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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...
30 years incorporated 11 august 1993
18 August 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - This year, the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) celebrates its 30th anniversary, having become an incorporated association on 11 August 1993. The... More
Female Dr helping elderly man
02 August 2023 - The Chairperson of the National Rural Health Alliance, Nicole O’Reilly, welcomed the review of regulatory settings for health professionals that would enable overseas-trained doctors to start working in Australia more quickly. Speaking to The Guardian,... More
Country highway
27 July 2023 - Welcoming the Australian Government’s new Measuring What Matters: Australia’s First Wellbeing Framework, Chief Executive of the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance), Susi Tegen, said the... More
Episode 27: Matt Linnegar Bouncing forward
25 July 2023 - In Episode 27 of Build ‘Em Up, we chat to Matt Linnegar, Chief Executive of the Australian Rural Leadership Foundation. He talks about the need to redefine the word ‘resilience’ for rural communities; to go... More
Rural street with cars
19 July 2023 - The next 12 months are crucial for rural health reform and advocacy with a government that has an appetite for and belief in change, writes Susi Tegen, Chief Executive of the National Rural Health Alliance, in an article for Rural Health Pro. She adds that... More
Students simulating a medical emergency
07 July 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) applauds the latest initiative by the federal government to increase long-term funding of rural Commonwealth... More
Hospital and Healthcare magazine article web page
04 July 2023 - In an Opinion piece contributed to the Hospital and Healthcare magazine, Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen wrote that a key point the Alliance made in the mid-term review of the National Health Reform Agreement Addendum (2020–2025) was the need for... More
Wiley collection website page
04 July 2023 - John Wiley & Sons (Wiley), which publishes the Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) on behalf of the Alliance, has released a compilation of articles to celebrate NAIDOC week featuring seven articles from the Journal. This is one of the... More

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