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6 July 2012
The Far West NSW Medicare Local Limited (FWML) commenced on the 1st July 2012 joining 62 other National
Primary Healthcare Organisations to be formed under the Australian Governments nation-wide network of Medicare
Locals. The new organisation is a not for profit public company limited by guarantee and its formation has been led
by the NSW Outback Division of General Practice. The boundaries for the FWML include the Local Government
areas of Broken Hill, Bourke, Brewarrina, Central Darling, Cobar and the unincorporated areas of North west NSW
with a population of approximately 40,0000.