Rachel Winterton

Latrobe University

Project Role



Rachel is a senior research fellow at the John Richards Centre for Rural Research, located in the La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University. Rachel's research is located in the fields of social gerontology and health geography and focuses primarily on experiences of ageing in rural and regional settings. She has published in leading international ageing, geography and rural studies journals on topics relating to rural ageing and civic engagement, rural age-friendly communities and health systems, and active citizenship among rural older people. Currently, Rachel is the convenor of the Australian Association of Gerontology's Rural, Regional and Remote Special Interest Group.