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Aboriginal-mainstream partnerships: exploring the challenges and enhancers of a collaborative service arrangement for Aboriginal clients with substance use issues

  • Kate P Taylor1Email author,
  • Dawn Bessarab1,
  • Lorna Hunter3 and
  • Sandra C Thompson2
BMC Health Services Research201313:12

Received: 9 July 2012

Accepted: 21 December 2012

Published: 10 January 2013

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Original Submission
9 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
17 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Jillian (Jill) Guthrie
3 Sep 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Komla Tsey
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
29 Nov 2012 Author responded Author comments - Kathrine Taylor
Resubmission - Version 3
29 Nov 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
21 Dec 2012 Editorially accepted
10 Jan 2013 Article published 10.1186/1472-6963-13-12

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Authors’ Affiliations

Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University
Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, University of Western Australia
Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service