Challenging Rewarding Life Changing jobs in Aboriginal health

Discover the benefits of nursing in primary healthcare in Aboriginal community controlled health

Benefits include:

  • A supported transition, including training in primary healthcare
  • $7-$10k Relocation assistance 
  • Accommodation for up to 2 weeks while you get settled* 
  • Cultural training and aftercare to ensure a smooth start
  • Variety in work types and locations
  • Say goodbye to nightshift

GP Training Programs

Applications are open for town, remote and hybrid GP Registrar, Rural Generalist positions from Kaltukatjara in the far west, Mutitjulu, Yulara, Utju, Imanpa, Alice Springs, Amoonguna and Santa Teresa in the east. Sound interesting?

Grad Nurse Program

Supported graduate nursing in the heart of Australia At Congress, your graduate experience allows you to learn and develop in a safe, supportive environment supported by an integrated primary health care team.

Working at Congress

As well as a wonderful lifestyle and rewarding work, Congress offers a well supported, clinically and culturally safe work environment. Are you looking for flexible work options and attractive employee benefits?

Living in Mparntwe (Alice Springs)

Work-Life Balance Redefined. Say goodbye to long commutes and hello to a lifestyle where the commute is measured in minutes, not hours. Embrace a perfect work-life balance as you immerse yourself in a community where people value connection and a slower pace of life.

Unique Cultural Experiences. Mparntwe is home to a rich tapestry of Aboriginal cultures, art, and history. Engage with the local people, explore ancient landscapes, and be a part of a community that celebrates diversity and inclusivity.

Stunning Natural Beauty. Surround yourself with the breathtaking landscapes of the Red Centre. From the iconic Uluru to the spectacular Tjoritja (MacDonnell Ranges), Mparntwe is a gateway to some of Australia’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders.

Community Spirit. Experience the warmth of a close-knit community that supports and welcomes newcomers. Whether you’re attending local events, enjoying the thriving arts scene, or participating in community initiatives, you’ll quickly feel at home in Mparntwe (Alice Springs).

Working for Congress

For 50 years, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has provided support and advocacy for Aboriginal people in the struggle for justice and equity.

Since that time, Congress has expanded to become the largest Aboriginal community-controlled health organisation in the Northern Territory, providing a comprehensive, holistic and culturally-appropriate primary health care service to Aboriginal people living in and nearby Alice Springs, including nearby remote communities; Amoonguna, Ntaria (and Wallace Rockhole), Ltyentye Apurte (Santa Teresa), Utju (Areyonga), Imanpa, Yulara and Mutitjulu.

Today, we are one of the most experienced Aboriginal primary health care services in the country, a strong political advocate of closing the gap on Aboriginal health disadvantage and a national leader in improving health outcomes for all Aboriginal people.