionals and medical specialists in both metropolitan and rural/remote Australia. With over 45 years in the industry, we have established a national footprint, supplying healthcare professionals to leading public and private hospital groups across the country.

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ZOLL Medical Corporation, an Asahi Kasei Group company offers a wide range of advanced resuscitation solutions for hospitals that simplify intervention, increase efficiency and product reliability, and reduce the potential for errors. From early detection through post-resuscitation care, our innovative technologies help you identify and manage at-risk patients; provide CPR, defibrillation, and ALS care with confidence; and capture and analyse vital patient data

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The Centre for Remote Health aims to contribute to the improved health outcomes of people in remote communities through the provision of high quality tertiary education, training and research focusing on the discipline of Remote Health

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“PandaPearls Australia specialises wholesale priced pearls in larger sizes. We offer an exclusive conference range of pearl strands along with bracelets, earrings and enhancers. PandaPearls looks forward to our 6th CRANAplus Conference and catching up with old friends in Cairns.”

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Mediserve is the leading nursing agency specialising in the placement of Nurses, RANS and Midwives in regional and remote areas throughout Australia. As a preferred supplier to state and territory health departments and private hospital organisations our nursing staff are assured of the largest range of jobs and excellent service.

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We’re the only national, professional body solely dedicated to Indigenous health workers and health practitioners. Representing our members and advocating on behalf of the profession is our major focus.

NATSIHWA was established in 2009 when the Australia Government took the important decision to strengthen the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce as part of Closing the Gap. NATSIHWA has a seven-member Board of Directors, representing all states and territories.

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.69 million square kilometres.

Delivered by a dedicated team of professionals, using the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology, and supported by a vast number of volunteers and supporters, the RFDS is vital for those that live, work and travel in rural and remote Australia

RHDAustralia is based at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin and funded under the Australian Government’s Rheumatic Fever Strategy. RHDA works alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and other at risk populations, to reduce acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia. RHDAustralia will do this by developing and disseminating evidenced-based resources to support health systems and health staff in their work, and by advocating and providing culturally appropriate educational resources for people with ARF/RHD and their families.

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Medacs Healthcare is a leading global healthcare staffing and services company providing locum, temporary and permanent healthcare recruitment, workforce management solutions, managed healthcare and home care to the public and private sectors.

In Australia, Medacs Healthcare provides locum and permanent doctor, nursing and allied health jobs in Australia for resident and overseas trained professionals. We have more than 20 years of experience and expertise in medical recruitment in Australia and New Zealand.

The core of our business is our commitment to the provision of exceptional, personalised service. We apply a high level of quality control with all of our Australian medical jobs to ensure Medacs Healthcare continues to be the premier provider of jobs for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals.

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Apunipima is one of the largest community-controlled health organisations in Queensland. With over 200 staff, Apunipima is a membership based, community controlled Aboriginal Health Organisation responsible for delivering high quality, culturally appropriate, comprehensive primary health care to 11 Cape York communities. Fifty-percent of our workforce areAboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and 40% are community-based employees. This service employs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, Health Workers, outreach midwives, podiatrists, audiologists, physiotherapists, dietitians and nutritionists, diabetes nurse educators, paediatricians and GPs.

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The uniqueness of the Torres and Cape offer an unforgettable experience and along with the great career opportunities for health professionals, especially nurses, community health workers and generalist doctors.

Health professionals employed in Torres and Cape are responsible for working in partnership with Indigenous Health Workers and the communities to provide a wide range of primary healthcare services.

On the Cape mainland, the two main towns of Weipa and Cooktown beckon.  There are fantastic travels and adventures to be had across this diverse land and seascape, including barramundi fishing, camping, boating and sport hunting.  You’ll love the Laura dance festival, Lockhart River arts and crafts, and Cooktown re-enactment.

It’s hard to resist employment in an area where you may watch dawn break over the water on the way to work each day, where five minutes’ drive in any direction takes you to a beach. Working in the Torres Strait and Northern Peninsula is more than a job, it is a great opportunity to challenge yourself, become an integral member of the local community, develop collaborative relationships with other health professionals and be a part of making a difference to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes by providing comprehensive health services.

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Your organisation may be eligible for Australian Government funded support to help alleviate the pressure of finding a temporary replacement when your valuable healthcare staff goes on leave.

You will be given all the support needed to recruit, screen and place a highly experienced temporary health professional that can hit the ground running from the moment they arrive.

Our unique program is subsidised by the Australian Government so that all you need to worry about is ensuring your community receives ongoing healthcare during your team member’s absence. This means that there are no fees and your organisation only pays for the cost of having a temporary locum for the duration of the leave period i.e. their wage, superannuation and any applicable taxes. We help to alleviate the pressure even further by arranging and paying for the temporary health professional travel, accommodation and meals allowance.

Interested in becoming a locum? For each rural and remote placement you not only receive all of the above benefits but you also receive an incentive allowance of $150 per working day.

For more information please freecall 1800 Rural LAP (1800 18725 527).

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The Kimberley Rural Health Alliance (KRHA) is one of the newest University Departments of Rural Health in Australia. The KRHA is funded by the Commonwealth Government to address rural workforce shortages. It is operated by the University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA), in a consortium with four other universities; Edith Cowan University, Curtin University, Charles Darwin University & Murdoch University.

The purpose of the KRHA is to increase the rural and remote health workforce by:

  • Providing effective rural training experiences for health students
  • Supporting local health professionals to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
  • Increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health students
  • Providing quality professional development opportunities to existing health professionals
  • Supporting innovative service models research

Specifically, KRHA aims to:

  • Improve the recruitment and retention of dental, nursing and allied health professionals in the Kimberley
  • Improve health care in the Kimberley by providing high quality support, education and training for rural and remote health workers, and through provision of student led services
  • Improve cultural safety practices of health professionals and students

KAMS (Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Ltd) is a regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS), providing a collective voice and support for a network of member ACCHS from towns and remote communities across the Kimberley region of Western Australia. While the major role is in regional advocacy and support for member services, KAMS also provides comprehensive primary health care services in the remote communities of Beagle Bay, Bidyadanga, Balgo, Mulan and Billiluna. In 2014 KAMS established Kimberley Renal Services Pty Ltd to manage the provision of regional renal support and dialysis services in Broome, Derby, Kununurra and Fitzroy Crossing.

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For over 30 years, the Menzies School of Health Research has been a beacon for development, sustainability, health improvement, economic advancement and transformation.

As Australia’s leading medical research institute dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians, and a leader in global and tropical research into life-threatening illnesses, Menzies continues to translate its research into effective partnerships and programs in communities across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Menzies’ Education and Training team coordinates and delivers Charles Darwin University’s postgraduate public health and health research courses and administratively supports higher degree research (HDR) students. Our lecturers and research supervisors are Menzies’ researchers and acclaimed experts in their fields. For two decades, Menzies has been delivering public health and research degrees to students who want to make a difference. The Education and Training team has a wide range of expertise and can assist with advice around: enrolment, scholarships, study plans, public health and research careers.

With Menzies, you can undertake the Graduate Diploma in Health Research, the Graduate Diploma in Public Health, the Master of Public Health, Master by Research and Doctor of Philosophy.

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The University of Melbourne is Australia’s leading university. We offer a range of courses for nurses who are based in regional areas.

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