Alliance News

Andy Lech

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.

Andy says he... More

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...
More
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,...
More
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...
More
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,...
More
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...
More
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...
More
AJRH cover
04 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... More
Phot and poetry image
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... More
Partyline screen shot issue 71June 2020
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,... More
Virtual Symposium logo
21 May 2020 - ‘How humans and the environment interact’ is the theme of the Virtual Pre-Symposium Session.  View Program. The 7th... More
Friends
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... More
Partyline screen shot issue 70 March 2020
30 March 2020 - The March 2020 issue of Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s flagship online magazine, is now available. The theme for this issue is climate and health. Climate change is intricately linked... More
24 March 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is trying times for all of us, and particularly those working in the health sector. It’s also difficult for rural communities who are still recovering from the bushfires. On a policy level, the Alliance is making sure that rural... More
AJRH cover
02 March 2020 - The Australian Journal of Rural Health, which the Alliance manages, is now on Twitter at @AusJRuralHealth. Hit "Follow" to keep up to date on the latest... More