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The rural health impacts of climate change

Friday, 27 September 2019

The Vision of the National Rural Health Alliance is healthy and sustainable rural and remote communities, and as such we recognise the severe risks that man-made climate change poses to this.

Climate change is one of the most pressing... More

Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Congratulations to Lindsay Cane AM for winning the Third Sector CEO of the Year award last night! Lindsay is the CEO of Royal Far West, one of the Alliance’s Member Bodies, that works to connect rural and remote Australian children...
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Friday, 20 September 2019
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is the focus of the September 2019 issue of Partyline. Several articles address the workforce required to support health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait people: Karl Briscoe from...
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Thursday, 12 September 2019
At the Alliance’s 28th Annual General Meeting this week in Canberra, Tanya Lehmann was re-appointed Chair of the National Rural Health Alliance.  The AGM was held as part of the Alliance’s annual face-to-face meeting known as ‘...
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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 Oliver Burmeister (Charles Sturt...
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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
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 factsheets... More
We are hiring!
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 organisation... More
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06 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... More
Voice Treaty Truth
05 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... More
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