2024 Activities

2023 Activities

Annual Report 2023

CARPA AGM October 2023: Chair report  In 1984 a group of rural and remote health professionals came together to form CARPA, a platform for multidisciplinary activity to support primary health care in remote and First Nations communities. As a small but respected...

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AGM 2023 Notice to Members

CARPA AGM We invite all members to attend the CARPA AGMThursday 19th October 2023at 16:30hrs NT timevia TEAMS. Click the links below to download the agenda and minutes from the 2022 AGM. Audited accounts are available to members on request. AGENDA 2023 AGMMINUTES...

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CRANAplus Remote Managers Network

CARPA supports this new initiative of CRANAplus to develop a network of remote managers. Many remote health professionals' step into a remote management position with little preparedness or support. Joining a network of remote managers provides opportunities to...

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2022 Activities

2021 Activities

2020 Activities

Northern Territory Election Briefing

CARPA recently joined the Climate and Health Alliance as part of our strategic focus on climate and health.  We would urge all members to visit their website: https://www.caha.org.au/ CARPA is proud to be one of the signatories to the Northern Territory Election...

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2019 Activities

Support for the Uluru Statement

CARPA has continued with formal support for the Uluru statement through an advocacy group 1 Voice Uluru (https://www.1voiceuluru.org/), who encouraged us to express our support for the Uluru Statement to the Senate Inquiry into Nationhood, National Identity and...

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Vaccine Story Project

https://vimeo.com/338754911 CARPA developed a 10 minute video describing the cold chain which ensures that vaccines are delivered to remote clinics in optimal condition. A grant from Northern Territory Primary Health Network enabled us to do this, and the video is...

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Conference Sponsorships

CARPA has sponsored important national rural health conferences, as venues for promoting the manuals to multi-disciplinary rural health care providers and attracting new members and contributors to the manuals.  National Rural Health Alliance Conference: ‘Better...

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National Rural Health Alliance Conference

CARPA shared a stall with Flinders NT at the National Rural Health Alliance Conference in Hobart from the 24th to 27th March 2019. A suite of the Remote Primary Health Care Manuals was donated as a raffle prize. Several CARPA members attended the conference. Member...

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Introduction to Remote Nursing Scope of Practice

CARPA was proud to be invited to collaborate with RAHC in the development of a new learning module “Introduction to Remote Nursing Scope of Practice”.  This short interactive thirty minute course, provides a framework for nurses to clarify what is and isn’t in...

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Vaccine Story

The journey a vaccine takes to a remote Australian community A short health promotion video telling the story of a vaccine's journey from a supply centre to administration in a remote Aboriginal community in a novel, engaging and culturally...

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eLearning Module

CARPA has recently collaborated with Remote Area Health Corps (RAHC) in the development of a eLearning module titled 'Introduction to Remote Nursing Scope of Practice'. The module is freely available on the RAHC website- learn.rahc.com.au

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2018 Activities

NT Archives

CARPA donated a quantity of historical documents relating to the association to the NT archives. NT archives also agreed to hold a set of CARPA manuals due to their importance to health care in remote Australia. Thanks to member generosity, a full set of all editions...

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CARPA Supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart:

  In May 2017 the ‘First Nations National Constitutional Convention’ was held at Uluru. Two hundred and fifty invited delegates met over four days, to discuss and agree on an approach to constitutional reform, to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

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2017 Activities

More Highlights of 2017

CARPA launched the 2017 RPHCM manual suite at the CRANAplus conference in Broome in October 2017 . CARPA sponsored a morning tea at the Chronic disease conference in Darwin in September 2017. This sponsorship was undertaken as part of our mission to contribute towards...

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Remote Primary Health Care Manuals

CARPA supported the CRANAplus 2017 conference with a booth at the 2017 CRANA+ conference to promote the Orientation to Remote Primary Health Care Manuals educational video. This freely available video informs users about the focus of each manual and how to best use...

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Rural Mental health services senate inquiry

Member Lyn Byers on behalf of CARPA responded to an invitation to give an oral presentation to the Rural Mental health services senate inquiry. This highlighted the need for more equitable distribution of mental health care providers, and quality mental health care...

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Health Care Manuals

https://vimeo.com/user66418024/orientation2rphcmsLinks: Orientation to Remote Primary Health Care Manuals video National Rural Health Conference poster- Medicines Book WONCA Conference poster- CARPA Standard Treatment Manual poster

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https://vimeo.com/user66418024/orientation2rphcms 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.

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New editions of RPHCM available

You can access the manuals via the RPHCM website. 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...

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