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Bunbury

The bustling port city of Bunbury boasts beautiful beaches, a working harbour and a vibrant CBD. Nestled between the scenic Ferguson Valley, the spectacular Indian Ocean and the bustling tourist attractions of the Geographe region, Bunbrury is the economic hub of the South West.

Bunbury RCSWA was launched in 2007 and is one of the largest sites in the school. The office is located on the local Edith Cowan University campus and within walking distance of the hospital. It is accessible to students 24/7, has several study spaces, internet access and an unlimited supply of biscuits.

  • Accommodation

    Bunbury RCSWA has three houses in the suburb of College Grove. These houses are all within walking distance of each other and Bunbury Regional Hospital, with the RCSWA office a mere five-minute walk away. All three houses are four-bedroom, two-bathroom and fully furnished. All you need to bring is your own linen and towels.

  • Transport

    Bunbury is well serviced by buses and taxis. The area is also very cycle friendly, with the hospital and RCSWA office having lockable bike areas.

  • Health Services

    Bunbury's private and public hospitals are within Bunbury Regional Hospital. They share many facilities, including an emergency department. Suites for a radiology practice, pathology service and resident and visiting specialists are in the St John of God Medical Centre.

    Bunbury Regional Hospital has 103 inpatient beds consisting of six wards – surgical, acute psychiatric unit, medical, maternity, paediatrics, and a high dependency unit.

    There is a Primary Health Division offering services for inpatients and outpatients including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dieticians, incontinence and diabetes educators, speech therapy and social workers.

    St John of God Health Care offers 145 beds, including for maternity, surgical, medical and palliative care purposes. This private facility also offers an allied health service with physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and provides the community with oncology, renal and palliative care services.

    Between the two facilities, there are 10 theatres, including day stay and endoscopy units.

    Bunbury is serviced by more than 50 general practitioners across 13 general practices.

  • Extra Activities

    RCSWA Bunbury students have previously been involved in mentoring, volunteering opportunities and various sporting pursuits. These have included mentoring and teaching high school students, joining local churches, singing in local choirs, coaching and assisting with local netball teams, volunteered with the Bunbury Soup Van and Southwest Womens Refuge Centre, and supporting local fundraising efforts. Students have also played AFL and AFLW in the South West Football League, soccer, hockey, netball and local sporting events like the Ninas triathlon and Busselton Jetty Swim.

    Find out more about Bunbury, the diverse region and what it has to offer by visiting the following links:

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