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“Where the spirit of wisdom lies”: Inculturation, self-determination and the authority of First Nations*

  • Author: Rademaker, Laura Michelle
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
  • Published: 2023

By the 1970s, Christian missions to Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory were enthusiastic supporters of Indigenous self-determination, even as they sought to maintain a missionary presence in Aboriginal communities.…

Spectrum of human Pasteurella species infections in tropical Australia

  • Authors: Mahony, Michelle, Menouhos, Dimitrios, Hennessy, Jann, Baird, Robert W.
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Published: 2023

Background Acquired zoonotic infections with Pasteurella bacterial species have a wide clinical spectrum of disease from invasive infections to localised bite-wound infections. Methods This study reviewed the spectrum of the…

The ties that bind: Social network analysis describes the social element of medical workforce recruitment to rural/remote Australia

  • Authors: Shiikha, Yulia, Ledingham, Rebekah, Playford, Denese
  • Published: 2023

We present the argument that medical recruitment to a previously under-recruited remote town was effected through what Social Network Analysis (SNA) measures as “brokerage” which operates amidst “structural holes”. We…

Health workforce perceptions on telehealth augmentation opportunities

  • Authors: Thomas, L. T., Lee, C. M. Y., McClelland, K., Nunis, G., Robinson, S., Norman, R.
  • Published: 2023

The availability and use of telehealth to support health care access from a distance has expanded in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth services have supported regional and remote health…

‘Pretty funny bloody barrister’: Gendered violence in Shame (1987)

  • Author: Tsuei, Jeremy
  • Published: 2023

Steve Jodrell’s Shame (1987) remains remarkably accurate in its depiction of gendered violence in rural/regional/remote (RRR) Australia. However, viewing the film as a normative statement reveals a complex relationship where…

The clinical champion role in the development of a successful telehealth wound care project for remote Australia

  • Author: Ellis, I.
  • Published: 2005

The role of a clinical champion in a wound care project was examined in terms of an emancipatory processes framework. During the project the role changed significantly, as the needs…

The safety of anaesthesia delivered by rural generalist anaesthetists: a scoping review of the literature

  • Authors: Gilchrist, Peter T., Walters, Lucie, Ward, Paul
  • Published: 2023

Introduction: Rural generalist anaesthetists (RGAs) are central to the delivery of health care in much of rural and remote Australia. This article details a systematic review of the literature specifically…

Effects of turnover and stability of health staff on quality of care in remote communities of the Northern Territory, Australia: a retrospective cohort study

  • Authors: Jones, Michael P., Zhao, Yuejen, Guthridge, Steven, Russell, Deborah J., Ramjan, Mark, Humphreys, John S., Wakerman, John
  • Published: 2021

Objectives To evaluate the relationship between markers of staff employment stability and use of short-term healthcare workers with markers of quality of care. A secondary objective was to identify clinic-specific…

Seeking a pedagogy of difference: What Aboriginal students and their parents in North Queensland say about teaching and their learning

  • Authors: Lewthwaite, Brian, Osborne, Barry, Lloyd, Natalie, Llewellyn, Linda, Boon, Helen, Webber, Tammi, Laffin, Gail, Kemp, Codie, Day, Cathy, Wills, Jennifer, Harrison, Megan
  • Publisher: Edith Cowan University
  • Published: 2015

This study presents the outcomes of the first phase of a three phase research initiative which begins by identifying through the voices of Aboriginal students and community members the teaching…

Evaluated nurse-led models of care implemented in regional, rural, and remote Australia: A scoping review

  • Authors: Beks, Hannah, Clayden, Suzanne, Shee, Anna Wong, Binder, Marley J., O’Keeffe, Sophie, Versace, Vincent L.
  • Published: 2023

Background Nurse-led models of care are important for populations residing in regional, rural, and remote settings, who experience barriers to accessing health care. A previous review examining a subset of…

