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October AJRH: workforce, ageing, rural emergency departments & more

Tuesday, 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
Monday, 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 security, position statement on economic support for...
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Friday, 4 September 2020
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available. In this issue, Alliance CEO Gabrielle O’Kane writes on the future of telehealth post COVID-19 (we need it to stay, but need to fix quality and accessibility...
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Monday, 10 August 2020
There’s just three weeks left to get your entries in for the 2020 #loverural Friends Photo and Poetry Competition. The Friends Photo and Poetry Competition celebrates life in rural Australia – so we want to see words or images that...
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Thursday, 25 June 2020
The latest Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s online magazine, is now available. The June 2020 special issue features fresh perspectives from rural Australia about the impact of COVID-19, and in particular some of the positive...
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Thursday, 21 May 2020
‘How humans and the environment interact’ is the theme of the Virtual Pre-Symposium Session.  View Program. The 7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium scheduled to be held in Alice Springs in May 2020 was postponed due to the...
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Friends
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Friends of the Alliance, the National Rural Health Alliance’s grassroots network of people and organisations in rural and remote Australia, has been working to ensure that Friends members have the opportunity to stay connected during this...
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15 November 2017 - On 31 October, 2017 representatives from the National Rural Health Alliance joined colleagues from COTA and Consumers Health Forum of Australia to speak at the second public hearing of the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee on the value and... More
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26 October 2017 - A new report prepared by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s Centre for Community Child Health has revealed a growing divide in health and wellbeing between children in remote Australia and their peers in urban areas. The publication, prepared for... More
In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural and remote Australia.
20 October 2017 - In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural... More
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20 October 2017 - New data released from the Heart Foundation shows that deaths from heart disease are 60% higher in rural and remote areas of Australia, compared to metropolitan areas. Hospitalisations due to heart attack are double the metropolitan rates and... More
02 October 2017 - Affordable, acceptable and appropriate access to health services for country people was the central theme to emerge at the recent annual gathering of the Council of the National Rural Health Alliance. In his editorial in this issue of Partyline the... More
22 September 2017 - Climate change is increasing the intensity and variability of weather conditions, and this will have direct health impacts for people in rural and remote Australia. The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA), in collaboration with leading health... More
15 September 2017 - It’s been an action packed few weeks here in Canberra having just wrapped up CouncilFest - our annual gathering of Council members. At this year’s event, which ran from 10 – 12 September around 45 delegates met to discuss the key health challenges... More
31 August 2017 - Members of Council representing the 37 member organisations of the National Rural Health Alliance will gather in Canberra on 10 –12 September 2017 for the organisation’s annual CouncilFest. A... More