Friends of the Alliance are united by a passion for improving the health and wellbeing of the people of rural and remote Australia.
Friends is a network of people and organisations that supports the objectives of the National Rural Health Alliance, Australia’s peak non-government organisation for rural and remote health.
The Alliance brings together the voices and commitment of 38 national organisations to improve the health and wellbeing of the seven million people in rural and remote Australia. Fundamental to the Alliance’s work is the belief that, wherever they live, everyone should have the opportunity for equal health outcomes, and equivalent access to comprehensive, high-quality and appropriate health services.
As a Friend you can: connect with like-minded rural and remote people and organisations; have your voice heard on the health needs of your community; and share positive solutions.
Friends provide valuable grassroots connections to help the Alliance better understand the health issues affecting the lives of rural and remote Australians. You can keep us informed by contributing to Partyline magazine and by responding to news and opinion pieces on our website or contacting us personally by email or phone.
Benefits of becoming a Friend:
- complementary subscription to the Australian Journal of Rural Health for individual membership;
- discounted registration to the biennial National Rural Health Conference, Australia's pre-eminent event for rural and remote health;
- subscription to Partyline, the Alliance’s quarterly magazine that features news, opinions and events specific to rural and remote health;
- access to the Alliance's monthly electronic newsletter Bushwire; and
- the opportunity to work with the newly elected Friends Advisory Committee for 2017-2019.
Join Friends now at http://www.ruralhealth.org.au/friends