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Research and resources


Managing workforce and service demand

Closing the Gap

Rural and remote

  • Going Rural Health - University Department of Rural Health Melbourne University - Student and supervisor information for rural placements and careers
  • Outreach Diary - Check Up - search for outreach health services in Queensland
  • My Community Directory - search for health and community information and services
  • Doctor Connect - information, support, services, and resources for clinicians working in rural and remote Australia
  • Check Up - offering programs and initiatives, and partnering with health providers and communities
  • Insight - Regional Australia Institute - search and compare regional infrastructure, economic, resource, demographic data and information
  • Health Workforce Queensland - a range of resources, support programs, education and training, recruitment of health professionals
  • Rural Workforce Agency Network (RWAN) - a range of evidence-based materials including factsheets, research, and data on the rural workforce
  • National Rural Health Commissioner (Commonwealth) - assisting government to better target interventions in regional, rural and remote sector
  • Healthdirect Australia - delivering and managing a wide range of telehealth and digital services across Australia on behalf of governments
  • ABS urban and rural definition - Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) - section of state (SOS) structure and identifiers

The health of the population

The health workforce

Service planning and design

Governance for health service delivery


Clinical guidelines, protocols, and practice



Optimising workforce and services

Models of care

Service delivery models

Grants and resourcing

  • Advance Queensland - A Queensland government initiative to invest in innovation to drive a stronger Queensland economy
  • Integrated care innovation fund - Investing in partnerships between the hospital and health services and primary health networks
  • Grants Connect - Commonwealth - links to information about the Commonwealth's allocation of funding to research programs
  • Practice incentive program - Department of Health (Commonwealth) - Quality improvement incentive guidance

Resource library

Search databases of research, articles, reports

Last updated: 4 January 2022