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Alliance submission to the Senate Inquiry into The accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia

On March 19 Greens and Labor Party Senators passed a motion to set up an inquiry to investigate mental health services in the bush.  The Alliance has produced striking new analysis on access to mental health professionals in country areas compared to the cities.  The Inquiry is due to report by October 17, 2018.


Federal Rural Health Minister Bridget McKenzie declares to a packed audience at the recent 6th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium #6rrhss that she shares the Alliance vision.

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The April issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is out now.  See the new open access research that defines just how low NHMRC funding is for rural and remote health research from lead author Professor Lesley Barclay.  She finds just 1.1% of reserach dollars has reached the sector between 2000-2014.

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Thank you to all delegates, speakers, panellists, presenters. Listen to keynote speakers and major panels via YouTube.


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Australian Journal of Rural Health

The Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) is a multidisciplinary refereed journal published on behalf of NRHA by John Wiley and Sons Australia Ltd.

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Little Book of Rural Health Numbers

NRHA's resource detailing health related statistics in rural, regional and remote Australia. This is a working document that will be updated regularly. 

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The magazine for good health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia.