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Rural health professional wellbeing and self-care through coordinated support and networks should be encouraged. Especially in times of natural disaster: www.ruralhealthtogether.info is one example

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To support and encourage sector-wide attention and integration of the National Rural Health Conference’s key recommendations that mechanisms to -
A) profile / deposit / share successes and challenges against the conference recommendations be activated and
B) that future Conference’s... more

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All health workers have the right to a safe and non-violent workplace.

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All governments at all levels should implement a rural proofing policy to ensure that rural communities are not unfairly disadvantaged by any new policy development or its implementation - preconference workshop recommendation on determinants of health

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Rural health multidisciplinary training programs could be expanded to include additional strategies to support recent graduates during their transition to rural practice, and thereby promote the likelihood they will want to continue a rural career path

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That the Federal and State governments responds to the crisis in Indigenous suicide, which is particularly severe in rural and remote areas , by partnering with Aboriginal leaders and communities to respond to the factors underlying the tragically high rates of suicides and through resourcing... more

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Oral disease in young children, particularly early childhood dental decay is largely preventable and if the disease is detected early its management is simple. Yet, Aboriginal children suffer from dental disease at twice the rate of non-Aboriginal children and are more likely to be admitted for... more

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There needs to be more funded positions for pharmacists in GP clinics

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There needs to be more effort put into optimal cold chain management of vaccines and other medicines in rural and remote communities

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that the government immedicatley raise the NEW start allowance to a living wage as poverty begets poor health status

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Telehealth and connectivity are important enablers for patients to access care and also for rural health providers to access education BUT care needs to be taken not to make it too easy for bean counters to reduce services and replace actual human workers with Telehealth options. There needs to... more

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Government needs to urgently fund the development of health management and leadership training programs for rural and remote managers and emerging leaders. The Australasian College of Health Service Management accredited competency standards should be used to guide the development.

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We need governments to legislate controls that restrict the marketing and availability of alcohol and unhealthy foods and to increase the price through fiscal policies like a minimum unit price on alcohol and a health levy/tax on surgery drinks (increase price-taxation,decrease availability -... more

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Accreditation standards for health professional education should be established through a lens that is not biased or predjudiced by traditional forms of (metropolitan) practice.

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That the Q Fever vaccine be made free of charge to at risk groups.
That a guideline for GPS be developed for the management of Q Fever.

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The cap on HMR’s should be lifted (especially in rural and remote areas as this impacts the amount of patients that can benefit from HMRs) and HMRs need to be initiated by people other than GP’s.

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Dementia friendly personalised care - tailor services to reflect the needs and service wants of people with dementia, their carers and families

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Pollinators around the world are in decline. Without them our crops fail and food becomes scarce. Do not forget that biodiversity, drought and pesticides contribute to wellbeing. If there are missing bits in natural systems it is just like missing services in health systems and correlates with... more

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The government should announce a roadmap to a universal dental insurance scheme based on a Medicare model as defined in the March 2019 Grattan Institute Filling the Gap Report.

The government should address the under utilisation of existing MBS funded children’s dental services by... more

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Working with mothers before leaving the justice system via parenting courses and pre-release work experience, and providing help with housing and mentoring - keeps them from re-offending and keeps there kids reunited with their mum and avoids necessity of OOHC.

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