Equitable funding to improve rural health care


The Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen spoke to WIN TV about how our regions are being left behind when it comes to health care. She underlined that the lack of health workforce and services in rural, regional and remote Australia is mainly due to the lack of funding for rural health. Ms Tegen called for equitable funding to rural communities.


Rural Health in Australia Snapshot 2023

The Alliance’s Rural Health in Australia Snapshot 2023 provides health data and statistics from wide range of sources in one handy document. It covers demographic information, health risk factors, health outcomes, burden of disease, mortality and morbidity, health service funding and access, as well as health workforce distribution in rural, regional, and remote Australia.

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People in rural, regional and remote communities bear the brunt of health effects from our changing climate, prompting the National Rural Health Alliance  to recommend tangible government measures. The Position paper: Rural health policy in a changing climate – three key issues, discusses specific impacts and risk factors facing the 7 million people living in rural, regional and remote areas of Australia in relation to extreme weather events; impacts on agricultural output and food security; and debilitating insect-borne diseases.

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 Australian Journal of Rural Health

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.

Rural health in Australia snapshot 2021

Rural Health in Australia Snapshot

A snaphot of health related statistics in rural, regional and remote Australia.

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