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NAIDOC Week 2019

Friday, 5 July 2019

Only when we listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices will we be able to deliver health solutions that will succeed

The National Rural Health Alliance has joined many Australian individuals and organisations to endorse the Uluru Statement from the... More

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Monday, 1 July 2019
Friends of the Alliance has elected a new Advisory Committee to lead it through the next two years.  The new Committee will represent all States and Territories in Australia and provide valuable grassroots input and support to the work...
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Gabrielle O'Kane
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Australia’s peak body for rural, regional and remote health, the National Rural Health Alliance, has appointed rural clinician Dr Gabrielle O’Kane as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr O’Kane, a dietitian, comes to the job with 35-plus...
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Remote Area Nurse Vanessa Page, Noonkanbah Pastoral Station
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance is seeking input from rural and remote health professionals who would like to share their story about how their work makes a difference in rural, regional or remote Australia. The Alliance is developing a...
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Mark Diamond and Mark Coulton
Monday, 24 June 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance has met with the new Federal Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government in the Coalition Government, Mark Coulton, to urge him to focus on improving rural health services....
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Tuesday, 18 June 2019
What impact has Medicare had on rural Australia? Editor in Chief Prof Russell Roberts charts Bob Hawke's contribution and asks these question in his editorial. Vale Bob Hawke "One of his many major reforms was the introduction of Medicare....
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Mark Diamond, Minsiter Greg Hunt, Dr Jo Walker
Friday, 14 June 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance will help ensure rural health is central to the Federal Government’s proposed 10-year Primary Health Care Plan. National Rural Health Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, and Director of Strategy and Policy...
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Budget 2019-20
03 April 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance has welcomed $62m to train doctors in rural generalist practice, but the Federal Budget has largely failed to address a critical shortage of allied health professionals for 7million people living outside metropolitan... More
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27 March 2019 - The priority recommendations from the 15th National Rural Health Conference can be found here - Recommendations For information about the Sharing Shed... More
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21 March 2019 - The 15th National Rural Health Conference commences on Sunday, 24 March 2019 and the Sharing Shed will open the same day. For those attending the Conference they will have the opportunity to upload their recommendations for improving the health outcomes... More
15 March 2019 - The March 2019 issue of Partyline is now on  the website.
 
Access to good health care is just one of the factors that contributes to our health and wellbeing. The... More
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14 February 2019 - The Labor Party has announced it will establish an independent Australian Health Reform Commission to develop and oversee a long-term health reform agenda if elected to Government. Opposition Health Spokesperson, Catherine King, announced the move at a... More
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13 February 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance and Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health have conducted a rural health forum for Federal MPs and stakeholders in Parliament House to seek the political parties’ positions on a range of rural health issues... More
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08 February 2019 - A new study released by the Australian National University and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Health Workers Association has shown the Indigenous health workforce is not growing in line with population growth. The study found that Census... More
Country Women’s Association of Australia President, Tanya Cameron and Dr Jennifer Chambers, who represents the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Rural Surgery Section
31 January 2019 - Congratulations to two Alliance Council Members who were awarded Order of Australia Medals as part of the Australia Day Honours. Country Women’s Association of Australia President, Tanya Cameron, was awarded an OAM “for service to the community,... More