Anne Heath

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Anne Heath

Teaching Fellow | Campus Coordinator
(Associate Degree in Applied Health & Community Support)

Room 112A , B Building

+61 3 6430 1640 (phone)

Anne has worked at the University of Tasmania since 2013, firstly with the College of Arts, Law and Education, then with the College of Health & Medicine. She took up a position with the University College upon completing her doctoral thesis (A Case Study Investigation of Support Processes and Interventions for Potential Ogre Behaviours in Tasmanian Secondary Schools). Anne is also a Fellow of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (FISQua), an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA), a Certified Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI), and a reviewer for the Journal of Human Resource Management.


Anne has an extensive background in the health and community services sector in a range of roles from direct service delivery through to senior management. Her teaching and research interests are in human behaviour, quality service delivery, and human resource management. She maintains her services to the community sector through Board membership with the National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (NOFASD Australia), and Youth, Family and Community Connections inc. (YFCC).

General Responsibilities

Anne is the Cradle Coast Campus Coordinator for the Associate Degree of Applied Health and Community Support. As the point of contact for the Applied Health students, Anne assists current and potential students with academic queries and referral to other university services and supports. She also identifies and follows up with at risk students and links with support service staff within the university.

As a Unit Coordinator, Anne ensures the unit/s that she is responsible for are up to date. This includes review of unit materials, establishing and maintaining MyLO, liaising with teaching staff and colleagues, conducting moderation, analysing and submitting results, developing unit reports, and attending meetings as required. A core component of this role is working collaboratively with industry stakeholders to ensure these responsibilities are reflective of industry trends and needs.

As a teacher, Anne develops and conducts lectures, tutorials and workshops. Her teaching also includes working closely with other course and unit coordinators in development of and delivery of unit content and providing feedback to them on the administration and material. This also includes marking of assessments, recording student attendance, and responding to student requests, queries and concerns.

Teaching Responsibilities

Anne’s responsibilities have included developing and delivering content, and coordinating units within the following programs:

Career summary


Graduate Certificate of University Learning & TeachingUniversity of TasmaniaAustralia02/12/20
Doctor of Education University of Tasmania Australia 12/12/17
Master of Education University of Tasmania Australia 18/082012
Master of Human Resources Management Charles Sturt University Australia 16/10/2009
Graduate Diploma of Psychology Charles Sturt University Australia 16/09/2005
Bachelor of Arts University of Tasmania Australia 22/12/2001
University Preparation Program University of Tasmania Australia 16/12/1996

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Fields of Research

  • Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy (390110)
  • Other education (399999)
  • Sub-acute care (420506)
  • Aged health care (420301)
  • Nursing (420599)

Research Objectives

  • Health related to ageing (200502)
  • Other education and training (169999)
  • Learner and learning (160199)
  • Health education and promotion (200203)


Total publications


Journal Article

(2 outputs)
2021Maxwell H, Bramble M, Prior SJ, Heath A, Reeves NS, et al., 'Staff experiences of a reablement approach to care for older people in a regional Australian community: A qualitative study', Health and Social Care in The Community ISSN 0966-0410 (2021) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/hsc.13331 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Maxwell H; Bramble M; Prior SJ; Reeves NS; Marlow A; Campbell S


2020Prior SJ, Heath A, Reeves NS, Campbell SJ, Maxwell H, et al., 'Determining readiness for a reablement approach to care in Australia: Development of a pre‐employment questionnaire', Health and Social Care in The Community pp. 1-11. ISSN 0966-0410 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/hsc.13150 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Prior SJ; Reeves NS; Campbell SJ; Maxwell H; Bramble M; Marlow A


Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
2016Heath A, J-F, Swabey K, 'A framework to explore common incidents in secondary schools guided by content analysis', What is Next in Educational Research?, Sense Publishers, S Fan, J Fielding-Wells (ed), The Netherlands, pp. 223-232. ISBN 9789463005227 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: J-F; Swabey K


Conference Publication

(3 outputs)
2018Campbell S, Bramble M, Maxwell H, Marlow A, Heath AL, et al., 'Building Capacity to deliver Reablement in Regional Communities: What are the Benefits and Challenges?', 2018 Western NSW Health Research Network Conference, 16 - 17 August 2018, Orange, New South Wales, Australia (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Campbell S; Bramble M; Maxwell H; Marlow A; Prior S

2018Maxwell H, Campbell S, Bramble M, Marlow A, Heath AL, et al., 'Building rural workforce capacity in rural communities through a reablement teaching program: The case of Family Based Care', The Annual Rural Health and Collaborative Research Symposium, 20 September 2018, Launceston, Tasmania (2018) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Maxwell H; Campbell S; Bramble M; Marlow A; Prior S

2014Heath A, Swabey K, J-F, 'Content and leximancer analysis as methodological tools to study formal school grievances: An archival study', Proceedings of the 2014 joint Australian Association for Research in Education and New Zealand Association for Research in Education Conference, 30 November - 4 December 2014, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 1-5. ISSN 1324-9320 (2014) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Swabey K; J-F


Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
2019Campbell S, Bramble M, Marlow A, Maxwell H, Prior S, et al., 'Reablement implementation and evaluation at family based care: Final Report', University of Tasmania, and Family Based Care Association North West Inc., Australia (2019) [Government or Industry Research]

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Co-authors: Campbell S; Bramble M; Marlow A; Maxwell H; Prior S; Reeves N