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2014

Foran T, Fleming D, Spandonide B, Williams R, Race D (2014)

Exploring energy futures for remote Australian communities.

Paper presented at the Energy and transport futures workshops. 13 and 15 May 2014, Alice Springs

2013

Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (2013)

Meeting in the Middle: a cooperative approach to animal management in remote Indigenous communities conference presentations.

Paper presented at the AMRRIC Conference 2013: Meeting in the Middle: a cooperative approach to animal management in remote Indigenous communities. 15-16 October 2013, Alice Springs

This website gives access to the audio, video and powerpoint slides for each presentation made at the 2013 combined Animal Management in Remote and Rural Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) and Australian Institute of Animal Management (AIAM) conference in Darwin.

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Cooksley N, Maguire G, Atkinson D, Woolley T (2013)

A model for improving obstructive lung disease care for Aboriginal Australians living in remote Australia.

Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Scientific Meeting. 10 May 2013, Darwin

Fitts MS, Palk GR, Jacups SP (2013)

Alcohol restrictions and drink driving in remote Indigenous communities in Queensland, Australia.

Paper presented at the The 23rd Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference. 26-29 May 2013, Montreal

Fitts MS, Palk GR, Lennon AJ, Clough AR (2013)

Why do Indigenous Australians drink and drive? A qualitative exploration of self-reported influences on drink driving behaviours of Indigenous peoples from remote communities.

Paper presented at the The 23rd Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference. 26-29 May 2013, Montreal

Schrieber L (2013)

Are dogs a source of streptococci in Aboriginal Australian communities?.

: Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities

Outreach optometry in Central Australia - the power of partnership (2013)

Wilson H, Arkapaw L, Morse A

2012

In-service training for remote primary health care workers in Australia: a novel and useful mode of education delivery (2012)

Arkapaw L, Morse A, Keys T, Stern J

This poster was created for the Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) 2012 National Conference, 'Rural and Remote Practice: Totally Wild!'. The poster summaries the findings of a recent study conducted by the Brien Holden Vision Institute evaluating the usefulness and relevance of their eye health training programs for remote Primary Health Care Workers (PHCWs).

The poster contains:

  • a brief overview of the role of PHCWs in the provision of eye health services in remote communities
  • an outline of the implementation of the training program and methods used to evaluate its usefulness and relevance
  • the outcomes of the training program
  • a discussion of the studies relevance to training delivery for remote PHCWs.

The poster offers a useful summary of the implementation and evaluation of the Institute's training program for all those working in remote Indigenous eye health policy and practice, in particular, those involved in training delivery to PHCWs.

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Optometrists' experiences in short-term locum placements in remote Aboriginal community health centres (2012)

Arkapaw L, Morse A, Keys T

This poster was created for the Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) 2012 National Conference, 'Rural and Remote Practice: Totally Wild!'. The poster summaries the findings of a recent study conducted by the Brien Holden Vision Institute into the motivation, successes and challenges of locum optometrists working in remote Northern Territory (NT) communities on short-term placements, by analysing common themes in their pre- and post-trip feedback forms and questionnaires.

The poster contains:

  • a brief overview of eye health services available in remote communities in the NT
  • the methods used to collate and analyse the data from pre-existing forms and questionnaires
  • the results of the analysis, including the most commonly reported motivations given for wanting to participate, highlights and challenges
  • a discussion of the results outlining their relevance to the recruitment of locum practitioners.

The poster offers a useful summary of the Institute's analysis for all those working in Australian Indigenous eye health policy and practice, in particular, those involved in the recruitment of rural and remote practitioners.

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Johnson KA, Meyer JY, Turner AW (2012)

Real-time teleophthalmology in rural Western Australia: a service evaluation.

Paper presented at the Rural Medicine Australia 2012. October 2012, Fremantle, WA

Natoli L, Badman S (2012)

TTANGO (Test, Treat and Go). A randomised trial of point-of-care tests for chlamydia and gonorrhoea infections in remote Aboriginal communities.

Paper presented at the WA Sexual Health Forum 2012. 7-8 November 2012, Perth

2011

Anderton P, Duffy T,   (2011)

A multidisciplinary network to preserve eye health and minimise the risk of blindness for healthy ageing in rural Australia.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (2011)

AMRRIC 2011 conference proceedings.

Paper presented at the AMRRIC 2011 conference. 11 October 2011, Townsville, Qld

Bailie R (2011)

The housing improvement and child health study – informing further development of community housing programs.

