Our Staff

WAMS is full of friendly people who are committed to providing professional health care services to the community, and are active participants in that community, WAMS is full of honest, genuine characters that are all to willing to help, learn and listen.

Employee of the Year

2021 - All staff - as an appreciation for the year that was – Covid 19
2020 - All staff - as an appreciation for the year that was – Covid 19
2019 - Cherin Singh
2018 - Kylee Tuhura
2016 - Richard Sharpley
2015 - Jenny Hunt
2014 - Jessie Richardson
2013 - Suzann Kennedy
2012 - Phillip Dowse

"Consider a River Change"

WAMS is always looking for Health Workers & Professionals to service the needs of Walgett and remote outback communities. If you are a qualified health care professional and you feel the need for a river change, or just want to do your bit to support the people of remote & outback communities within your skill set, there is a fair chance we have a place for you, whether it be on a temporary, casual, semi-permanent or permanent basis.

Code of Conduct

The WAMS Code of Conduct is covered in WAMS Policies & Proceedures. Areas covered in the Policies & Proceedures include, Governance, Corporate Governance, OH&S, Service Delivery, Use of Resources, Clinic, Information Technology.

Staff Meetings

  • WAMS WHS Committee Meetings are held monthly.
  • WAMS Quality and Management Committe meets monthly.
  • WAMS Acute Care Programs, Chronic Diseases Clinic and Program staff meet monthly.
  • Staff regularly attend local meetings for the Health Advisory Council, Service Providers, the interagency group and other community discussions.
  • Staff participate in the regular meetings of the SEWB Steering Committee for the agencies of Brewarrina, Bourke, Orana Haven and Walgett.
  • Meetings of the ‘Healthy for Life’ Steering Committee continue which incorporates AMS’s from Walgett, Bourke, Brewarrina and Orana Haven.
  • Staff conduct regular meetings with members of both the Primary and Secondary Public School to plan and conduct health programs within the schools.

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37 Pitt Street

Community Garden

Corner of Arthur and Duff Streets


33 Wee Waa St

Community Hall

35 Pitt Street

Midwifery & Child & Family Health | Healthy for Life

35 Pitt Street

Namoi Street Accommodation

Namoi Street