There are two NRHN clubs in NT where members of the public can join and be a part of our rural health community.
The two rural health clubs in NT are CARAH and StARRH. They are both located at Charles Darwin University. CARAH is located at the Alice Springs campus while StARRH is located at the Darwin campus.
CARAH: CARAH is a rural health club that sees to provide career opportunities to health students and graduates. CARAH is located at Alice Springs.
They engage in activities like speaking events with health professionals, health centre visits, local tourism, and other fun events like the Camel Cup.
They are all about educating and inspiring members on rural and remote health issues. These health issues range from rural health population, rural careers, and rural health and social needs.
CARAH is committed to improving the lifestyle of health students while making opportunities readily available to them.
They promote awareness about rural health careers and organise student conferences, networking events and rural visits. It also facilitates health workshops and rural placements student grants for health students.
StARRH: StARRH is a student-led multidisciplinary rural health club that is passionate about amplifying the voices of rural and remote health enthusiasts. What StARRH stands for can be easily seen in its mantra to nurture future rural health professionals. The rural health club is located at Darwin Campus for NT medical students.
At StARRH, students get to experience professional and career development opportunities in rural and remote communities. They also get to network with multidisciplinary members from community development, exercise science, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, psychology, public health, social work, and sports.
StARRH members get to visit rural schools and indigenous festival events, among other fun social events like clinical skills tours. They also get to listen to health professionals at rural healthcare conferences. StARRH helps its student members make healthy lifestyle and career decisions while interacting with members of Australian rural communities.