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This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Assessing the impact and cost of short-term health workforce in remote Indigenous communities in Australia: a mixed methods study protocol

Wakerman J, Humphreys J, Bourke L, Dunbar T, Jones M, Carey TA, Guthridge S, Russell D, Lyle D, Zhao Y, Murakami-Gold L (2016) Assessing the impact and cost of short-term health workforce in remote Indigenous communities in Australia: a mixed methods study protocol JMIR Research Protocols; 5: (e135)


2016 Boyer Lecture series

The topic for the 2016 Boyer Lecture series is Fair Australia: social equity and the health gap and was presented by Sir Michael Marmot, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health at University College London. The following lectures were broadcast throughout September on ABC Radio National: Lecture one: Health inequalities and the causes of the causes […]


Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review

Gwynne K, Lincoln M (2016) Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review Australian Health Review; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15241)


New Closing the gap annual reports show limited progress in meeting targets

Two critical reports were released last week; the Closing the gap: Prime Minister’s report 2016, and the Closing the gap – progress and priorities report prepared by the Close the Gap Steering Committee.


Aboriginal health worker guidelines for NSW Health

New South Wales Ministry of Health (2014) Aboriginal health worker guidelines for NSW Health Sydney: New South Wales Ministry of Health


Australia’s health workforce series: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers / practitioners in focus

Health Workforce Australia (2014) Australia’s health workforce series: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers / practitioners in focus Canberra: Health Workforce Australia


Indigenous cultural and natural resources management and mobility in Arnhem land, northern Australia

Zander KK, Dunnet DR, Brown C, Campion O, Daniels C, Daniels G, Nelson E, Blitner G, Carson D (2014) Indigenous cultural and natural resources management and mobility in Arnhem land, northern Australia Human Ecology; online first: ()


Attraction, recruitment and distribution of health professionals in rural and remote Australia: early results of the Rural Health Professionals Program

Morell AL, Kiem S, Millsteed MA, Pollice A (2014) Attraction, recruitment and distribution of health professionals in rural and remote Australia: early results of the Rural Health Professionals Program Human Resources for Health; 12: (1-6) View abstract: Attraction, recruitment and distribution of health professionals in rural and remote Australia: early results of the Rural Health […]


What constitutes ‘support’ for the role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child health workforce?

Watson K, Young J, Barnes M (2013) What constitutes ‘support’ for the role of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child health workforce? Australian Health Review; 37: (112-116)


The benefits of a tailor-made pilot primary health-care course for Indigenous high school students in remote Queensland

Pham X, Page P, Sivamalai S, Woolley T (2012) The benefits of a tailor-made pilot primary health-care course for Indigenous high school students in remote Queensland Australian Journal of Rural Health; 20: (113-118)


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