Alliance News

World Health Day - My health, my right

Wednesday, 10 April 2024

The Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen spoke at the World Health Day Webinar hosted by the Climate and Health Alliance under the theme ‘My health, my right in a changing climate’.

The Chief Executive reaffirmed the Alliance’s commitment to health as a basic human right, not a privilege determined by where you... More

Elderly woman having her blood pressure measured.
Wednesday, 27 March 2024
Speaking to the National Indigenous Radio Service (Bumma Bippera Media) in support of the Close the Gap Campaign Report 2024, the Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen highlighted the need to achieve healthcare...
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Best for the Bush logo over rural landscape of trees and grass
Wednesday, 27 March 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The Best for the Bush: Rural and Remote Health Baseline 2023 released by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) today, shows...
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Close The Gap. Voyage to Voice, Treaty, Truth and Beyond
Wednesday, 20 March 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) calls on governments and health entities to commit to the recommendations of the...
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Ben Gursanski - Telstra,  Robbie Sefton, Susi Tegen - CE NRHA, David Jochinke - President NFF
Tuesday, 19 March 2024
The National Forum on Mental Health and Wellbeing in Agriculture, hosted by the National Farmers Federation, was held in Melbourne on 13 March 2024. The Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen gave an overview of...
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Friday, 15 March 2024
Delving into issue #86, we spotlight the remarkable milestones and the ongoing endeavours shaping the health landscape of rural, regional, and remote communities. Our contributors look back at the...
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resenting at the Albury Wodonga Regional Health Summit on 1 March 2024
Friday, 15 March 2024
Presenting at the Albury Wodonga Regional Health Summit on 1 March 2024, the Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen said the key to regional prosperity is that rural communities have an intact cultural, economic,...
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Country town street with cars and shops
15 March 2024 - In a Letter to the Editor of The Australian, Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen said, ‘the chronic underservicing and underfunding of health care in rural areas is shocking,’ even though Australia has a universal health system. In the article published... More
12 March 2024 - Our policy team, Margaret Deerain and Clare Fitzmaurice, along with Dr. Ian Kamerman, a passionate GP from Tamworth and representative of Rural Doctors NSW, made their voices heard before the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs. Their mission?... More
Air conditioner installer working on an air conditioner external unit
07 March 2024 - The Alliance’s Chief Executive Susi Tegan spoke to the ABC about the current heatwaves experienced in many parts of rural Australia and highlighted that low-income families find it hard to cool their homes with rising energy costs, leading to adverse... More
Logo of Mable
26 February 2024 - The Alliance warmly welcomes our 51st member organisation, Mable, an online platform where people receive or provide disability and aged care support their way. More than 16 million hours of support have been delivered through Mable over the last ten... More
AJRH february issue cover
19 February 2024 - The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, Volume 32 Issue 1 is out now. The issue carries several open access articles, including original research, editorials,... More
Bushfire and flooded road with sign road closed
19 February 2024     MEDIA RELEASE   - With fires in some parts of Victoria and a storm wreaking havoc in other parts of the state last week, the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) wishes to... More
Susi Tegen at ABC RN Breakfast
12 February 2024 - Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen in an interview with ABC Radio National Breakfast on 12 February 2024 called for fundamental changes to the way rural health is funded, given the $6.55 billion annual underspend on rural health.  Rural... More
06 February 2024     MEDIA RELEASE   - In its latest 2024 State of Australia’s Regions report, the Government has recognised some major issues experienced by rural Australia and the National Rural... More

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