Guide to strengthening integration for Medicare Locals

Project Status

Gawaine Powell Davies

Team members
Julie McDonald, Elizabeth Harris


Medicare Locals have a greater role that Divisions of General Practice in developing and coordinating services for a designated population. The Australian Medicare Local Alliance commissioned this guide to assist Medicare Locals in transitioning to their new role.


To provide information and evidence to assist Medicare Locals in improving integration within their areas.

Design and Method

A review of relevant literature, consultation with key informants


Powell Davies PG (2012). Improving integration of care: a discussion paper for Medicare Locals. Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, UNSW.