Member Bodies

Who makes up the Alliance?

42 national organisations representing health consumers, health care professionals, service providers, health educators, students and the Indigenous health sector.

The Alliance collects and shares information, determines key issues that affect health and wellbeing in rural and remote areas, and provides advice and evidence to governments, educational and research institutions, and other professional bodies.


Alliance Member Bodies:

ACA (ARRPN) - Australian Chiropractors Association (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Rural and Remote Practitioner Network)
ACEM (RRRC) - Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (Rural, Regional and Remote Committee)
ACHSM (RRRSIG) - Australasian College of Health Service Management (Regional, Rural and Remote Special Interest Group)
ACM (RRAC) - Australian College of Midwives (Rural and Remote Advisory Committee)
ACN (RNMCOI) - Australian College of Nursing (Rural Nursing and Midwifery Community of Interest)
ACP - Australasian College of Paramedicine
ACRRM - Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine
ADA (RDN) - Australian Dental Association (Rural Dentists' Network)
AGPAL - Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited
AHHA - Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association
AHPARR - Allied Health Professions Australia (Rural and Remote Committee)
AIDA - Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association
ANMF - Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (rural members)
ANZCA FPM - Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists and Faculty of Pain Medicine
APA (RAC) - Australian Physiotherapy Association (Rural Advisory Council)
APS (RRPIG) - Australian Psychological Society (Rural and Remote Psychology Interest Group)
APS - Australian Paediatric Society
ARHEN - Australian Rural Health Education Network
CAA - Council of Ambulance Authorities
ESSA - Exercise & Sports Science Australia
FRAME - Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators
ICPA - Isolated Children's Parents' Association
NAATSIHWP - National Association of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers and Practitioners
NACCHO - National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
NRHSN - National Rural Health Student Network
OA (ROG) - Optometry Australia (Rural Optometry Group)
PSA (RSIG) - Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (Rural Special Interest Group)
RACGP Rural - Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (Rural Faculty)
RACMA - Royal Australasian College of Medical Administrators
RACS (RSS) - Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Rural Surgery Section)
RANZCOG - Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
RANZCP - Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists
RDAA - Rural Doctors Association of Australia
RFDS - Royal Flying Doctor Service
RFW - Royal Far West
RHWA - Rural Health Workforce Australia
RPA - Rural Pharmacists Australia
SARRAH - Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health
SHPA - Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia
SPA (RRMC) - Speech Pathology Australia (Rural and Remote Member Community)