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About RHCE2

Building stronger rural and remote health teams2015 Rural Health Continuing Education Stream Two (RHCE2) Grants

No further RHCE2 grant funding rounds - program finished on 31 December 2015


Grants were available on a competitive basis for providing continuing professional development (CPD) to eligible healthcare professionals, preferably in multidisciplinary teams, working in more remote areas. Successful applications demonstrated the need for the proposed CPD, be cost-effective, and potentially result in resource materials to help make the work sustainable.

RHCE2 was one of a number of Australian Government measures to support health professionals in rural and remote Australia in accessing continuing education and training. It was managed for the Department of Health by the NRHA.

Information on the projects funded in the 2010-15 Rounds is at and

An Intellectual Property register has been established to record resources created with RHCE2 grant funds. This register will be held by the Department of Health. For further information please contact the Chief Executive Officer of the NRHA on 02 6285 4660 or

In 2013, a national evaluation of the RHCE2 program was undertaken by an Independent Evaluator. The evaluation final report with 10 case studies and 12 recommendations is available at RHCE2 Evaluation Report.