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Growing old in rural and remote Australia - Special edition of the AJRH

Thursday, 22 August 2019

The August 2019 issue of The Australian Journal of Rural Health presents the latest research on this challenging topic.

Guest editors for this issue, Dr Evelien Spelten (La Trobe University) and Professor... More

Tim Fischer
Thursday, 22 August 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance is saddened to hear of the death of The Hon Tim Fischer.  Tim was country through and...
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Rachel Yates
Tuesday, 30 July 2019
Rachel Yates (ACT representative) Following the recent election of a new Advisory Committee for Friends of the Alliance, the Committee has elected one of its ACT members, Rachel Yates, as its Chair.  Rachel will become a Member of...
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Allied health fact sheet and personal story
Monday, 29 July 2019
Over the next month the National Rural Health Alliance will be releasing series of health workforce factsheets that show the number of health professionals working in rural, regional and remote areas per capita compared to major cities. The...
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We are hiring!
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is seeking a Manager, Media and Communications with strong writing and contemporary communication skills to manage the Alliance’s media and communication activities. The role will assist the...
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Saturday, 6 July 2019
Friends of the Alliance has elected a new Advisory Committee to lead it through the next two years.  The new Committee will represent all States and Territories in Australia and provide valuable grassroots input and support to the work...
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Voice Treaty Truth
Friday, 5 July 2019
Only when we listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices will we be able to deliver health solutions that will succeed The National Rural Health Alliance has joined many Australian individuals and organisations to endorse the Uluru...
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Gabrielle O'Kane
26 June 2019 - Australia’s peak body for rural, regional and remote health, the National Rural Health Alliance, has appointed rural clinician Dr Gabrielle O’Kane as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr O’Kane, a dietitian, comes to the job with 35-plus years working in... More
Remote Area Nurse Vanessa Page, Noonkanbah Pastoral Station
25 June 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance is seeking input from rural and remote health professionals who would like to share their story about how their work makes a difference in rural, regional or remote Australia. The Alliance is developing a set of fact... More
Mark Diamond and Mark Coulton
24 June 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance has met with the new Federal Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government in the Coalition Government, Mark Coulton, to urge him to focus on improving rural health services. Outgoing NRHA CEO Mark... More
18 June 2019 - What impact has Medicare had on rural Australia? Editor in Chief Prof Russell Roberts charts Bob Hawke's contribution and asks these question in his editorial. Vale Bob Hawke "One of his... More
Mark Diamond, Minsiter Greg Hunt, Dr Jo Walker
14 June 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance will help ensure rural health is central to the Federal Government’s proposed 10-year Primary Health Care Plan. National Rural Health Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, and Director of Strategy and Policy Development, Dr Jo... More
11 June 2019 - Congratulations to Royal Far West, CEO, Lindsay Cane, who was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia “for significant service to community health, particularly in regional areas” in the Queen’s Birthday... More
Partyline
31 May 2019 - The May 2019 issue of Partyline is now on  the website. From preconception to young adulthood, from parenting a premature infant in a rural area to keeping children safe on farms, this issue of... More
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15 May 2019 - With just days left until the Federal election, the Alliance says there is no clear policy winner when it comes to promises for improving the health of people living outside capital cities. “We’ve had bits and pieces announced but none of the major parties... More