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5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium
Friday, 16 September 2016

More than 100 experts in rural and remote health research gathered this week at Old Parliament House in Canberra for the 5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium, to discuss a range of current and future challenges for the rural and remote health research sector and explore new ways of working together to improve health outcomes for the 7 million people who live in rural and remote Australia. 

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5th Rural and Remote Scientific Symposium
Wednesday, 31 August 2016
Dr Stephen Duckett, Health Program Director at Melbourne’s Grattan Institute will join an impressive line-up of presenters at the 5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium (5RRHSS) at Old Parliament House, Canberra on 6-7...
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Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Complete the survey online Partyline magazine is an important vehicle for the National Rural Health Alliance to communicate developments in rural and remote health with you and to connect you with...
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Partyline new issue out now!
Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Will this be our last print edition of Partyline? Have your say and go into the draw for a free registration to the 14th National Rural Health Conference in 2017. Complete the Partyline reader survey...
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Submission Productivity Commission into Human Services
Tuesday, 9 August 2016
The Productivity Commission has been tasked with inquiring into how greater competition and contestability can be inserted into the delivery of all human services – including health, education, employment, corrections, housing and aged...
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Tuesday, 9 August 2016
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) recently called for submissions to inform its review of the strategic approach to research funding. The Alliance has responded, drawing attention to the low level of funding...
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Grattan Institute Report: Perils of Place
Thursday, 28 July 2016
A new report 'Perils of Place: Identifying Hotspots of Health Inequalities', published by the Grattan Institute, shows that there are areas of Australia where high levels of preventable hospitalisation are prevalent and persisting. The...
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28 July 2016 - On 21 July 2016, the Alliance presented at a forum hosted by the Council on the Ageing (COTA) to explore the Reframing of Primary Health Care for... More
National Press Club debate on the aged care conundrum
15 July 2016 - Now that the election results are in, one of the most important areas for the new Government to address will be aged care.  In their National Press Club debate on 13 July 2016, Ian Yates (Chief Executive of the... More
30 June 2016 - Leading rural health researchers from around Australia are preparing to participate in the 5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium in Canberra, on 6 and 7 September 2016.  The Symposium is an opportunity for a dynamic line-up of leading... More
Latest infographic asking you to think about remote health before you vote.
23 June 2016 - The Alliance has just released the latest addition to its series of infographics highlighting different aspects of rural and remote health. This infographic is the third in the series and focuses on remote Australia - where people experience the worst... More
Australian Journal of Rural Health June 2016 Issue
31 May 2016 - A survey of Aboriginal traditional bush medicines leads the research papers published in the upcoming June 2016 issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, the Alliance’s multidisciplinary resource for rural and remote health. Authors Joseph Tucci and... More
Think about rural health when you vote
13 May 2016 - The National Rural Health Alliance is encouraging everyone to think about rural health when they vote. The Alliance is releasing a series of infographics highlighting different aspects of rural health, ... More
Caring for Country Kids key outcomes
06 May 2016 - Throughout the Caring for Country Kids Conference, delegates were encouraged to visit the Sharing Shed to submit suggestions and recommendations for consideration by the Recommendations... More
Federal Budget news
03 May 2016 - The National Rural Health Alliance is disappointed that the Federal Budget fails to address the under-expenditure on rural health, which is in the order of $2 billion per year. As the Budget prioritised a Smart Cities Plan that aims to foster... More

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