Aeromedical retrievals as a measure of potentially preventable hospitalisations and cost comparison with provision of GP-led primary health care in a remote community

  • Authors: Wieland, L, Abernethy, G
  • Published: 2023

Introduction: Kowanyama is a very remote Aboriginal community. It is ranked amongst the top five most disadvantaged communities in Australia and has a very high burden of disease. Currently, the…

Aboriginal educators at the intersection: Intimations of greater nuance in both-ways education

  • Authors: Moore, Terry, Shannon, Geoffrey Jupurrula, Scholz, David
  • Published: 2022

The Whole of Community Engagement (WCE) initiative sought to identify barriers and enablers in Aboriginal students’ pathways to post-compulsory education, in six remote communities in Arnhem Land and central Australia.…

Taken for a ride? The disconnect between high school completion, employment and income for remote Australian First Nations Peoples

  • Author: Guenther, John
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Published: 2021

'Education is the key' is often used as a metaphor in remote Australian First Nations communities to indicate the importance of learning to achieve some measure of socio-economic advantage -…

Slow withdrawal as managed retreat: Dismantling and rebuilding an Indigenous community controlled housing sector

  • Author: Grealy, Liam
  • Published: 2022

Managed retreat is part of the planners’ analytical toolkit. It considers that human displacements driven by climate change will be more just if they are strategically managed by well-resourced authorities.…

Satisfaction with nursing clinical placements in the Northern Territory and work intentions post-graduation

  • Authors: Campbell, N, Anderson, J, Petrovic, E, Moore, L, Farthing, A, Witt, S, Lenthall, S, Lyons, C, Rissel, C
  • Published: 2022

Objective: The aims of this study are to assess nursing student satisfaction with their Northern Territory clinical placement; describe the characteristics of these students; and examine the relationship between student…

Relationship of Aboriginal family wellbeing to social and cultural determinants, Central Australia: ‘Waltja tjutangku nyakunytjaku’

  • Authors: Wright, Alyson, Davis, Vanessa Napaltjarri, Brinckley, Makayla-May, Lovett, Raymond, Thandrayen, Joanne, Yap, Mandy, Sanders, William, Banks, Emily
  • Published: 2022

Objective The objective of this study was to apply a strength-based approach to examine the relation of cultural and social determinants to high family functioning for Aboriginal people in Central…

Molecular evidence of Rickettsia felis infection in dogs from northern territory, Australia

  • Authors: Hii, Sze-Fui, Kopp, Steven R., Thompson, Mary F., O'Leary, Caroline A., Rees, Robert L., Traub, Rebecca J.
  • Published: 2011

The prevalence of spotted fever group rickettsial infection in dogs from a remote indigenous community in the Northern Territory (NT) was determined using molecular tools. Blood samples collected from 130…

Modelling testing and response strategies for COVID-19 outbreaks in remote Australian Aboriginal communities

  • Authors: Hui, Ben B., Brown, Damien, Chisholm, Rebecca H., Geard, Nicholas, McVernon, Jodie, Regan, David G.
  • Published: 2021

Background: Remote Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities have potential to be severely impacted by COVID-19, with multiple factors predisposing to increased transmission and disease severity. Our modelling aims…

Medical retrieval of pregnant women in labour: A scoping review

  • Authors: McInnes, Jessica, Honan, Bridget, Johnson, Richard, Durup, Cheryl, Venkatesh, Ajay, William Gardiner, Fergus, Schultz, Rebecca, Spring, Breeanna
  • Published: 2022

Background Remote Australian women in labour often rely on retrieval services to allow birthing in specialist obstetric centres. However, there is currently debate over when not to transfer a woman…

Rotavirus gastroenteritis in the Northern Territory, 1995-2004

  • Author: Schultz, R.
  • Published: 2006

OBJECTIVE: To present data on rotavirus notifications in the Northern Territory to provide knowledge about the local epidemiology of rotavirus gastroenteritis that can be used to inform the use and…

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