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Personal profile

Research interests

Dr. Anton Isaacs is a public health physician with an interest in the mental health of rural, Aboriginal and medically underserved communities. His research focusses on the design, implementation and evaluation of mental health services. 

Supervision interests

Anton currently supervises one PhD candidate and is available to supervise 3 more.

Monash teaching commitment

Anton teaches Evidence Based Clinical Practice to Year 3B medical students at Traralgon and Warragul in semester 1 and 2. He also delivers lectures on Indigenous mental health to year 4C medical students at Traralgon.

Community service

Anton is a past Deputy Chair of the Board of Governance of SNAP Gippsland Inc., a Mental Health Community Support Service based in Gippsland, Victoria.


  • Mental health services research
  • Aboriginal suicide prevention

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Projects 2011 2020

Research Output 2006 2019

A Care Coordination Model Can Facilitate Interagency Collaboration When Designing Recovery-Oriented Services

Isaacs, A. N. & Firdous, F., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Concepts, Practices and Advantages of Spirituality Among People with a Chronic Mental Illness in Melbourne

Jones, S., Sutton, K. & Isaacs, A., Feb 2019, In : Journal of Religion and Health. 58, 1, p. 343-355 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

The outcomes and cost effectiveness of Australia's Partners in Recovery Initiative

Isaacs, A., Beauchamp, A. & Sutton, K., 2019, p. S14. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractOtherpeer-review


Award for Outstanding Contribution

Anton Isaacs (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Early Career Researcher publication prize

Anton Isaacs (Recipient), 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Paul Harris Fellow (non Rotarian)

Anton Isaacs (Recipient), 2006

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2011 2016

Advances in Mental Health (Journal)

Anton Isaacs (Guest editor)

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial responsibility

TheMHS Summer Forum 2015

Anton Isaacs (Invited speaker)
19 Feb 201520 Feb 2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to workshop, seminar, course

Doctoral student supervision

Anton Isaacs (Supervisor)

Activity: Teaching EngagementsMentor/ Internship supervision

Invited Delegate - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health Round Table

Anton Isaacs (Contributor)
23 Jun 201424 Jun 2014

Activity: Community Talks, Presentations, Exhibitions and EventsPublic lecture/debate/seminar

Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors

Anton Isaacs (Member)
13 Jun 2012

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Press / Media

Stop Male Suicide in Victoria Seminar

Anton Isaacs


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

A little research goes a long way

Anton Isaacs


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Koorie Men's Health Day - Interview with People First Radio, Vancouver

Anton Isaacs


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Profile/Interview