James Cook University Centre for Rural and Remote Health

The Centre for Rural and Remote Health (CRRH) James Cook University (JCU) is part of the Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN), a national network of 15 University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH) funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program.

Where is the CRRH?

The CRRH’s region covers the outback, remote and rural areas of North West, Lower Gulf, Central West and the Western Cape Queensland and spans more than 600,000 square kilometres – more than 50% of Queensland!

The Centre for Rural and Remote Health (CRRH) has four hubs:

  1. Mount Isa (our main site) on Kalkadoon land
  2. Cloncurry on Mitakoodi land
  3. Longreach on Iningai land
  4. Weipa on Waypundun land