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Program Overview

The GAMS Cadetship Program aims to develop local people into key health care areas such as:

· General Practitioners

· Nurses

· Allied Health (Speech Pathology, Psychologist and Dietitian)

· Dentistry

It provides a unique opportunity to work in a dedicated team to assist in improving Aboriginal Health in Griffith and surrounding areas.


Successful Cadets

· Will be offered the opportunity to work in their semester breaks at Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service thus providing an income source whilst studying

· Will be supported by other professional medical staff at GAMS

· Receive cultural mentoring by key Aboriginal staff within GAMS

· Are guaranteed employment upon the successful completion of their studies

· Receive opportunities for training and further development

· Have their University Course fees paid for (terms and conditions apply)



· Anyone considering or undertaking relevant health studies in the fields mentioned above in the  program overview (not yet commenced study or already part way through studies)

· Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply

· Be an Australian Resident

How to Apply

Contact Kylie Whitworth ( or      

Ph: 69620000 for application form

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