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The RORRT: young people using the Web to promote positive mental health

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Sullivan, C; Morrison, M; Lee, K
  • Journal Name: Good Health - good country: from conception to completion: proceedings of the 6th National Rural Health Conference
  • Publisher: National Rural Health Alliance
  • Published Location: Deakin West, ACT
  • Country: Australia

The Reach Out! Rural and Regional Tour (RORRT) was launched in April 1999. The project aims to work with communities to promote positive mental health for young people living in rural and regional Australia. This paper discusses the objectives of the tour and includes: evaluation design; sources of data; demographics of participant ....

Thinking regionally, acting locally: lessons for Australia from overseas housing and regional assistance policies

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Gleeson, B; Carmichael, C
  • Journal Number: National Social Policy Conference 2001 - Papers
  • Publisher: ocial Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales
  • Published Location: Sydney, NSW
  • Country: Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, United States

This paper presents the findings of a research study which investigated and evaluated the housing related regional assistance measures in the European Union, the United Kingdom and the United States and draws implications for Australian policy makers. Report Location ....

Training brokers: networks and outcomes in regional Australia

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Kilpatrick, Sue; Bound, Helen
  • Journal Name: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Vocational Education Research
  • Journal Number: Vol.9, No.1
  • Country: Australia

Training brokers are a relatively new form of organisation in the training market. Their role is to match clients to appropriate training. This paper looks at various models of training broker arrangements, and explores the relationship developed among broker, provider and client. Differences in outcomes and processes of non- for- profit brokers ....

University departments of rural health - how do they benefit rural and remote health consumers?

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Walker, J
  • Journal Name: Australian Health Consumer
  • Journal Number: Vol. 1, No. 2001 Summer
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Tasmania

The aims of the University Department of Rural Health in Tasmania are to change the culture within health care to give high priority to rural heath and to link academic concerns of education and research with operational concerns of service development and delivery. Some practical examples of how this benefits the rural health cons ....

What is really happening in rural and regional populations?

  • Author: Hugo, G
  • Editors: Rogers, M. F. and Coffins, Y. M. J.
  • Journal Name: The future of Australia's country towns
  • Publisher: Centre for Sustainable Regional Communities, La Trobe University
  • Published Location: Bendigo, Vic
  • ISBN: 1864465352
  • Country: Australia

The author challenges the myth that non-metropolitan areas in Australia are less dynamic and less differentiated than metropolitan areas. He seeks to dispel this myth by considering population shifts in the non-metropolitan sector and summarising trends in their size, composition and spatial distribution. He shows that by compariso ....

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