Publication: The Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services & Indigenous Affairs – Australian Family Relationships Clearinghouse Briefing No 10, 2008

Article:

Effective regional, rural and remote family and relationships service delivery

Authors:

L. Roufeil and K. Battye (both of Kristine Battye Consulting)

Project Aim:

  • Review of recent demographic, social and economic trends in rural, regional and remote Australia

  • Consideration of the available evidence base on family and relationships service delivery and of broader literature on service delivery to rural settings

  • Discussion of enablers and limiting factors for effective rural service delivery within the discussed context

  • Discussion of workforce issues as a way of addressing service sustainability, including the training environment, maximizing workforce participation, service re-engineering and local environmental enablers