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Scholarship for Rural Health Education 2014

There are less than 5 days to submit an application for the Ochre Rural Health Scholarship for 2014. The scholarship provides $2,000 to assist the successful applicant cover costs related to their studies in health. Ochre Health supplies medical and nursing services to eight rural hospitals in

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A Medical Centre on the Moon is Launched!

A Medical Centre on the Moon is Launched!

Past and present employees of  Ochre Health  gathered  at  Banjo Patterson Restaurant, Gladesville on Tueseday 19th November for the book launch of A Medical Centre on the Moon,  which details the origins of Ochre Health.  Ochre Health founders, Doctor Hamish Meldrum and Dr Ross Lamplugh shared stories

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New RDAA President Announced

A big thanks to Maleny GP Dr Sheilagh Cronin for representing rural GPs for the last 12 months as the national RDAA President. Congratulation to Dr Ian Kamerman who now takes on this role.

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From the CEO

It has been a busy couple of months at Ochre with the Ochre Health annual family weekend held in Mudgee on September 13th -15th. It was great to see representatives from each Ochre site with over 120 adults and 30 children attending the weekend. Congratulations to all

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11th Annual Ochre Health Family and Education Weekend

11th Annual Ochre Health Family and Education Weekend

At our Ochre Health Annual Family Weekend in Mudgee on 13th and 14th September, we awarded the first Ochie Awards which will now become a yearly event. The winners of these awards for 2013 are: Gold Ochies Employee of the year – Suzie Beach, Western Operations Manager

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Awards at the GPET conference in Perth

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Awards at the GPET conference in Perth

For the last few years Ochre Health has sponsored the GPET/Ochre Health Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Training Award. In early September the 2013 award was presented to Dr Emma Griffiths at the GPET conference who was a GP Registrar in the Kimberley in 2012. Emma

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From the CEO

It has been a busy couple of months at Ochre with a number of milestones reached in our Queensland GP Super Clinic project with the official opening of the new Maleny Hub and the turning of the first sod at Sippy Downs by Senator Claire Moore on

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