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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...
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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...
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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...
26 June 2023 - The 9th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium, hosted by the National Rural Health Alliance, successfully concluded on 21 June 2023 after two days of important discussion on rural health research.    Nearly 250 participants from the health sector... More
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23 June 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - Startling new evidence shows that each person in rural Australia is missing out on nearly $850 a year of healthcare access, which equates to a total annual rural... More
AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 31 Issue 3
16 June 2023 - The Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) released two Issues this month. Volume 31, Issue 3 of the Journal carries the... More
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14 June 2023 - We focus on rural health research in our latest Partyline issue where authors share stories that contribute to improved accessibility and sustainable, equitable and affordable health care for regional,... More
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care
14 June 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the news of Prime Minister Albanese’s recommendation to the Governor-General that Mr Blair Comley PSM be... More
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08 June 2023 - The Australian National Audit Office assessment of the administration of the Community Health and Hospitals Program, by the Department of Health and Aged Care, has been described as ‘damning’ and an ‘extremely disappointing reflection on the Department’ by... More
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01 June 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) congratulates the Minister for Communications, the Hon Michelle Rowland MP, and NBN Co for the launch of a new... More

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