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The Commonwealth has determined that there are 6 key priority areas for each PHN to address.

These are:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Aged Care
  • Mental Health including Alcohol and Other Drugs
  • Digital Health
  • Health Workforce
  • Population Health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

To view current programs and activities for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health priority, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Integrated Team Care (ITC) The ITC Activity combines the former Care Coordination and Supplementary Services (CCSS) and Improving Indigenous Access to Mainstream Primary Care (IIAMPC) programs. The ITC recognises and builds on the success…
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Commenced
Regional Patient Care-Coordination for Client Transport Aim: To support patients at risk of preventable re-admission to hospital through care coordination and assistance in accessing transport to attend primary health care appointments. Transport deficiencies impact the accessibility…
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Approved
Community Care Coordinator Pre- Natal and Post-Natal Care Toowoomba-based Health Care Coordinator to coordinate appropriate pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their families who are pregnant or women who have children under 5 years of…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Service Activity will form part of Activity One - Residential Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Treatment Services but will focus on providing services that are culturally appropriate. Culturally Appropriate Services Applications were…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander – AODS Outclient Solution Project As identified in the NGO AOD Services report prepared by QNADA, outclient services are required in the Darling Downs and West Moreton regions. These include: non-residential day stay rehabilitation services;relapse…
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Approved
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander - Ongoing AODS Needs Assessment and Consultation This activity will form part of AODS Activity Three - Ongoing Needs Assessment and Consultation but will focus on services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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Approved

Aged Care

To view current programs and activities for the Aged Care priority, including Palliative Care, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Regional Patient Care-Coordination for Client Transport Aim: To support patients at risk of preventable re-admission to hospital through care coordination and assistance in accessing transport to attend primary health care appointments. Transport deficiencies impact the accessibility…
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Approved

Mental Health

To view current programs and activities for the Mental Health priority, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Activity 1 – Low Intensity Mental Health Services Priority Area – Low intensity mental health services    Low-intensity mental health services support people with or at risk of mild mental illness. The services are targeted at those with…
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Activity 2 – Headspace Project and Extension Priority Area – Child and youth mental health services The activity provides funding of headspace Toowoomba, Warwick and Ipswich to address the mental health needs of children, young people and…
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Activity 3 – Child and Youth Severe Mental Health Priority Area – Child and youth mental health services This activity will enable the Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN to target the development and delivery of services for children…
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Activity 4 – Community Based Suicide Prevention Activities Priority area – Community based suicide prevention activities Evidence-based and community suicide prevention activities are fundamental to support the wellbeing of people at risk to ensure supportive early identification and…
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Activity 5 – Community Based Suicide Prevention Activities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Priority area – Community based suicide prevention activities; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health services Evidence-based and community suicide prevention activities are fundamental to support the social and emotional…
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Activity 6 – Social and Emotional Mental Health Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Priority Areas – Low intensity mental health services; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health services; Psychological therapies for rural and remote, under-serviced and/or hard to reach groups. This activity…
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Activity 7 – Response to Per and Poly-Fluroalkyl Substance (PFAS) Exposure a) Specialised mental health and counselling servicesThis activity will provide specialised mental health and counselling services to non-defence clientele adversely affected by PFAS exposure. People identified as being adversely impacted…
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Activity 8 – Targeted Psychological Therapies Priority Area – Psychological therapies for rural and remote, under-serviced and/or hard to reach groups. The targeted demographic of this activity focuses on vulnerable cohorts including rural communities, children, people…
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Activity 9 – Mental Health Nurse Care Priority Area – Mental health services for people with severe and complex mental illness including care packages This activity commissions primary mental health services for people with severe mental illness…
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Alcohol and Other Drugs

