Useful Links

Application process for rural hospital positions. Provides information about the various pathways and application portals.

CAHS Research Skills Seminars CAHS provide a research education program that cover a range of research related topics. Past topics can be accessed via the website and you can also subscribe to be notified of future training events.

GP Hospital Training Pathway. The GP Pathway is a collaboration between the Department of Health, employing health services (public and private) and WAGPET. It is governed by a stakeholder committee, the General Practice Project Committee, and has the support of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. The aim of the pathway is to enhance GP training in WA hospitals through increasing the profile of GP training among junior doctors and staff at WA hospitals and optimising the hospital training time of current and future GP registrars to prepare them for entry to community GP training. 

Research Development is supported by the Innovation and Development team at WACHS. The team aims to support research capacity, capability and culture with WACHS. WACHS staff can access information about project support, grants and expertise via the WACHS intranet (WA Health computers only). WACHS staff can also sign up to their newsletter to be kept up to date on research news, events, achievements and upcoming grant and training opportunities.

Rural Health West Conferences & Events. Education for Doctors and Health Professionals working in regional and rural Western Australia.

WAGPON is the WA GP Obstetrics Network that provide a safe and nurturing space for GP Obstetricians (GPOs) to support one another, particularly in a rural setting. They also provide information and inspiration to medical students and junior doctors about training and career opportunities in GP Obstetrics. They offer educational events and upskilling opportunities for current and aspiring GPOs.

WAHTN RETProgram. This is the Research Education and Training Program by the Western Australia Health Translation Network (WAHTN).They aim to provide research training in planning, design, implementation and translation of research.


The Coordination Unit consults with a wide range of stakeholders, including representatives from the WA Department of Health, colleges, training organisations, workforce agencies and advocacy groups. Visit our Governance section to access the links to all of our stakeholders. 

Last Updated: 17/05/2023