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About the Australasian section

Australasian Regional Editor
Amanda Barnard is Associate Dean, Rural Clinical School, Australian National University Medical School in Canberra, Australia. She works as a GP in Braidwood, a small rural town in south-east New South Wales. While her interests include rural medical education, interprofessional learning and health service delivery, she has a particular interest in the primary care management of respiratory illness.

Paul Worley, Executive Director Medical Services for Country Health South Australia Local Health Network and former Dean of the School of Medicine at Flinders University, is the Editor-in-Chief of Rural and Remote Health. Paul is a practicing rural doctor and, as Editor, shapes and guides the journal, oversees the review process and supports and advises authors, taking an active interest in the progress of each article in production.

Senior Editor
Melbourne-based Melissa Storey offers expert editorial assistance to authors at each stage in the publication process. Melissa assists authors with submissions, corrections and publication, and coordinates the editing of accepted papers to academic publishing standards. Melissa is responsible for editorial development and generates information for authors.

Journal Manager
Jenny Bigelow has been with the journal for 3 years. She works from Geelong, Victoria, and deals with the day-to-day running of the journal. She manages the smooth flow of articles through the publication process and coordinates development of the journal site. She is also involved in formatting articles, tables and graphics for Web publication and is available to advise authors and answer user queries. She is the friendly response from the ejrh email address.

Australasian Editorial Panel

The members of the editorial board are as follows:
Paul Worley (Australia)
Regional Editor
Amanda Barnard (Australia)
Associate Editors
Judith Hudson (Australia)
Denese Playford (Australia)
Rural Health Status
Elaine Duffy (Australia)
Ann Larson (Australia)
Rural Health Policy
Elaine Ashworth (Australia)
Brian Kelly (Australia)
Prof Craig Veitch (Australia)
Rural Health Education
Wame Baravilala (Fiji)
Tony Smith (Australia)
Rural Health Practice
Alan Bruce Chater (Australia)
Steven Doherty (Australia)
John Fraser (Australia)
Sue Lenthall (Australia)
David Lyle (Australia)
Dennis Pashen (Australia)
Geoff Solarsh (Australia)
Indigenous Health
Mick Adams (Australia)