Alliance News

Congratulations to our long-term ally Prof Jenny May

Wednesday, 19 June 2024

The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) congratulates Professor Jenny May AO, a long-term ally of the Alliance, on her appointment as the National Rural... More

Tuesday, 18 June 2024
An article in The Guardian Australia, written by Gabrielle Chan, calls out on ‘urban narcissism’ displayed by some urban medical practitioners when it comes to rural healthcare delivery. Referring to the...
Partyline screen grab
Friday, 14 June 2024
Explore the latest insights in Partyline Issue #87, dedicated to innovative approaches and community-led strategies in preventative health that are transforming the well-being of rural, regional, and...
Tuesday, 11 June 2024
Delve into the latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 32 Issue 3 where most articles are available freely. The editorial written by Clinton Schultz, Victor Oguoma, Justyce Pengilly, Pim...
Hospital hallway
Friday, 7 June 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) voices concern over new extras offered by some of Australia’s biggest health insurers...
Tuesday, 4 June 2024
Susi Tegen, Chief Executive and Margaret Deerain, Director, Policy and Strategy Development from the National Rural Health Alliance appeared before the New South Wales Legislative Assembly Select Committee...
JCTS Joint Colleges Training Services
Friday, 31 May 2024
We warmly welcome the Joint Colleges Training Services (JCTS) as the newest member of the National Rural Health Alliance. JCTS is an Aboriginal-led, nationwide organisation that delivers cultural education...
31 May 2024 - This week the National Rural Health Alliance joined the Access for Every Child Coalition, led by advocacy group The Parenthood.  The coalition of over 50 organisations is calling on the government to provide options for rural, regional and remote... More
30 May 2024 - The Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into equitable access to diagnosis and treatment for individuals with rare and less common cancers, including neuroendocrine cancer, has considered the National Rural Health Alliance’s submission and... More
Mt Isa Hospital Emergency entrance sign
23 May 2024 - National Rural Health Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly told The Canberra Times that lack of access to primary healthcare services was the likely cause for higher rates of presentations at emergency departments in rural areas than in cities. According to... More
22 May 2024 - Leading national organisations, including the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance), are joining together with Palliative Care Australia this National Palliative Care Week (19-25 May 2024) to advocate for better access to end-of-life supports for... More
Nicoile O’Reilly ABC listen logo
16 May 2024 - The National Rural Health Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly was on ABC AM with Sabra Lane speaking about how the Budget fell short of expectations and missed the opportunity to put rural, regional and remote health care on a more level footing with the... More
Budget 2024-25 Easing cost of living pressures
14 May 2024     MEDIA RELEASE   - The Federal Budget fails to address the ongoing health care inequity between rural and urban Australia according to the National Rural Health Alliance. "The Budget... More
Farmer and granson near water tank
10 May 2024 - Given the upcoming Federal Budget 2024-25, the Australian Associated Press refers to the Alliance’s findings that showed a $6.55 billion annual shortfall in healthcare spending outside the cities. The report quotes the Alliance’s Budget recommendations that... More
Susi Tegen with ABC News logo
10 May 2024 - In a report published on ABC Online, syndicated across ABC Radio News and regional ABC stations across Australia, the National Rural Health Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen called on rural, regional and remote Australians to speak up and advocate... More

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