Alliance News

3G shutdown: impact on rural communities

Tuesday, 23 July 2024

The National Rural Health Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen, giving evidence on 23 July 2024 before the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee on the shutdown of the 3G mobile network, highlighted the concerns of rural communities who will be negatively impacted by the move.

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Thursday, 18 July 2024
Do you have a positive story about an arts program that benefits the health of rural people or communities? The next edition of Partyline will focus on arts and health programs and the positive impact these...
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Monday, 8 July 2024
Wiley has published a collection of journal articles to mark NAIDOC Week which includes three articles from the Australian Journal of Rural Health in the Medicine and Healthcare section. The ‘2024 NAIDOC...
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Wednesday, 26 June 2024
The Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen spoke to ABC Online on the role of nurses in the bush and called for more funding to be allocated to bush nursing as well as greater recruitment of health professionals...
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Healthcare providers at the Mareeba and Communities Family Healthcare

Monday, 24 June 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is delighted that the Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Mark Butler, has...
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Thursday, 20 June 2024
We warmly welcome the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) as the newest member of the National Rural Health Alliance.   RANZCO is the medical college responsible for the...
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Wednesday, 19 June 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) congratulates Professor Jenny May AO, a long-term ally of the Alliance, on her...
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08 June 2023 - The Australian National Audit Office assessment of the administration of the Community Health and Hospitals Program, by the Department of Health and Aged Care, has been described as ‘damning’ and an ‘extremely disappointing reflection on the Department’ by... More
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01 June 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) congratulates the Minister for Communications, the Hon Michelle Rowland MP, and NBN Co for the launch of a new... More
Media release
26 May 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the inclusion of its recommendations in the... More
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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
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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

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