Program and Papers

Refereed and general papers are listed below. Refereed papers are marked [refereed] after the paper title.

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Presenting Author
Paper Title
Anderson, Judith The impact of rhetoric and reality on community anticipation of risk in the development of multi-purpose services: a grounded theory study [refereed] 119 KB
Anima, Shannon Ponies, paper and courage quilts: rural arts in therapy  97 KB
Arvier, Meg Reaching out to disadvantaged families: Bernie on Wheels - a successful model in rural Tasmania 115 KB
Ball, Patrick Human rights: the way forward for health equity in rural and remote Australia? 124 KB
Begg, Phoebe inFARMation: improving farmer access to health services 192 KB
Bell, Erica Climate change: is Australian rural and remote medical education and training ready for the age of consequences? [refereed] 130 KB
Bonner, Ann A sustainable approach to community-based rehabilitation in rural and remote Australia [refereed] 126 KB
Blacker, Natalie Redesigning paramedic models of care to meet rural and remote community needs 114 KB
Blackman, Ross Fatal motorcycle crashes in north Queensland: characteristics and potential interventions 287 KB
Broad, Kathy Ask what they want, listen to what they say and deliver what they need - it’s not rocket science 188 KB
Bullock, Sally What we know and don’t know about rural health in Australia 118 KB
Butcher, Hallie The perceptions and expectations for rehabilitation and return to work, in orthopaedic road trauma victims: a qualitative study in north Queensland 145 KB
Carr, Trevor Governance, engagement, and service innovation 99 KB
Chong, Alwin Our community: our future [refereed] 111 KB
Conley, Damien Bringing health equity to ageing rural and remote Queenslanders: Blue Care Rural and Remote Aged Care Strategy 108 KB
Cooper-Stanbury, Mark Correlates of risky alcohol consumption in regional and remote Australia 200 KB
Cordwell, Tiffany The ageing population accessing services with the help of technology 109 KB
Denner, Bernard Reducing early mortality of men living in rural and remote Australian communities 108 KB
Dix, Kerry Collaborative research to improve social support options for the elderly in a rural community 113 KB
Doley, Anke DOC on Campus: a general practice initiative for early intervention and detection of mental health problems in a rural Australian secondary school and male student participation 137 KB
Dyer, Ken The role of the architect in building Indigenous health equality 92 KB
Edwards, Anne Choice, collaboration, continuity of care: the Rural Women’s General Practitioner Service - a ten-year review 112 KB
Einfield, Steve Innovations in accreditation of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services 110 KB
Elmer, Shandell Adapting to rural communities by overseas-born health professionals [refereed] 136 KB
Evans, Rebecca Health policy: outcomes for rural residents’ access to maternity care [refereed] 124 KB
Fairbairn, Jo The National Men’s Health Ambassador Speaker Program 92 KB
Felton-Busch, Catrina Bulletproofing Indigenous health students and staff against racism [refereed] 121 KB
Fisher, Karin When no-one wants to talk: personal reflections on engaging rural communities in a study about sexually transmitted infections [refereed] 107 KB
Forde, Allan Augmenting the rural health workforce with physician assistants 117 KB
Fuller, Jeffrey Research tools for managers to improve primary health care partnerships 104 KB
Gauld, Susan Improving community-based rehabilitation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders with acquired brain injury: identification of key dimensions to enhance service suitability 119 KB
Gelber, Harry Festival of Healthy Living: promoting community resilience in the face of natural disaster 87 KB
Giles, Jane Building and supporting a diabetes education workforce 124 KB
Goel, Kalpana Settlement of immigrants in regional South Australia - role of socioeconomic determinants 127 KB
Goss, Peter Holistic paediatric diabetes care - evaluation of a new rural model 129 KB
Gould, Gillian Give up the smokes: a smoking cessation program for Indigenous Australians [refereed] 140 KB
Gum, Lyn Riverland rural paramedic students connecting with communities 110 KB
Hanna, Liz Economic and demographic impacts of climate change 14 KB
Hernan, Andrea Leaving the bush: why did they do it? 108 KB
Herron, Lisa Improving cancer care for rural Australians [COSA report] 156 KB
Holden, Carol Supporting rural communities in raising the awareness of men’s health issues 79 KB
Hussain, Rafat Adults with disabilities and ageing carers: challenges encountered in a rural environment 114 KB
Johns, Marina Community engagement for suicide prevention in south-western Australia 118 KB
Jones, Debra Supporting rural and remote parents and carers in understanding pathways into health careers: integrating rural and remote parents and carers into a Nursing Academy experience 115 KB
Jones, Michael Predicting medical students’ rural practice intentions using data from the Medical Schools’ Outcome Database 114 KB
Kenny, Amanda Translating evidence to practice: improving oral health outcomes for rural mental health clients 112 KB
Kerr, Anni A comprehensive primary health care approach: improving health outcomes in a remote Indigenous community 105 KB
Keys, Tricia Providing eye care to remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory: a case study examining success factors and challenges from a collaborative approach between a NGO and AMS 140 KB
Kilpatrick, Sue Understanding social capital to support a primary health care approach in a socially fragmented region [refereed] 114 KB
Koczwara, Bogda Education Program in Cancer Care (EPICC): a national education program for non-cancer specialists 469 KB
Kwedza, Ru Creating a framework for key performance indicator use in primary health care 432 KB
