Rural Health - Recommended Resources:
Bibliography March, 2007
Wilkinson, D. & Blue, I. (eds). 2002, The new rural health, Oxford University
Press, South Melbourne, Vic. Landmark text on Australian rural health … now
out of print.
Wilkinson, D., Hays, R et al. (eds). 2004, The handbook of rural medicine in
Australia, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic. Deals with rural
health issues in a practical manner
Smith, J. D. 2007, Australia's rural and remote health : a social justice
perspective, 2nd ed, Tertiary Press, Croydon, Vic. A critical look at the
problems of Australia’s rural and indigenous health.
Hays, R. B. 2002, Practising rural medicine in Australia, Eruditions Publishing,
Emerald, Vic. A good treatise on the problems of rural practice
Siegloff, L. (ed). 1997, Rural nursing in the Australian context, Royal College
of Nursing, Australia, Deakin, A.C.T.
Strong, K., Trickett, P., et al. 1998, Health in rural and remote Australia : the
first report of the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare on rural health,
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Canberra.
Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH)
Rural and Remote Health, e-journal
National Rural Health Alliance. 2005, Rural and remote health papers 1991 –
2005, National Rural Health Alliance, Canberra. Contains papers from the
biennial Australian Rural Health Conferences, plus articles from the Australian
Journal of Rural Health.
National Rural Health Association.
Council of Remote Area Nurses
Bush Crisis Line. Counselling support for rural health professionals.
Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine
Australian Rural Health Education Network. Umbrella body for rural clinical
schools and university departments of rural health.
Rural Doctors Association of Australia
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Publishes many reports on rural
Report of the Chief Health Officer, N.S.W. (also accessible from Intranet
Australian Bureau of Statistics website. For researching demographic data on