Beyond the workforce crisis: advancing conceptual understanding in rural and remote health

  • Humphreys, John (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • Bourke, Lisa (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Taylor, Judith (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Wakerman, John (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

Amidst the many strategies and initiative developed to combat the rural health crisis, there has been little theoretical debate. The aim of this project is to develop and innovative, theoretical framework for understanding rural health that can underpin more effective policy, education, research and practice approaches. The team of scholars will develop a framework and critically discuss it with 80 experts in rural health in order to provide a road map documenting the underlying feature of rural health, its future directions and potential solutions. Only through understanding the causes of rural health inequities as well as the challenges and strengths within rural health, can meaningful change transpire.
Effective start/end date2/01/0931/12/10


  • Australian Research Council (ARC): AUD14,000.00