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Australian Journal of Primary Health Australian Journal of Primary Health Society
The issues influencing community health services and primary health care

About the Journal

Australian Journal of Primary Health integrates the theory and practise of community health services and primary health care. The journal publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed research, reviews, policy reports and analyses from around the world. Articles cover a range of issues influencing community health services and primary health care, particularly comprehensive primary health care research, evidence-based practice (excluding discipline-specific clinical interventions) and primary health care policy issues.

Publishing Model: Hybrid. Open Access options available.


Australian Journal of Primary Health is an important international resource for all individuals and organisations involved in the planning, provision or practise of primary health care.

Society Links

Australian Journal of Primary Health is published by CSIRO Publishing on behalf of La Trobe University.


Australian Journal of Primary Health is pleased to present an annual Best Oral Paper prize.

Social Media

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Bibliographic Details

ISSN: 1448-7527
eISSN: 1836-7399
Frequency: 6 issues per year
Current Issue: Volume 30 (1)
Impact Factor: 1.3

Indexed/Abstracted in:

  • Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts
  • Australasian Medical Index (AMI)
  • Australian Public Affairs Information Service (APAIS)
  • CAB Abstracts
  • EBSCO/EBSCO Discovery
  • Embase
  • Google Scholar
  • Journal Citation Reports/Sciences Edition
  • Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  • ProQuest (Ex Libris)
  • PubMed/MEDLINE
  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Scopus
  • Social Sciences Citation Index
  • Social SciSearch
  • Social Services Abstracts
  • Sociological Abstracts

CSIRO Publishing publishes and distributes scientific, technical and health science books, magazines and journals from Australia to a worldwide audience and conducts these activities autonomously from the research of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). The views expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent those of, and should not be attributed to, La Trobe University, the publisher or CSIRO.

Committee on Publication Ethics

Call for Papers

We are seeking contributions for Special Issues. More

Call for Reviewers

We are seeking reviewers to join the team. More

Call for Reviews

We welcome the submission of high quality review articles. Selected reviews will be offered free open access. More

Best Oral Paper Prize AAAPC 2023

Deidre McGowan has been awarded the Best Oral Paper Prize for 2023.