Projects found: 7

National Indigenous Palliative Care Needs Study

Client: Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing

Location/s: Hopevale, Laura, Wujul Wujul, Cooktown, Cairns, Mt Isa, Mackay, Rockhampton, Ipswich, Inala (QLD), Tennant Creek, Alice Springs, Pitjantjatjara Lands, Darwin (NT), Broom, Fitzroy Crossing, Port Hedland, several suburbs in Perth, Kalgoorlie (WA) Shepparton, Mooroopna (VIC), Adelaide, North Adelaide, Riverland,( SA), Kempsey, Nowra, Western Sydney (NSW)

This year-long project involved a literature review and scoping study to discover what palliative care services were available to, or being used by Indigenous people. A multidisciplinary team, including Indigenous team members, undertook a national needs analysis, gathering numerous case studies through questionnaires and field visits. Some 400 people participated in focus groups and face…

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Queensland Regional Primary Health Care Planning

Client: Department of Health and Ageing (OATSIH)

Location/s: Mt Isa, Boulia, Djarra, Julia Creek, Rockhampton, Emerald, Duringa, Woorabinda (Qld)

Facilitated strategic regional Primary Health Care planning in the Mt Isa/Inland and Central Highlands regions of Queensland. Funded under the PHCAP program, this process involved development of a regional steering committee of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members and service providers. The steering committees met regularly over a nine month period to develop these…

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Evaluation of Job Network Services in remote communities

Location/s: Port Hedland, Wyndam, Kununarra, Derby, Mowanjum, Oombulgarri (WA) Amoonguna, Yuendumu, Alice Springs, Palmerston, Jabiru, Nhulunbuy (NT)

This project required the setting up, and conduct of qualitative interviews with job seekers and community leaders in five communities in the Kimberley, Pilbara and Broom areas and six communities in the Top End and Central Australia to evaluate Fee for Service and Flexible Servicing Arrangements. Recruitment was made via relevant local community organisations, interpreters…

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Review of Shared Responsibility Agreements

Client: Office of Indigenous Policy Co-ordination (OIPC), Department of Family and Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Location/s: Darwin, Galiwinku, Palmerston (NT) Boggabilla, Tamworth, La Perouse (NSW)

Conducted reviews of six Shared Responsibility Agreements (SRAs) several of which were complex multi-signatory SRAs with three Top End (NT) communities, including a remote community and urban communities in Darwin and Palmerston and three communities in NSW, one in metropolitan Sydney.

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Evaluation of Murdi Paaki Community Facilitators Project (MP3)

Client: FaCHSIA and NSW Premiers Department

Location/s: Brewarrina, Bourke, Broken Hill, Cobar, Collarenebri, Coonamble, Enngonia, Menindee, Cobar, Lightening Ridge, Goodooga, Gulargambone, Walgett, Weilmoringle, Wentworth, Wilcannia

Evaluation of the Murdi Paaki Community Facilitators Project (MP3), operating in 16 towns throughout the Murdi Paaki region. This project included desktop research, extensive stakeholder (telephone) interviews, and face-to-face community interviews.

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