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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 Health Workforce Australia - 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

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Optimising workforce and services

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Grants and resourcing

Resource library

Search databases of research, articles, reports

Last updated: 29 July 2019