Larkins, Sarah Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents and their attitudes and behaviours around relationships, contraception and pregnancy: lessons for policy and practice [refereed] 147 KB
Lawler, Louise Closing the gap through secondary school education [refereed] 114 KB
Leveratt, Mandy Will increased undergraduate places result in more health professionals for the bush? Lessons from the medical workforce 223 KB
Leversha, Anne The Australian Clinical Education Program - an interprofessional rural on-line program to educationally prepare health professionals as clinical educators [refereed] 126 KB
Lin, Ivan Developing competencies for rural and remote allied health professionals in Western Australia 85 KB
Lin, Ivan Going bush: engaging academia in preparing rural-ready health science graduates 103 KB
Lowe, Shelagh Celebrating success - visionary leadership recognising “fit for health” in the delivery of rural and remote primary health care services 116 KB
Maeder, Anthony Telehealth standards directions for new models of care 100 KB
Main, Robyn Rural optometry in Australia 194 KB
Mansourian, Jackie ‘It’s like you’re from another world’ - the voices and priorities of Victorian rural consumers who have to travel to city hospitals 116 KB
Mara, Ann Why don’t country people whinge more? 104 KB
Margolis, Stephen The Royal Flying Doctor Service primary care skin cancer clinic: a pilot program for remote Australia 86 KB
Martin, Paul Creating network-based innovations for improving the supply and welfare of rural health professionals 317 KB
McKinnon, Noela Capacity building for the mental health community sector in rural and regional Queensland 185 KB
McLean, Stephanie Models of access and clinical service delivery for HIV positive people in Australia: managing complex and stigmatising conditions outside urban Australia 127 KB
McMahon, Felicity “Have cape will travel”: Captain Starlight in the Northern Territory 119 KB
McManamey, Rosa Maria Arts, health, community resilience and healing: the importance of the story 139 KB
Midford, Richard Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet: bridging the gap between research and practice and policy in Indigenous health 122 KB
Misan, Gary Men’s sheds - a strategy to improve men’s health 113 KB
Mulholland, Peter Roles of the rural paramedic—much more than clinical expertise [refereed] 141 KB
Murray, Oriel Finding the fit: development of a mental health service for remote Indigenous communities 109 KB
Neumayer, Bob An evaluation of the Cooma Oncology Unit pilot program 106 KB
Neumayer, Bob Collaboration of the delivery of rural health services between NSW Ambulance and Greater Southern Area Health Services 111 KB
Ngan, Carolyn We are the ones we are waiting for … a response to ‘Close the Gap’ 90 KB
Oke, Lin Networking Indigenous allied health throughout Australia 85 KB
Orpin, Peter Volunteering as community [refereed] 110 KB
Parker, Carol Linger longer in the Loddon Mallee Region of Victoria - getting and keeping allied health staff 134 KB
Parnell, Tracey Pathways to health and wellness 93 KB
Passey, Megan Stop smoking in its tracks: understanding smoking by rural Aboriginal women 102 KB
Pearson, Lesley Collaborating in health care teams and on service models that work- a short drama film/study guide We Always Dress for Sunday Lunch - Meg’s story 92 KB
Phillips, Jane CanNET—a new service model linking regional and metropolitan cancer services into single networks 231 KB
Preston, Robyn The benefits of community participation in rural health service development: where is the evidence? [refereed] 172 KB
Quainne, Julianne Listening and consulting: developing a national men’s health policy for Australia 82 KB
Reriti, Jaclyn Together we deliver in Golden Plains 109 KB
Robertson, Jan Can doing research be a catalyst for changing tobacco smoking? An example from remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory 126 KB
Schwarz, Imogen Does major regional infrastructure influence the resilience of a rural community? [refereed] 181 KB
Sergeant, Peter Men’s Sheds - a catalyst for Indigenous men’s health 169 KB
Simpson, Aeron Improving the health of rural and remote Aboriginal communities through state-wide education and employment initiatives 113 KB
Smith, Janie Dade Consulting in remote Indigenous health - how effective is it? 96 KB
Smith, Luke Factors affecting the career decisions of health students - will they go rural? Data from the NRHSN Impact Survey 2009 128 KB
Spencer, Judy Building rural health care teams through interprofessional simulation-based education 122 KB
Spinaze, Anna “I hate cities”: spatial and social connectedness for rural and remote health care professionals [refereed] 87 KB
Stagg, Pamela A collaborative, multisectorial model to develop localised solutions to a rural medical workforce shortage [refereed] 135 KB
Stewart, Rebecca Can rural practice nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners fulfil patient expectations regarding “Well Woman Checks”? 130 KB
Struber, Janet Making manuals meaningful - are we on the right page 110 KB
Tham, Rachel ‘Making a difference’ - the impact of sustainable primary health care on rural health 115 KB
Thomas, Sarah Kids Pitstop: one stop community health shop for Indigenous families in the West Pilbara 116 KB
Wakerman, John Implementing, sustaining and generalising exemplary primary health care models in rural and remote Australia: a case study analysis 83 KB
Whitford, Deirdre Celebrating the Spencer Gulf Rural Health School: a five-year evaluation of student experiences 2004 to 2008 254 KB
Willder, Stuart Preventative approaches to young men and women’s health - a year 12 education and assessment program that works 116 KB
Williams, Robert National health priorities: resources for remote Australia 103 KB
Young, Ilena Pathways to connectedness: supporting young parents through relationships and partnerships 100 KB
Zeldenryk, Lynne Exploring new opportunities: using local research to inform undergraduate Indigenous health training [refereed] 139 KB

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