Name and addresss of main siteCentre for Remote Health (CRH)
PO Box 4066
Collaborating UniversitiesFlinders University
Charles Darwin University
Number and location off additional sites (with office space and personnel)
Alice Springsoffice space to accommodate 32 people; total staff of 26
Katherineoffice space to accomodate 8 people; total staff of 4
Darwinoffice space to accomodate 1 person; total staff of 1
Mission StatementTo contribute to the improved health outcomes of people in remote communities of the Northern Territory and Australia, through the provision of high quality tertiary education, training and research focusing on the discipline of Remote Health.
In particular, the Centre contributes to improved Indigenous health outcomes through partnerships with Aboriginal communities.
- To be recognised nationally and internationally as the leader in Remote Health education, training and research
- To be recognised as the leader in developing and documenting the knowledge base which underpins Remote Health policy and service delivery through high quality research
- To be recognised as the major source of information relating to Remote Health to universities, policymakers and practitioners
- To increase Indigenous participation in education, research and management
- To contribute to the preparation of a high quality Remote Health workforce through Remote Health education and training
- Promote a multidisciplinary approach
- Promote and support culture of collaboration
- Promote equity, particularly in relation to attracting and retaining Aboriginal staff and students
- Reflect a balance of support for programs of both universities
- Provide and promote a culturally safe environment
Total staffing numbers31 staff
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Capital works and facilities as at July 2008Alice Springs: Offices and teaching spaces - 4 lecture rooms, one small tutorial room, 1 meeting room, and one 8 bed students house.
Katherine: Office space to accomodate 8 people and meeting room; 5 bed student unit.
Darwin: 1 small office
Main areas of research and interestCRH has a well established research programme. Research is conducted in response to community and health service needs and is underpinned by the principles of collaboration and capacity building.
Areas of research focus include:
- Remote area health services research
- Research on education, measurement and planning in remote area health,
- Research incorporating social determinants of health,
- Workforce development research.