Person

Katrina Alford

Report

Economic value of Aboriginal community controlled health services

Summary: This report provides evidence that Aboriginal health services run by Aboriginal people: Provide jobs for more than 3,200 Aboriginal people (over 5,000 in total) and are the main source of Aboriginal employment in many communities; Boost education levels of Aboriginal people with onsite training...
Report

Pathways and barriers: Indigenous schooling and vocational education and training participation in the Goulburn Valley region

Katrina Alford and Richard James explore school and vocational education opportunities for Indigenous people in the Victorian Goulburn Valley region, where educational participation and completion rates are poor. Strategies that could boost successful vocational education and training (VET) participation include an education entitlement fund, stronger...
Report

Pathways and barriers: Indigenous schooling and vocational education and training participation in the Goulburn Valley region

Indigenous students in the Goulburn Valley area of Victoria have low participation and completion rates in vocational education and training (VET) programs. This report investigates the barriers affecting VET participation and service provision in this area, and examines the context including the educational aspirations, expectations...
Journal article

Strengthening Medicare: will increasing the bulk-billing rate and supply of general practitioners increase access to Medicare-funded general practitioner services and does rurality matter?

Recent increases in the bulk-billing rate have been taken as an indication that the federal government's Strengthening Medicare initiative, and particularly the bulk-billing incentives, are working. Given the enduring geographic differences in the supply of general practitioners, Susan E. Day, Katrina Alford, David Dunt, Stuart...