The Far West Local Health District | Career & Lifestyle

Welcome to the Far West Local Health District. Here you can find out about the many attractions and activities that abound in the Far West and the opportunities available for a rewarding professional career with a great lifestyle working for the Far West Local Health District.


Scenery & Attractions

The region boasts stunning national parks and a vast array of landscapes ranging from beautiful deserts, to lakes, rivers and waterways.

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Health Careers In The Far West

The Far West Local Health District encompasses a vast area of Outback NSW. Our facilities are located throughout the district and include: Broken Hill, Menindee, Wentworth, Ivanhoe, Balranald....

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The Health Service have been really supportive. The opportunities for attending conferences or workshops are limitless...So distance isn't a barrier when it comes to professional development.


So Much To See & Do!

The region boasts a wide range of Landscapes, with National Parks parks including the Famous Mungo and Mutawintji National Parks. There are also a wide variety of sporting and outdoor activities on offer.

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Why Work In The Far West?

If you are a doctor, nurse, midwife or allied health professional, looking for a change of lifestyle, a better place to raise your family or a chance to further your career, then the Far West may be the answer you are searching for.

"Enjoy the Experience" is a film about the health service and the people that make it so very unique and special. The film features interviews with health professionals who have come west for a better lifestyle and to give their career a boost. The film is shot unscripted and told by the people that know best, the health professionals themselves.

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