Black A, Monaghan S (2011)

Impact of subsidised fruit and vegetables on the health and nutrition of Aboriginal children.

Paper presented at the Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health. 5-6 May 2011, Sydney

Coppa K (2011)

One size fits all? The national bowel cancer screening experience in one remote Aboriginal community.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Curry R (2011)

Planning it, getting it, keeping it - a framework for the workforce in Aboriginal primary health care in the Northern Territory.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Eley R, Beckett A, Henshaw R, Gorman D, Evans M, Carswell P (2011)

Injury prevention and safety promotion in the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Elkin L , Trott W (2011)

Breaking down barriers and the importance of Aboriginal consumer engagement.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Elliott E (2011)

Alcohol use in pregnancy in remote Australia: the Lililwan Project.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Flaherty N (2011)

Drawing the line in the Centre: the difficulties in defining child neglect in the Northern Territory.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Geng GH, Disney LP (2011)

A need of technology-assisted physical activity in young Indigenous children's health and physical education.

Paper presented at the Technology for Education and Learning. 24-25 October 2011, Beijing, China

Hannig L, Cunningham K (2011)

Clinical services via telehealth in the Kimberley.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Harrison K, Jones V (2011)

GP workforce research in rural and remote NSW Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: from adaption to adoption.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Ivers R, Lyford M, Johnson J, Boufous S, Senserrick T, Clapham K (2011)

Road safety and driver licensing in Aboriginal people in remote NSW.

Paper presented at the Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health. 5-6 May 2011, Sydney

Larson A (2011)

Evidence-based success factors for community-based Aboriginal health projects.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Lopes J, Lindeman M, Taylor K (2011)

Evaluation of a suicide prevention training resource for Central Australian Indigenous communities.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Madin S (2011)

Dealing with disease in the desert: a new approach.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

McIver LJ, Petterson S , Finnegan S  (2011)

Epidemiology at the extremes: an examination of the factors that affect health outcomes in very remote areas of Australia.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Millard M, Wilson A (2011)

Considering models of practice: challenges faced by the Bush Support Service in developing service delivery to support remote area Aboriginal workers in health.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Mitsch V (2011)

To the back of Bourke, delivering brain injury rehabilitation to remote areas in New South Wales.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Nancarrow H, Nehill C, Giles C, Zorbas H (2011)

Breast cancer - knowledge and skills to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Nodwell J (2011)

A partnership arrangement for the provision of therapy services for people with disabilities living in rural and remote Western Australia.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Packer A (2011)

Sustainable approach to toothbrushing in remote Indigenous communities.

Paper presented at the Australian Health Promotion Association 20th National Conference. 10-13 April 2011, Cairns

Perlgut D (2011)

Indigenous health communication: the ‘Strong' series.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Pholeros P (2011)

Avoiding evidence: housing, overcrowding and health.

Radoll P (2011)

Factors that influence Aboriginal household information and communication technology uptake in a rural context.

Rae K, Bruno A, Weatherall L (2011)

Gomeroi gaaynggal: a creative start to health, a healthy start to life.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Sager R (2011)

Food relief for the needy in rural and remote Northern Territory.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Shakeshaft A, Clifford A, Tsey K, Allan J, Doran C, Rose M, MacQueen R, Calabria B (2011)

The acceptability of a family based alcohol intervention to Indigenous clients of a rural Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service and Drug and Alcohol Treatment Agency.

Paper presented at the CRIAH Aboriginal Health Research 2011 Conference. 5-6 May 2011, Sydney

Smith J, Syron L, Turner N, Gwynne J (2011)

Many Rivers Diabetes Prevention Project: governance, Aboriginal children's knowledge of diabetes, and their food and nutrient intake.

Paper presented at the Coalition for Research to Improve Aboriginal Health. 5-6 May 2011, Sydney

Stokes A, Stokes S (2011)

Western Desert Kidney Health Project.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Stothers K (2011)

Working for improved Indigenous health—through allied health.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Studdert L (2011)

Remote Area Health Corps uses innovative methods to attract and retain health professionals for remote Indigenous health work.

