Client: Northern QLD Rural Division of General Practice

Assist in the early implementation of the North West QLD Allied Health Service, funded through the Commonwealth Regional Health Strategy

Project timeline: July 2001 - June 2002

Brief description:

  • To work with the Executive Officer of NQRDGP in establishing Mt Isa office, service agreements with the Mt Isa and Charters Towers Health Service District, recruitment of Manager of the Outreach Service, orientation of Manager to program and to communities

  • Establishment of Community Panel, comprising of representatives from the 11 communities serviced by the North West QLD Allied Health Service, to advise in the implementation of the service, monitoring and evaluation


Manager appointed January 2002, full complement of allied health professionals recruited by May 2002. Services to communities commenced April 2002. Community Panel formed April 2002. Service agreements developed and signed off by District Health Service Managers (Mt Isa September 2001, Charters Towers May 2002).