Report on the Audit of Health Workforce in Rural and Regional Australia

This report provides information gathered in the audit of the health workforce in rural and remote Australia. It investigates the number and distribution of the health workforce, specifically doctors, nurses and other health professionals, currently working in rural and regional Australia, describes the current workforce supply and identifies where health workforce shortages exist.

Page last updated: April 2008

ISBN: 1-74186-556-5
Publications Number: P3-3656

Commonwealth of Australia 2008

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Suggested citation:
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing (2008). Report on the Audit of Health Workforce in Rural and Regional Australia, April 2008. Commonwealth of Australia, Canberra.

Disclaimer: This report was based upon the most current national health workforce information available at February 2008.

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