ARIA+, like its predecessor ARIA, is an unambiguously geographical approach to defining remoteness.
Pharmacy Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia (PhARIA) (Commonwealth Dept. of Health). The PhARIA was designed (in partnership with the Dept. of Health and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia) to provide a comprehensive, standardised measurement of the physical and professional remoteness of pharmacies throughout Australia, for use in the determination of rural and remote pharmacy allowances.
Murray Bridge: A Blueprint for a Good Regional Migrant Settlement Experience
Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia Plus (ARIA+ 2016)