Alliance News

Latest issue of Partyline out now

Thursday, 16 December 2021

We can confidently say that technology has played a key and urgent role in changing the way health care is delivered and received in rural, regional and remote communities – a fitting theme for the final Partyline magazine for 2021. The pandemic has triggered a... More

Luke Sartor and presentation first slide
Thursday, 2 December 2021
One farmer commits suicide every 10 days, according to an Australian-first study of farmer suicide rates based on 10 years of national coronial data. National Rural Health Alliance Policy team member Luke...
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Mapping tool screen shot of Australia
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
The Alliance has launched a geospatial mapping tool that reveals rural health workforce gaps in every pocket of rural, regional and remote Australia. The Rural Health Workforce Mapping Tool (RHWMT) is an...
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Rural health in Australia snapshot 2021
Thursday, 25 November 2021
A new go-to snapshot of health and wellbeing in rural, regional and remote Australia combines data, research and information in a new easy to digest resource published by the National Rural Health Alliance...
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Kim Zischke with two patients
Friday, 29 October 2021
The lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the health and quality of life of all Australians are yet to unfold. Ahead of the curve, an aged care facility in the small town of Kingaroy in Queensland is proactively...
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AJRH october cover
Friday, 29 October 2021
The Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) has published a Special Issue, raising some of the “grand challenges in delivering a sustainable health workforce for rural Australians”. Volume 29 Number 5...
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The Case for better healthcare
Friday, 29 October 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
06 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 Journal publisher Wiley, the collection ‘NAIDOC... More
Dr MacKinnon
02 July 2021 - The rural health workforce has risen to the challenge of keeping Australian communities safe from the COVID-19 virus. Rural GP Duncan MacKinnon is on the front line of the pandemic response in rural NSW running vaccination clinics at his GP practice at... More
Partyline website screen capture
02 July 2021 - Welcome to the June issue of Partyline, where we shine a light on different approaches in rural health education and training and highlight examples of rural health research being applied in health... More
Gabrielle O'Kane speaking
29 June 2021 - The Alliance has taken a ‘pulse’ survey of people passionate about rural health to collate their views on the Australian Government’s My Health Record. The majority of responders among the Alliance Friends... More
Seven people in group photo at the event
29 March 2021 - Calls for an overarching National Rural Health Strategy were well received by politicians from all sides of politics at the recent Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health event at Parliament House in Canberra. Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’... More
Partyline website screen capture
29 March 2021 - It is human nature to find some good in adversity, and the global pandemic is no different. There are now two dimensions to COVID-19 running in parallel: the execution of the vaccination program and the ongoing preparedness and response to the virus. In... More
Screen captures of the speakers and host of the websinar.
29 March 2021 - The Alliance, in partnership with HESTA, recently hosted a webinar on alternative funding arrangements for primary health care, which provided more than 140 participants with the very latest in research and thought leadership in Australia. The opening... More