Planning for placement
- Discover which of our sites interests you the most.
- Book your placement through your normal university channels.
- Complete your university requirements for placement.
- Apply for an Ochre Card - This is a legal requirement in the NT and may take up to six weeks.
- Complete the additional requirements if your placement is with the Northern Territory Department of Health. Print Checklist (PDF 105KB)
- Register with Flinders NT or the Centre for Remote Health so that we may assist with your placement, let you know about activities and services in your area and:
FAQs Student Accommodation for Placements in the NT.pdf (PDF 246KB)
- Book into a local Aboriginal cultural awareness and health workshop.
- Tips for organising and enjoying your placement (PDF 242KB)
- Remote Ready
- Staying Strong - tips for good mental health (PDF 22KB)
- Become a member of a local rural student club
- Cultural Information - suggested reading (PDF 575KB) from Reconciliation Australia
- Crocodile Safety | Cyclone Safety
There are a number of grants and scholarships available to support your placement in the NT. See the links below to check eligibility criteria and locate application forms. This list is just a start and you are advised to also check with your home University about potential grants.
- Flinders University and Charles Darwin University students living away from home can apply for a stipend.
FAQs Student NT Placement Stipend.pdf (PDF 73KB) | Stipend Application Form (PDF 394KB)
- National Association of Field Experience Administrators
- Going Rural Health
- NT PHN