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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...
Media release
26 May 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the inclusion of its recommendations in the... More
Doctor in background and patient on bed
25 May 2023 - Measures in the 2023–24 Federal Budget aimed at boosting the incentive to bulk bill – noting that the incentives increase with remoteness – is seen as a very good start, says National Rural Health Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen. ‘This will go some way... More
Rural aid stands with farmers when they need us most..
24 May 2023 - The National Rural Health Alliance welcomes its newest Member, Rural Aid. Rural Aid is Australia’s most trusted rural charity. Well known for the highly successful 'Buy a Bale' campaign, they provide critical support to farmers before, during and after... More
Medical personel with young patient in clinic
19 May 2023 - The National Rural Health Alliance was featured in the May issue of the Australian Health and Aged Care resource guide with an article by Chief Executive Susi Tegen. The article titled ‘Primary care Rural Integrated Health Services to work where markets... More
Federal Budget 2023-24 Media Release
10 May 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) sees the Federal Budget 2023–24 as a missed opportunity to significantly address healthcare needs in rural Australia.... More
Federal budget 2023-24 - Parlliament house
09 May 2023 - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is calling for an investment in multidisciplinary health services in rural areas... More
05 May 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Pim Kuipers as Editor-in-Chief of the Australian Journal of Rural Health... More
04 May 2023 - Rural, remote and regional aged care workers may be at risk of heightened emotional strain. Workers who are already under the pump due to a range of factors, such as being under-resourced at work, are likely to have fewer opportunities to address their own... More

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