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Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen

Rural mental health conference highlights unique stressors

Friday, 10 November 2023

‘People in rural and remote areas face a range of stressors unique to living outside major cities.

‘Rates of self-harm and suicide increase with remoteness and people who experience suicidality, are more likely than the general population to have a mental health... More

National Rural Health Month November 2023
Wednesday, 1 November 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
Today marks the beginning of National Rural Health Month - a month which highlights the inequities that rural, regional and...
Angel Flight Australia logo
Friday, 27 October 2023
We warmly welcome our newest member, Angel Flight Australia, a charity that coordinates free, non-emergency flights and transfers people living remotely across Australia to access specialist medical treatments...
AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 31 Issue 5
Monday, 23 October 2023
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, Volume 31 Issue 5, is out now. The Alliance editorial, ‘Rural access to dental and oral health services,’ is co-authored by Director, Policy and...
Two men talking on a rural property
Friday, 13 October 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
As Mental Health Week wraps up today, the National Rural Health Alliance highlights the dire need of more effective place-based...
Two men talking in front of a tree
Wednesday, 11 October 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
This Mental Health Week, the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the launch of the National Mental Health...
Three people talking besides basketball court
Tuesday, 10 October 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
New data from Mental Health Australia and the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling at the University of Canberra...
14 September 2023 - In our latest Partyline issue, we focus on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in rural, regional and remote Australia, including innovative models of... More
MFarmer on motorbike rounding up cattle
14 September 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is pleased to see the recent unveiling of the Regionalisation Ambition 2032 Year 1 Progress Report by Regional... More
Rural town roundabout
12 September 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - New data released today shows a strong correlation between reduced access to primary healthcare in rural Australia and high rates of potentially preventable... More
LGA President and Kimba Mayor Dean Johnson (left) and LGA Chief Executive Officer Clinton Jury showcasing the newly launched Regional Health Workforce Toolkit.
05 September 2023 - Chief Executive of the National Rural Health Alliance Susi Tegen welcomed the launch of a new toolkit by the Local Government Association of SA aimed at helping regional and rural councils attract and retain health workers to their communities.... More
Girl drinking water from pipe
29 August 2023 - The Alliance made several key recommendations before the Senate Select Committee into the Provision of and Access to Dental Services in Australia, during a hearing in Launceston on 24 August 2023. Appearing before the Senate Select Committee as part of... More
Episode 28: Encouraging cultural competence. Susan Brumby
28 August 2023 - “When a farm man or woman comes into an ED with a chest pain, ‘how long have you had it ’, is an important question,” says Susan Brumby, Clinical Professor of the Faculty of Health... More
The Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 31 Number 4 August 2023
28 August 2023 - Volume 31 Issue 4 of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is out now.. The ... More
Female doctor with patient
24 August 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the federal government’s announcement of new funding agreements with states and the Northern Territory... More

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