Paper presented at the Perth Convention Centre. , National Rural Health Alliance

Sutherland A, Billimoria J (2011)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander continence training in rural and remote Australia.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Taylor S, Sharman L, Taylor G (2011)

Keeler healing—helping an Aboriginal community heal themselves.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Walker B, Nahow M-J (2011)

Garden Tucker program.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Warren K (2011)

Shaping the LIFE program: adaptation of the Stanford Chronic Disease Self‐Management Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Watts L, Ampt A, Sherwood J, Keenan T (2011)

‘When they give you the nod, they give you the confidence' - Indigenous medical students' perceptions of the Pre‐Medicine Program.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Young R (2011)

Hanging on by our fingernails: providing culturally sensitive, high‐quality residential aged care in remote areas.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

Yungabun H (2011)

The Lililwan Project: developing a culture - and language‐appropriate FASD diagnostic checklist for history‐taking in an Australian Aboriginal community.

Paper presented at the 11th National Rural Health Conference. 3-16 March 2011, Perth Convention Centre

2010

Bell B (2010)

2010 Australian water safety conference program and proceedings: ACT Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander aquatic recreation program.

Brun L, Buykx H (2010)

Evaluation of a cultural training experience undertaken in a regional Aboriginal Medical Service (for basic registrars).

Paper presented at the 2010 PHC Research Conference: Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 30 June-2 July 2010, Darwin

Celenza K (2010)

2010 Australian water safety conference program and proceedings: Keep watch: times of change, calls for action.

Chilvers A, Cobham T, Bell S (2010)

Engineering expertise in the case of developing risk assessment for potable water supply to Australia's remote, Indigenous communities.

Paper presented at the 4S Annual Meeting. 25 August 2010, Tokyo

Edmonston C, Major-Oakley K (2010)

Mob rules: doing road safety business in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities (Woorabinda case study).

Paper presented at the National Indigenous Road Safety Forum. November 2010, Coffs Harbour, NSW

Gleeson B (2010)

Social determinants of Indigenous health.

Harrison J, Henley G (2010)

Injury of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people due to transport: 2003-04 to 2007-08.

Paper presented at the National Indigenous Road Safety Forum. November 2010, Coffs Harbour, NSW

Jervis-Tracey P, Chenoweth L, McAuliffe D, O'Connor B, Stehlik D (2010)

Managing tensions in professional statutory practice: essential research for living and working in rural communities.

Larsen A, Hornbuckle J, Doherty D (2010)

Models for improved maternal care for rural and remote Aboriginal women.

Paper presented at the WA Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Sector Conference 2010. 25 March 2010, The Vines, Swan Valley

Lindeman M, Smith K, LoGiudice D, Shadforth G, Carroll E, Atkinson D, Schaper F, Flicker L, Lautenschlager N (2010)

Model of care for people living with dementia and disabilities in remote Aboriginal communities.

Paper presented at the 2010 PHC Research Conference: Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 30 June-2 July 2010, Darwin

McMahon R (2010)

Quality of life at the end of life for palliative care clients living in remote areas of the Top End of the Northern Territory.

Paper presented at the 2010 PHC Research Conference: Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 30 June-2 July 2010, Darwin

Menzies School of Health Research (2010)

The SISTER study: Survey of Indigenous Women'S HPV prevalence in Top End Remote communities.

: Menzies School of Health Research

This video shows a presentation given on the human papillomavirus (HPV) in Top End remote communities in the Northern Territory (NT). The specific topics covered during the presentation include:

  • vulvar cancer - background information and incidence
  • HPV - background information, incidence, and vaccination
  • current disease control strategies in the NT
  • Survey of Indigenous women's human papillomavirus prevalence in Top End remote communities (SISTER study).

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Roberts F, Scarr J (2010)

2010 Australian water safety conference program and proceedings: 18 remote swimming pools in the Northern Territory: are they sustainable without a plan?.

Simpson F, Spurling G, Hayman N (2010)

Otitis media in Indigenous children: a comparison of remote and urban communities.

Paper presented at the 2010 PHC Research Conference: Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 30 June-2 July 2010, Darwin

Smith T, Misan G, Chesters J, Rodda R, Theaker S, Warren K, Newman V, Knee T (2010)

Development of a web-based resource for rural and remote health professionals to support chronic disease self-management.

Paper presented at the 2010 PHC Research Conference: Primary health care research and health reform: Improving care. 30 June-2 July 2010, Darwin

Snelling J, Snelling T (2010)

2010 Australian water safety conference program and proceedings: Improving water safety skills in Indigenous communities.

Storey J (2010)

2010 Australian water safety conference program and proceedings: Indigenous aqautic safety training unit.

Veldhuyzen C (2010)

2010 Australian water safety conference program and proceedings: Meeting the needs of Indigenous communities in South Australia.

