Research

Our strong research focus has resulted in a number of important studies, which have been presented at various conferences and events to help shape the discussion around important issues affecting remote, rural and regional health care.

Some of our recent studies are:

“Recent reports, developments and trends", presented at the RDAQ 2016 Conference in June 2016.

“Is there a doctor in the bush? Unpacking Health Workforce Queensland data round the medical workforce in remote Queensland” presented at the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health in July 2014.

“Doctors in remote Queensland – they don’t stay, do they?” presented at the National Rural Health Alliance Forum in May 2015.

“How does policy assist recruitment and retention of doctors in rural and remote Queensland, Australia?” presented to the Rural WONCA Conference in May 2015.

“The ‘boom and bust’ cycle of resource industry dependent locations – the unique challenges of providing health services in Australian mining communities” presented to the Rural WONCA Conference in May 2015.