Rural GP Placements

Accommodation

Travel

GP Divisions

John Flynn Placements

Councils

Accommodation

The following websites may assist students with finding accommodation. Please check with the GP or practice manager organising the rural term prior to booking any accommodation - they may have local contacts! You should also visit the tourism websites for your town (access via the council websites below).

Australian Explorer

Travel

The following websites may assist you with planning your journey.:

By Car

Travelmate's Smart Trip function will produce a customised itinerary, complete with maps, step-by-step driving instructions and points of interest on the journey.

www.travelmate.com.au

The NSW RTA website has up-to-date information on major roadworks, speed camera locations and safe driving tips.

NSW RTA

By Train

NSW TrainLink runs comfortable services to all regions of New South Wales and interstate, as well as Intercity services between Sydney and Newcastle, the Lower Hunter, the Central Coast, the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and the Illawarra. Check out all the Statewide destinations you can reach by rail or coach.

Transport NSW TrainLink

GP Divisions by Town

Click on the link below 'Related Documents' for a list of the most commonly used GP placement sites and their corresponding GP division.

A full list of all Australian GP divisions and their contact details are available at:

Australian Divisions of General Practice

John Flynn Placements

John Flynn placements do not replace the mandatory four week rural placements including students completing their primary care term in a Rural Clinical School. They cannot use their GP placements as a John Flynn Placement.

Councils

For information relating to local transport, services and things to see and do whilst on your placement, start with the local council website. A list of the most commonly used GP placement sites appears below.

Local Council Websites (by town)

Batlow http://www.tumut.nsw.gov.au/
Bellingen http://www.bellingen.nsw.gov.au
Bingara http://www.bingara.com.au/
Bowral http://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au
Byron Bay http://www.byron.nsw.gov.au
Cooma http://visitcooma.com.au/
Coonabarabran http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/country-nsw/warrumbungle-area/coonabarabran
Dunedoo http://dunedoo.org.au/web/
Dungog http://www.dungog.nsw.gov.au
Goulburn http://www.goulburn.nsw.gov.au
Gundagai http://www.gundagai.nsw.gov.au/
Gunnedah http://www.infogunnedah.com.au
Maclean http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/north-coast/clarence-coast/maclean
Manilla http://www.visitnsw.com/visitor-information-centres/manilla-visitor-information-centre
Mittagong http://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au
Molong http://www.cabonne.nsw.gov.au
Moss Vale http://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au
Narrabri http://www.narrabri.nsw.gov.au
Orange http://www.orange.nsw.gov.au
Parkes http://www.parkes.nsw.gov.au
Scone http://www.visitnsw.com/destinations/hunter/upper-hunter/scone
Tamworth http://www.destinationtamworth.com.au/Home/tamworth-visitor-information-centre
Taree http://www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au
Tuncurry http://www.greatlakes.nsw.gov.au
Ulladulla http://www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au
Wauchope http://www.hastings.nsw.gov.au
Woolgoolga http://www.chcc.nsw.gov.au