Ms Annie Farthing

Academic Status

College of Medicine and Public Health

place Flinders Medical Centre
PO Box 4066, Alice Springs 0871, Northern Territory

Annie has lived and worked in Central Australia since 1992, working as a physiotherapist in urban community health, rehabilitation, remote allied health practice and aged care.

Annie commenced at the Centre for Remote Health in 2012 after some time as a casual lecturer in Allied Health and undergraduate Nursing. She has taught into the Context of Remote and Indigenous health, Recognising and responding to dementia in remote and Indigenous communities, Working with people with disabilities in remote and Indigenous contexts, and is currently involved in further research on assessment and case management with Indigenous people.

Other roles with CRH include development and placement of undergraduate Allied Health and Nursing students.


Master Remote Indigenous Health

BAppSc (Physiotherapy)

GradDipArts (Aboriginal Studies)

CertIV Workplace Assessment and Training

Graduate Australian Institute of Company Directors

Honours, awards and grants

2019 Most Outstanding Graduate - Centre for Remote Health prize

2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching - Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning

2016 Executive Dean's Teaching Excellent Award - Introduction to Central Australian Aboriginal Cultures and Contexts

Key responsibilities

Academic Lead - Centre for Remote Health

Lecturer in Primary Health Care, Allied health, Disabilities and Dementia

Undergraduate student placement development and coordination

Topic lecturer
REHM8025 Recognising and responding to dementia in remote and Indigenous communities
REMH8026 Working with people with disabilities in Remote and Indigenous Contexts
REMH8001 Context of Remote & Indigenous Health