To position Katherine region as the prime location in Australia to attract people who wish to improve their skills, qualifications and knowledge in remote & Indigenous health care
To facilitate the development of a remote and Indigenous health knowledge industry in the Katherine region.
To facilitate the establishment a Centre of Excellence in remote and Indigenous health.
To maximise economic, health and education benefits for the Katherine region that are generated by the Centre of Excellence in Health.
To facilitate more opportunities for health personnel to develop their skills and knowledge in remote and indigenous health.
To maximise local employment and retention of the health workforce in the Katherine region.
Education: A greater range of academic and vocational courses available. Improved standards of academic and vocation options.
Economic: Academic institutions attracting funds for infrastructure, teaching and research grants. Tourism and retail industries benefitting from visiting students and educators, increased population and people attending conferences.
Health: Improved recruitment and retention of health staff and a better-educated, stable workforce.