Rural and remote communities

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Journal article

An exploration of the experiences of GP registrar supervisors in small rural communities: a qualitative study

This article explores what makes rural GPs’ based outside of major regional centres, participate in supervising or not, their experiences of supervising, and impact of their practice context.
Journal article

Why place matters: a rurally-orientated analysis of COVID-19’s differential impacts

This paper considers the implications of COVID-19 during the early stages – or ‘first wave’ – of the 2020 pandemic, in relation to the enduring urban/rural dichotomy within high-income economies.
Submission

Inquiry into food pricing and food security in remote Indigenous communities: joint submission

Aboriginal Peak Organisations Northern Territory (APO NT) offers recommendations addressing issues of food security and the higher cost of food in remote Aboriginal communities.
Article

Perspectives on rural caregiving challenges and interventions

Unpaid, informal caregivers provide the vast majority of all long-term care in the United States. However, little is known about specific challenges they face in rural areas or what can be done to support them. This brief presents findings from key informant interviews describing challenges...
Evaluation

Retrospective impact evaluation: Save the Children’s sponsorship programming in Woliso Impact Area, Ethiopia (2002-2010)

This is the final report of a retrospective impact evaluation conducted of Save the Children’s Sponsorship program in Woliso, Ethiopia (2002-2010).
Report

Issues facing providers of social care at home to older rural residents

This paper explores the extent to which older people in rural areas have the opportunity to access high quality social care at home, supporting them to live independent healthy and fulfilling lives. It focuses in particular on the challenges presented to council commissioners of home...
Report

Dementia-friendly rural communities guide

This guide contains information about how dementia affects people’s experience of living and working in a rural community. It provides community-led guidance and signposting to resources to help support people living with dementia and their carers to be included in all areas of community life.
Working paper

Trends in social security receipt among Indigenous Australians: evidence from household surveys 1994–2015

This paper uses data from National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Surveys to examine trends in social security receipt among the Indigenous population between 1994 and 2014/15, as well as documenting the declining receipt of Community Development Employment Project (CDEP) wages.
Article

Friday essay: voices from the bush – how lockdown affects remote Indigenous communities differently

This article explores what self-isolation, social distancing means for one of Australia’s most remote Aboriginal communities, and how these communities cope with viral vulnerability during the COVID-19 pandemic.