2009

Adams M, Springer S, May J (2009)

Reports on developments and commitments in Indigenous health.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Allan J, Ball PA, Alston M (2009)

Human rights: the way forward for health equity in rural and remote Australia?.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Chaney F (2009)

The governance and service challenges of remote Australia.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Conley D, Venz N, Watkins H (2009)

Bringing health equity to ageing rural and remote Queenslanders: Blue Care Rural and Remote Aged Care Strategy.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Cooper-Stanbury M, Nargis S (2009)

Correlates of risky alcohol consumption in regional and remote Australia.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Cox J, Little J, Heffernan S, Bell A, Lines D (2009)

The Katherine West Health Board.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Edmonston C, Sheehan M, Siskind V (2009)

“It's just the way it is out here ...”: the role of ‘remoteness' and ‘context' in understanding and preventing rural road trauma.

Einfeld S (2009)

Innovations in accreditation of Aboriginal community controlled health services.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Gauld S, Smith S, Bowen R (2009)

Improving community-based rehabilitation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders with acquired brain injury: identification of key dimensions to enhance service suitability.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Grant M, Saunders V (2009)

Building resilience in Indigenous health students and staff.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Hope A (2009)

Speech at the Billard summit.

Paper presented at the Blank page summit on suicide 2009. 27-31 July 2009, Kimberley, WA

Hughes J (2009)

The tyranny of distance? Carers in regional and remote areas of Australia.

Paper presented at the From creative ageing to end-of-life in rural and remote Australia. 17 November 2009, Canberra

James L (2009)

Addressing substance misuse in Gunbalanya NT: reflections from an Indigenous alcohol and other drugs worker.

Paper presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference 2009. 1-4 November 2009, Darwin

Kerr A, Freeman N (2009)

A comprehensive primary health care approach: improving health outcomes in a remote Indigenous community.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Keys T, O’Hara M (2009)

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.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Knight S (2009)

The National Health and Hospital Reform Commission's agenda for change.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Maguire G (2009)

COPD and chronic lung disease management: excellence in a remote and Indigenous Australian setting.

Paper presented at the . May 2009, Gold Coast, Qld

Main R (2009)

Rural optometry in Australia.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns

Mein J (2009)

Partnerships providing better health care access for Indigenous youth in Far North Queensland(FNQ).

Paper presented at the 2009 GP & PHC Research Conference: Driving Change. 15-17 July 2009, Melbourne

Murray O, Oates M, Papadopolous U, Solomon R (2009)

Finding the fit: development of a mental health service for remote Indigenous communities.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Passey M, Gale J, Holt B, Leatherday C, Roberts C, Kay D, Rogers L, Paden V (2009)

Stop smoking in its tracks: understanding smoking by rural Aboriginal women.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Robertson J, Clough A (2009)

Can doing research be a catalyst for changing tobacco smoking? An example from remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Sergeant P (2009)

Men's Sheds - a catalyst for Indigenous men's health.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Simpson A (2009)

Improving the health of rural and remote Aboriginal communities through state-wide education and employment initiatives.

Paper presented at the Rural health: the place to be ... The 10th National Rural Health Conference. 17-20 May 2009, Cairns, Qld

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (2009)

Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation.

Paper presented at the Goldfields Ear Health Conference. 30 April-1 May 2009, Kalgoorlie, WA

Young R (2009)

Ageing in the bush: what is remotely possible?.

Paper presented at the From creative ageing to end-of-life in rural and remote Australia. 17 November 2009, Canberra

2008

Brown S, Spencer M (2008)

Keeping our spirit alive and strong: the story of the Western Desert dialysis mob.

Paper presented at the 2008 GP & PHC Research Conference: Health for All?. 4-6 June 2008, Hobart, Tasmania

Bullock S (2008)

Rural health: are we getting the best yield?.

Paper presented at the Australia's Health 2008. 24 June 2008, Canberra

Parry J (2008)

Researching the structural barriers to meaningful health care decision-making for Indigenous patients in remote Australia.

Paper presented at the Are you remotely interested? 2008 Remote Health Conference. 15-17 August 2008, Mt Isa, Qld

Rudnik E, Thomas K, Champion S, Thomas K (2008)

Aboriginal researchers forum - building research capacity in rural South Australia.

Paper presented at the 2008 GP & PHC Research Conference: Health for All?. 4-6 June 2008, Hobart, Tasmania

 
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