Welcome to TROHPIQ

TROHPIQ is a student-run rural health club dedicated to promoting and encouraging the provision of health care in rural communities.

TROHPIQ encompasses a wide range of students and health professionals from a variety of disciplines, including medicine, nursing and allied health. Our members are made up of students from the following universities:

  • University of Queensland (UQ)
  • Queensland University of Technology (QUT)
  • Australian Catholic University (ACU)
  • University of Sunshine Coast (USC)
  • Central Queensland University (CQU)
  • University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Upcoming Events

GP Careers Evening

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GPSN UQ and TROHPIQ have teamed up again to invite you to join us at our annual GP Careers Evening! Hear about the:
– GP Generalist and Rural pathways available
– Application and Training process
– Special Interest options
– Personal Stories from new and experienced GPs in Rural and Metro settings.

Sign up here

We have an amazing line-up of speakers from:
– GPRA: General Practice Registrars Australia
– ACRRM: Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
– RACGP: The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners
– GPTQ: General Practice Training Queensland
– HWQ: Health Workforce Queensland
– a range of Rural Generalists

Trade stalls will be running on the night by these organisations to answer your questions personally AND door prizes will be up for grabs! We will also be supplying a complimentary light dinner.

Cherbourg Trip

TROHPIQ’s annual Cherbourg Trip is fast approaching and it’s going to be another great weekend!

2018 Cherbourg Trip Participants

Aiming to give you a taste of rural health and health advocacy, this weekend has something for everyone. On Saturday, get involved in Indigenous health advocacy by helping run a health stall for kids at a local footy game, then visit the Ration Shed museum to learn about Cherbourg’s culture and history. The night is then free for you to enjoy some free time in Goomeri where we will be camping, with good food and entertainment guaranteed! On Sunday, start your day by touring the Cherbourg hospital, and then get ready to experience the Goomeri Pumpkin Festival! Live music, great food and awesome entertainment (including mini-pig races) make this an incredible event. Don’t forget to sign up for the Great Pumpkin Roll!
Come along and join us for one of TROHPIQ’s most popular events of the year!

Where: Cherbourg & Goomeri, QLD
Who: TROHPIQ members from any institution and health discipline
Accommodation: Camping with basic facilities
Date: May Sat 25th and Sun 26th, 2019
Cost: $40.00 for TROHPIQ members

How to apply
April 19 – May 3: Applications open
May 6: Applicants will be notified of their application outcome (place offered or waitlisted)
May 8: Successful applicants required to have confirmed place by email and payment of trip fee

Any questions? Use the Facebook event page, or email cherbourg@trohpiq.org

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QUT Careers in Rural Health Evening


Come along to QUT Gardens Point to hear from health professionals who have worked rurally! We have some wonderful speakers who are keen to chat about their experiences. Food provided!

When: Friday 17th May 6pm

Where: QUT Gardens Point campus Building Q Room 216

Wide Bay RCS Trip

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Join us on our annual Wide Bay weekend trip to the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Rural Clinical Schools! Students will get to tour both hospitals and accommodation, participate in a clinical skills session, and meet staff and current students/interns at Bundy and Hervey Bay. We will also have plenty of time to explore the area!

Cost: $50 (includes transport, accommodation and most meals)

Applications close 29th April 2019 at midnight. Successful applicants will be notified by email shortly after.

*Draft* Itinerary:

Sat May 11th

Bus departs St Lucia (around 7:00am)
Lunch at Bundaberg Clinical School accommodation, with RCS students
Skills session and Bundaberg Hospital tour
Hotel check in, Free time at beach/hotel
Dinner/Drinks in Bundaberg with interns

Sun May 12th

Breakfast, depart (around 7:00am)
Arrive at Hervey Bay Hospital, Hospital tour and talks
Visit Hervey Bay accommodations
Lunch on Esplanade with RCS students, free time
Depart Hervey Bay
Arrive back in Brisbane (around 6:00 pm)

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TROHPIQ is run by a group of passionate medical, nursing and allied health students. To get an idea of what we’re all about, check out the video below!

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Allied Health & Nursing
The Executive Committee
The Management Committee