Supporting Primary Health Care
in Remote Indigenous Australia

Annual General Meeting

CARPA had a successful AGM on Friday 3 November 2017- AGM 2017 Report.

Welcome to new core group members Kath Martin, Vicotria Orpin and Chris Perry.

Thank you for the time and effort to John Wright, who is standing aside after many years as treasurer, and Karen Collas, who is retiring form the core group.


Orientation to Remote Primary Health Care Manuals

– video to improve delivery of health care in remote Australia through improved use of recommended clinical guidelines now available.

New editions of RPHCM available

The new editions of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals were launched at the CRANAplus Conference in Broome. The latest editions include:

  • CARPA Standard Treatment Manual 7th edition
  • Minymaku Kutju Tjukurpa — Women’s Business Manual 6th edition
  • Clinical Procedures Manual for remote and rural practice 4th edition
  • Medicines Book for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners 4th edition

You can access the manuals via the RPHCM website.

What we do

professional development

CARPA supports the education and professional development of remote and Indigenous health professions, including sponsoring education events and supporting individuals to undertake activities or attend events.

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CARPA develops resources to support high quality care in remote and Indigenous health, including activities to improve the utilisation of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals.

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Health Care Manuals

CARPA plays a key role in the governance and production of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals, a suite of clinical guidelines for primary health care practitioners in remote and Indigenous health services, guide clinical practice in many areas of rural and remote Australia.