Rural and remote communities

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Guide

Yarning about sad news and sorry business

This toolkit, developed in collaboration with Health Consumers Queensland, gathers insights and perspectives from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples living in Queensland on engagement and consultation processes in relation to palliative care.
Discussion paper

New Remote Engagement Program: discussion paper

The Australian government is reforming the way employment services are delivered to people living in remote Australia. This discussion paper has been released to invite public comment to help shape the design of a new remote engagement program. This program will replace the existing Community...
Report

'Supported, educated and understood'

This report aims to shine a light on the everyday lives of regional, rural and remote young people, their strengths and challenges, their mental health, and the impact ReachOut has in improving their mental health and wellbeing.
Guide

Preparing for the unimaginable: guidelines for organisational response and staff support before, during and after disaster

Affected communities need long-term support far beyond what many disaster relief volunteering organisation can often commit to. This project explores the phenomenon of support before, during and after disaster (specifically the floods in Townsville and North West Queensland), focusing on organisational support for staff to...
Discussion paper

Remote access: guiding principles for a new livelihood and work program in remote Indigenous Australia

Consultations are beginning around the future of social security payments in remote Australia. This discussion paper assesses what has gone wrong with the existing Community Development Program, and argues that Australia needs to consider a more effective, caring and creative approach to supporting the health...
Fact sheet

Mental health in rural and remote Australia

People in rural areas face a range of stressors unique to living outside major cities. This fact sheet outlines some key statistics regarding mental health in rural and remote communities.
Fact sheet

Suicide in rural and remote Australia

This fact sheet outlines some key statistics regarding suicide in in rural and remote areas.
Discussion paper

Scaling up success in majority Indigenous schools

This publication is an edited version of Noel Pearson’s speech at the Centre for Independent Studies event ‘Scaling up success in majority Indigenous schools’, held in Sydney on 18 May 2021.
Report

Rural Outreach Program Evaluation end of year report 2020

This evaluation assesses the effectiveness of the Rural Outreach Program and makes recommendations regarding its future development. This report presents data collected between 1 January 2019 to 31 January 2021 inclusive.
Report

Digital enterprise through the arts

This research addresses the continuing disparity in education and employment outcomes of young people with disabilities, particularly youth who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and those living in regional and remote locations of Australia.