Topics: Remote

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.

Building capacity towards health leadership in remote Indigenous communities in Cape York

Lavarack G, Hill K, Akenson L, Corrie R (2008) Building capacity towards health leadership in remote Indigenous communities in Cape York. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin 9(1). Retrieved [access date] from http://healthbulletin.org.au/articles/building-capacity-towards-health-leadership-in-remote-indigenous-communities-in-cape-york/


Council of Australian Governments promise $4.6 billion for Indigenous issues

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) announced a commitment of $4.6 billion for Indigenous issues at its meeting in Canberra on 29 November 2008. 


Infection rates after tympanostomy tube insertion, comparing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory, Australia: a retrospective, comparative study

Jassar P, Sibtain A, Marco D, Jose J, Hunter G (2008) Infection rates after tympanostomy tube insertion, comparing Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in the Northern Territory, Australia: a retrospective, comparative study. Journal of Laryngology and Otology;1-5


Quarterly report on key indicators in Queensland’s discrete Indigenous communities: April–June 2008

7 November, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 4, October 2008 - December 2008  Policies  Remote  Queensland  

Queensland Government (2008) Quarterly report on key indicators in Queensland’s discrete Indigenous communities: April-June 2008. Brisbane: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships


The oral health status and treatment needs of Indigenous adults in the Kimberley region of Western Australia

Kruger E, Smith K, Atkinson D, Tennant M (2008) The oral health status and treatment needs of Indigenous adults in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health;16(5):283-289


Perceptual consequences of conductive hearing loss: speech perception in Indigenous students learning English as a ‘school’ language

Aithal S, Yonovitz A, Aithal V (2008) Perceptual consequences of conductive hearing loss: speech perception in Indigenous students learning English as a ‘school’ language. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology;30(1):1-18


The stigma of wearing hearing aids in an adolescent Aboriginal population

Strange A, Johnson A, Ryan B-J, Yonovitz A (2008) The stigma of wearing hearing aids in an adolescent Aboriginal population. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology;30(1):19-37


Responding to health impacts of climate change in the Australian desert

1 October, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 4, October 2008 - December 2008  Environment  Remote  Rural  

Campbell D, Smith MS, Daview J, Kuipers P, Wakerman J, et al. (2008) Responding to health impacts of climate change in the Australian desert. Rural and Remote Health;8(Online):Article 1008.


Keeping track of healthy food: monitoring and planning for better nutrition

17 September, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 3, July 2008 - September 2008  Nutrition  Remote  Rural  

Brimblecombe J (2008) Keeping track of healthy food: monitoring and planning for improvements in the national quality of the store food supply in remote communities. Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research


The heart of the matter – learning the process of rheumatic heart disease education [DVD]

Mitchell A, Shreeve P (nd) The heart of the matter – Learning the process of rheumatic heart disease education [DVD]. Parap, NT: Aboriginal Resource and Development Services Inc.


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