Northern and Remote Country Governing Council
The Northern and Remote Country Governing Council came into effect on 1 July 2012 to provide input of health services for communities in the Goldfields, Midwest, Pilbara and Kimberley. Its catchment area covers almost 2 250 000 km2 with a population of over 206 637, of whom 18.1 per cent are Aboriginal. The population represents around 10 per cent of Western Australia's total and is projected to grow to nearly 260 000 by 2020.
Historical information and 2011/12 financial year information relates to the relevant geographical areas of the WA Country Health Service.