To view current programs and activities for the Mental Health priority, focused on Alcohol and Other Drugs, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Activity 1 – Residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment services Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN will continue to commission local residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation providers increasing the accessibility and capacity of these services. The Queensland Network of Alcohol…
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Approved and Commenced
Activity 2 – Outclient Treatment Services Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN will continue to commission local alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment organisations to provide outclient treatment services, increasing the accessibility and capacity of these…
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Approved and Commenced
Activity 3 – System Capability and Integration – Mainstream and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People This activity will enable alignment of activities with our priorities for increasing service delivery capacity and improving integration of treatment services. The Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN Mental Health…
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Approved and Commenced
Activity 4 – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People - Residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation treatment services This activity is undertaken in conjunction with Activity 1 and involves the commission of services that are culturally appropriate for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, either as an…
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Approved and Commenced
Activity 5 –Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people - Outclient treatment services This activity saw funding opportunities made available to organisations with a proven track record working and delivering services in the drug and alcohol treatment services (DATS) sector. The opportunities were…
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Approved and Commenced

Digital Health

To view current programs and activities for the Digital Health priority, click on the link below.

Health Workforce

To view current programs and activities for the Health Workforce priority, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Hospital and Health Service General Practice Integration Aim: To effect on-the-ground change to communication, referral pathways, connectivity, discharge summaries etc. to provide a conduit for direct responsiveness to issues between HHS’ and general practice and provide continuous…
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Approved for Scoping

Population Health

To view current programs and activities for the Population Health priority, including Immunisations, After Hours Care, Cancer Screenings, Refugee Health and Chronic Disease Management, click on the link below.

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Project Title Project Description Status
Regional Patient Care-Coordination for Client Transport Aim: To support patients at risk of preventable re-admission to hospital through care coordination and assistance in accessing transport to attend primary health care appointments. Transport deficiencies impact the accessibility…
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Approved
Hospital and Health Service General Practice Integration Aim: To effect on-the-ground change to communication, referral pathways, connectivity, discharge summaries etc. to provide a conduit for direct responsiveness to issues between HHS’ and general practice and provide continuous…
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Approved for Scoping
Respond and Address Significant Adverse Events Aim: To assist community to respond and address events with impact on community as they arise and reduce the impact of incidents causing trauma in communities, responding at the local…
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Approved Pending - Evidenced Needed.
Health Support for Vulnerable and Marginalised People Aim: Ensure that health services are accessible for people with refugee status including services from GPs, allied health including chronic disease and immunisation. Activity: Continuation of the Refugee Health Nurse…
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Approved for scoping
Identify Barriers and Develop Solutions for Refugee Health Aim: This activity will create local solutions to the barriers faced by our refugee community in accessing health care. Initially, issues will be recognised and mapped by working closely with…
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Approved
Identify Barriers and Develop Solutions for Homelessness Health Aim: This activity will create local solutions to the barriers faced by our homeless community in accessing health care. Initially, issues will be recognised and mapped by working closely with…
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Approved
Identify Barriers and Develop Solutions for Domestic Violence Victims’ Health Aim: This activity will create local solutions to the barriers faced by victims of domestic violence in accessing health care. Initially, issues will be recognised and mapped by working closely…
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Approved
HealthPathways Aim: This activity will establish two separate HealthPathways across our region, one for the Darling Downs and another for the West Moreton area. HealthPathways will be new to the region…
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Approved for scoping
Health Care Home Readiness Aim: This project will aim to inform and prepare general practice for the roll out of the Health Care Homes (HCH) model. Three stages will be implemented and consist of…
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Approved for scoping
Education and Support Training and Development Suite Ongoing education and support – training and development that addresses the needs as identified in preliminary needs assessment and ongoing needs and gaps analysis. Target areas identified in preliminary analysis…
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Approved for scoping
General Practice Data Quality and Continuous Improvement Project Promote and support the use of Clinical Audit Tools (CAT4) in general practice, and the extraction, aggregation and analysis of de-identified patient data (PatCAT). Develop a strategy for aggregating de-identified…
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Approved for scoping

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