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Rural pharmacies easing concerns about COVID vaccinations

Friday, 24 September 2021

In the rural town of Kingaroy – the peanut capital of Australia – rural health professionals are leading efforts to vaccinate local communities. One of the first pharmacists to join the rollout program in Queensland was Andy Lerch from Good Price Pharmacy.

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Sam Tait on the slopes
Monday, 30 August 2021
Aussie professional athlete Sam Tait has a more fulfilling life than he ever dreamed of when he was a young man, which includes going for a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing next March. Describing...
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Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Sue MacKinnon hails from the UK, but says she feels privileged to part of Australia’s vaccination program to help protect her local community of Bega in south-east NSW against the COVID-19 virus. As a nurse,...
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Monday, 26 July 2021
Drought Angels began with two Queensland friends who wanted to thank local farming families, one at a time, for their unrelenting contribution to Australian agriculture. This gesture, in the form of personal...
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Cover of Australian Journal of Rural Health
Monday, 26 July 2021
In the latest Editorial in the Australian Journal of Rural Health, the Editor in Chief, Professor Russell Roberts, argues that Australia has world’s-best infrastructure in rural health research and training,...
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The Case for better healthcare
Thursday, 15 July 2021
The Alliance is developing a new model of rural health care that will benefit both health professionals and communities in rural, regional and remote Australia. Australians living outside our cities and...
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Man and woman silhouetted against the background
Tuesday, 6 July 2021
The Alliance and the team at the Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) have acknowledged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers and communities during NAIDOC Week 2021. Published by the...
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Build 'Em Up podcast
23 March 2021 - Showcasing upbeat rural health stories from communities and towns around Australia is the goal of the Build ‘Em Up podcast which kicked off in March 2021. The National Rural Health Alliance produces the monthly podcast to share the voices of the multitude... More
AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Feb 2021
01 March 2021 - The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health offers original research investigating rural health workforce factors. These research papers demonstrate that there are strong associations between having a rural background and... More
Person viewing brain scans
01 March 2021 - As a member of the Australian Stroke Alliance (ASA) Rural and Remote Health Advisory Council, we are pleased that one of the country’s largest ever... More
AJRH Volime 28 No6 Dec 20
11 January 2021 - The December issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health looks at drowning prevention: there’s a systematic literature review on the next steps for rural and remote Australia and a... More
CouncilFest 2020 video screen shots
11 December 2020 - The Council of the National Rural Health Alliance held its annual gathering of member representatives CouncilFest from 30 November to 1 December 2020. The Council meeting, held online due to COVID-19, was attended by representatives of the majority of... More
10 December 2020 - The December issue of our quarterly online magazine Partyline is now available, focussing on prevention, early intervention and innovation in primary care.  Creating healthy rural communities... More
AJRH cover
24 November 2020 - The October issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available. Several articles focus on workforce issues: the... More
Partyline screen shot issue 72 September 2020
28 September 2020 - We are pleased to announce that the September issue of Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s quarterly online magazine, is now available. With our recent webinar on food... More