Busselton is Western Australia's premier seaside resort town with 30 kilometres of white sandy beaches. The bay is enjoyed by fishermen, water skiers, snorkellers, scuba divers, windsurfers and sailors.
The Busselton region has long been known for its farming industries, including dairy, beef cattle and sheep, and is now gaining a reputation for producing award-winning wines.
The town makes an excellent base from which to explore the surrounding areas of Dunsborough, Margaret River and Yallingup.
The Busselton office is located at 76 Gale Street. The office is well-equipped with a photocopier, printer, fast internet access and library resources.
Busselton currently has two four-bedroom, two-bathroom fully furnished and equipped student houses. They are both located in the "Old Broadwater Farm" Estate, just five kilometres from the centre of town. Wireless internet access is provided at the houses.
Students are required to bring their own vehicles to the RCSWA site as travelling to Margaret River, Dunsborough and Bunbury will be required throughout their clinical rotations. Busselton offers well developed cycleways; students are encouraged to bring their bicycles to enhance their recreational experience during the year.
Students will spend five sessions per week rotating through the Busselton District Hospital or one of the following six practices located in Busselton, Dunsborough or Margaret River:-
Busselton District Hospital provides the following facilities and learning opportunities:
Students obtain experience in the provision of health services to the Indigenous community at the South West Aboriginal Medical Service (SWAMS) in Bunbury.