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Our Partners

Department of Health

The Queensland Department of Health provides leadership and direction for the health sector, and creates an environment that encourages innovation and improvement in the delivery of health services.


Public Service Commission

The Public Service Commission (PSC) is an independent  central agency of government with key responsibilities for workforce policy,  strategy, leadership and organisational performance across the Queensland  public service.


Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS)

The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is an integral part of the primary healthcare sector in Queensland through the delivery of timely, patient-focussed ambulance services.

The QAS operates as a statewide service within Queensland Health, and is accountable for the delivery of pre-hospital ambulance response services, emergency and non-emergency pre-hospital patient care and transport services, inter-facility ambulance transport, casualty room services, and planning and coordination of multi-casualty incidents and disasters.


Metro North Hospital and Health Service

Metro North Hospital and Health SErvice is the largest of Queensland's 16 Hospital and Health Services.

Metro North and Central West Hospital and Health Services established a partnership agreement in 2019 to build relationships between corporate and clinical staff, create capacity and capability in a range of corporate functions and clinical services to mutually benefit the Health Services.


Western Queensland PHN (Primary Health Network)

Western Queensland PHN was formed as an independent not for profit company by the three Western Queensland Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) to create an entity to foster real partnerships with all funders and providers with an aim to improve primary healthcare service delivery to the people of Western Queensland.


NWRH (North and West Remote Health)

A vibrant, not-for-profit organisation of community and outreach based allied health, aged care, wellbeing and disability services NWRH has evolved around a proud history spanning over 25 years. From a small incorporated association on commencement in 1993; to the present form as a large company that has grown in both size and scope.



CheckUP is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to better health for people and communities who need it most. We work with our partner organisations and health providers to create healthier communities and reduce health inequities.


Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is one of the largest and most comprehensive aeromedical organisations in the world, providing extensive primary health care and 24-hour emergency service to people over an area of 7.69 million square kilometres.


RAPAD (Remote Area Planning and Development Board)

The Central Western Queensland Remote Area Planning and Development Board (RAPAD) is a regional development organisation and regional organisation of councils which aims to foster, facilitate and promote the sustainable growth and development of our Central Western Queensland region.


Health Consumers Queensland

Health Consumers Queensland is the peak organisation representing the interests of health consumers and carers in the state. We are committed to a health system which delivers quality and safe health services and values the voice of consumers in how health services are designed and delivered.


Australian College of Nursing

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) is the pre-eminent and national leader of the nursing profession and a community of dynamic and passionate nurses. ACN are committed to their intent of advancing nurse leadership to enhance the health care of all Australians.

Central West Hospital and Health Service is a Platinum Affiliate.

Our Councils

Barcaldine Regional Council

Barcaldine Regional Council encompasses five communities with an estimated resident population of 2,900 and covers an area of 53,520 km2 in central western Queensland. The communities of Alpha, Aramac, Barcaldine, Jericho and Muttaburra are the residential and service bases for the region.


Barcoo Shire Council

Located in Far West Queensland, in the heart of the Channel Country, Barcoo region is one of the more remote shires with an area of 61,974 square kilometres in far Western Queensland, incorporating the townships of Jundah, Stonehenge and Windorah.


Blackall-Tambo Regional Council

The Blackall Tambo region encompasses over 30,000 square kilometres of stunning outback vistas and scenery.

The townships of Blackall and Tambo are situated on the historic Barcoo River and visitors will experience the warm welcome and hospitality the outback is renowned for. Our history is a story of pioneers and resilience through drought, fire and flood. Sheep, wool and cattle have kept our communities vibrant and proud. Situated on the Landsborough highway there is much to experience and see.


Boulia Shire Council

The remote rural shire of Boulia is the Capital of the Channel Country in the heart of Central-West Queensland. Encompassing the communities of Boulia and Urandangie, the region has a population of approximately 496 covering an area of more than 61,000 square kilometres.


Diamantina Regional Council

Covering 95,000 square kilometres (twice the size of Denmark) Diamantina Shire lies within the region known as the Channel Country in far southwestern Queensland Australia. This area consists of a network of western Queensland rivers which vary greatly in dry seasons but hundreds of square kilometres are flooded after rain stretching out across the floodplains like fingers hence the name Channel Country, after rain this area is covered with wildflowers, yellow, pink and blue.


Longreach Regional Council

The iconic Longreach Region in Central Western Queensland is situated 700 kilometres from the coast, west of  Rockhampton, and covers an area of 40,638 square kilometres (roughly the size of Denmark).

The Region encompasses the outback townships of Longreach, Ilfracombe, Isisford, and Yaraka and the entire population is approximately 4,300 people.


Winton Shire Council

Winton is located in Central Western Queensland on the Landsborough Highway, 178 kilometres north-west of Longreach, 472 kilometres south-east of Mount Isa and approximately 1,353 kilometres from Brisbane City; covering 53,935 square kilometres and boasting a population of around 1,600 people.

Last updated: 4 March 2020