Media Alert - Fixing rural and remote health at the National Press Club

21 November 2016

Event:          National Press Club Address and launch of NRHA key priorities


Purpose:      This National Press Club Address will outline key reform priorities in rural and remote health, including the need for greater fairness for the 7 million people who live in rural and remote Australia, and the potential for increased productivity and economic growth if the disparities in health outcomes between rural and remote residents, and city residents, can be fixed.

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Date/time:   12.00pm – 1.30pm, Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Venue:          National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton, ACT, 2600

About us:     The National Rural Health Alliance is comprised of 39 national organisations committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the 7 million people in rural and remote Australia. Our members include consumer groups (such as the Country Women’s Association of Australia), representation from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector, health professional organisations (representing doctors, nurses and midwives, allied health professionals, dentists, pharmacists, optometrists, paramedics, health students, chiropractors and health service managers) and service providers (such as the Royal Flying Doctor Service).

The speakers and CEO will be available for questions / interview at the National Press Club, 16 National Circuit, Barton, ACT following the event.

Geri Malone, Chair, National Rural Health Alliance
David Butt, CEO, National Rural Health Alliance
Janine Mohamed, CEO, Council of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses & Midwives
Martin Laverty, CEO, Royal Flying Doctor Service

For information about the Address, including purchasing a ticket visit

Media Enquiries: 

Media Liaison
Jenny Freeman, Communications Manager, NRHA
0408 633 309