Personal profile


Rochelle Hine is a non-Indigenous woman living and working on GunaiKurnai Country in Gippsland, Victoria. Rochelle is an early career researcher, employed as a lecturer at Monash Rural Health. She has a background in social work in rural settings, specialising in mental health and women's health promotion in clinical practice, service development, research and management. 

Rochelle's mental health research focusses on prevention and early intervention, grounded in a social justice framework and an understanding of the social and economic factors that influence mental health outcomes. Rochelle uses predominantly critical qualitative approaches to explore the circumstances of people’s lives, collaborating with lived experience experts and other stakeholders.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Research area keywords

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Gender & Diversity
  • Parenting
  • Rural health workforce

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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