Research

Congress’ research service endeavours to meet the strategic imperatives of; accountability for outcomes, quality improvement of services and programs and listening to the people it serves.

Congress partners with research institutions to conduct research in core business areas of:

  1. Medical Care: This research relates to the diagnosis and treatment for management and prevention of Aboriginal illness and disease;
  2. Social and Preventative Care Programs: This research examines links between family and social environments for prevention of illness and disease; and
  3. Actions on Social Determinants: This research examines the impact of housing, education, employment and access to justice and empowerment on Aboriginal health.

Congress research partnerships:

  • Conduct collaborative world class research that translates to development of a comprehensive evidence base to guide effective practice and policy;
  • Develop sustainable research capacity in health and medical research especially within the Aboriginal community controlled primary health care sector;
  • Promote best practice approaches to clinical service delivery and public health;
  • Promote engagement of Aboriginal people in research, health and healthcare; and
  • Adhere to standards of the Central Australian Human Research Ethics Committee.

To view a copy of Congress' Research Register including current, past and approved research projects click here.

To prepare and submit an application for research with Congress, download and complete a Congress Research Application here.

All Congress Board approved research projects must submit a six-monthly progress report and a final report, please download the form here.

Submissions and enquiries should be sent to research@caac.org.au four (4) weeks prior to the Research Subcommittee Meeting. 


2019 CONGRESS BOARD MEETING DATES
Research Submission Deadline Research Subcommittee Meeting  Congress Board 
N/A Thursday 14 February 2019* Thursday 28 February 2019*
Thursday 7 March 2019 Thursday 4 April 2019 Wednesday 17 April 2019
Thursday 9 May 2019 Thursday 6 June 2019 Thursday 27 June 2019
Thursday 11 July 2019 Thursday 8 August 2019 Thursday 22 August 2019
Thursday 22 July 2019 Thursday 19 September 2019 Thursday 10 October 2019
Thursday 17 October 2019 Thursday 14 November 2019 Wednesday 27 November 2019

*no new research applications will be reviewed at this meeting

NB: Dates subject to change

REMOTE BOARD MEETING DATES 2019
Research Submission Deadline Board Meeting Dates
SANTA TERESA
Tuesday 19 February 2019 Tuesday 19 March 2019
Tuesday 9 April 2019 Tuesday 7 May 2019
Tuesday 11 June 2019 Tuesday 9 July 2019
Tuesday 20 August 2019 Tuesday 17 September 2019
NTARIA / HERMANNSBURG (WAHAC)
Wednesday 23 January 2019 Wednesday 20 February 2019
Wednesday 3 April 2019 Wednesday 1 May 2019
Wednesday 5 June 2019 Wednesday 3 July 2019
Wednesday 7 August 2019 Wednesday 4 September 2019
AMOONGUNA
Thursday 7 February 2019 Thursday 7 March 2019
Wednesday 17 April 2019 Wednesday 15 May 2019
Wednesday 19 June 2019 Wednesday 17 July 2019
Wednesday 4 September 2019 Wednesday 2 October 2019
AREYONGA / UTJU
Tuesday 26 February 2019 Tuesday 26 March 2019
Tuesday 23 April 2019 Tuesday 21 May 2019
Tuesday 2 July 2019 Tuesday 30 July 2019
Tuesday 17 September 2019 Tuesday 15 October 2019
MUTITJULU
Tuesday 5 February 2019 Tuesday 5 March 2019
Monday 29 April 2019 Monday 27 May 2019
Tuesday 25 June 2019 Tuesday 23 July 2019
Tuesday 24 September 2019 Tuesday 22 October 2019


NB: Dates subject to change


For more information, contact the Research Coordinator on (08) 8958 4898 or via email at research@caac.org.au