STAFF NETWORKS

ARHEN Staff Networks

The ARHEN staff networks provide an opportunity for academic, professional and support staff from the University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH) to connect and collaborate with colleagues with similar professional backgrounds, interests or roles.

All UDRH staff are able to join one or more of the staff networks. If you would like to be involved, please email the relevant Chair listed below or contact the ARHEN National Office. 

Aboriginal Staff Alliance

The Aboriginal Staff Alliance (ASA) is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from across the UDRH network. The ASA provides a forum for people to meet and support each other, as well as share information and collaborate on projects of interest to members. The ASA meets on a quarterly basis.

For more information please contact the Chair:  charmaine.green@uwa.edu.au

Executive Officers Staff Network

The Executive Officers Network (EO) is for staff working as an Executive Officer (or equivalent) in each UDRH.  The EO Network provides a forum to share information on the management of the Department of Health funding agreements and reporting requirements, as well as general UDRH management issues.  The EO Network meets on a bi-monthly basis.

For more information please contact the Chair: l.semmens@latrobe.edu.au.

Mental Health Academics Network

The Mental Health Academics (MHA) Network is for staff with an interest in rural and remote mental health issues. The MHA Network provides a forum to share information and collaborate on projects of interest to members. The MHA Network also provides advice to the ARHEN Board and National Office to inform policy papers and submissions. The MHA Network meets on a bi-monthly basis.

For more information please contact the Chair: kate.schlicht@deakin.edu.au

Rural Pharmacy Support Network

The Rural Pharmacy Support Network (RPS) is for pharmacy academics or rural pharmacy liaison officers (RPLOs) from the UDRH network.  The RPS Network provides an opportunity for people to meet and support each other and share information on rural pharmacy matters.  The RPS Network meets on a monthly basis.

For more information please contact the Chair:  selina.taylor@jcu.edu.au

Service Learning Network

The Service Learning Network (SL) is for staff from the UDRH network with an interest in service-learning activities and placements.  The SL Network provides a forum to share information and collaborate on projects of interest to members.  The SL Network meets on a bi-monthly basis.

For more information please contact the Chair:  sarah.e.miles@sydney.edu.au

Student Placement Coordinators Network

The Student Placement Coordinators (SPC) Network is for staff from across the UDRH network who organise and manage training placements for health students.  The SPC Network provides a forum to share information and collaborate on projects of interest to members.  The SPC Network meets on a quarterly basis.

For more information please contact the Chair: c.bickers@uq.edu.au