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Welcome Mable - our newest member

Monday, 26 February 2024

The Alliance warmly welcomes our 51st member organisation, Mable, an online platform where people receive or provide disability and aged care support their way.

More than 16 million hours of support have been delivered through Mable over the last ten years, enabling hundreds of thousands of people across Australia to... More

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Monday, 19 February 2024
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, Volume 32 Issue 1 is out now. The issue carries several open access articles, including original research, editorials, narrative reviews, short...
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Monday, 19 February 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
With fires in some parts of Victoria and a storm wreaking havoc in other parts of the state last week, the National Rural Health...
Susi Tegen at ABC RN Breakfast
Monday, 12 February 2024
Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen in an interview with ABC Radio National Breakfast on 12 February 2024 called for fundamental changes to the way rural health is funded, given the $6.55 billion annual...
Tuesday, 6 February 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
In its latest 2024 State of Australia’s Regions report, the Government has recognised some major issues experienced by rural...
Professor Kelvin Matthew Kong and Dr Suzanne Margaret Harrison
Friday, 2 February 2024
The National Rural Health Alliance congratulates Professor Kelvin Matthew Kong and Dr Suzanne Margaret Harrison for receiving the Member of the Order of Australia (AM) and Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM...
Thursday, 1 February 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
As Australia marks 40 years of Medicare, the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance), in recognising the benefits of...
Australasian Sonographers Association logo over landscape photo with National Rural Health Alliance logo
03 October 2023 - We welcome our newest Member, Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA), to further our vision of healthy and sustainable rural, regional and remote communities across Australia. ASA fosters, supports and... More
Telehealth chat on laptop with patient
03 October 2023 - Direct-to-consumer (DTC) telemedicine services are useful if they add to existing locally delivered services, Chief Executive of the Alliance Susi Tegen told InSight+ publication of the Medical Journal of Australia. “There’s an affordability aspect [to... More
Build ‘Em Up Episode 29: Locals taking care of locals
29 September 2023 - ‘Senior citizens are the backbone of a town and important for social cohesion. They are not data but living, breathing people who have value. We need to make sure that they age in dignity,’ said Lesley Bryce, Founder of Bell Cares, joining our podcast... More
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28 September 2023 - The latest data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) certainly paints a dire picture of what continues to occur in rural and remote communities in relation to health access and health outcomes, writes the Alliance Chief... More
Webinar In Conversation Round Table Series The importance of 'place' and its influenceon rural and remote health and wellbeing
21 September 2023 - The Alliance has partnered with Centre for Health in All Policies Research Translation (CHiAPRT) to convene a webinar on the Importance of ‘Place’ and its influence on rural and remote health and wellbeing, on 12 October 2023 from 2.30 - 4pm (ACST... More
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21 September 2023 - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is made up of 47 diverse national organisations seeking to improve the health status of people living in rural, regional and remote Australia. In 2019, following a consultative process with... More
Panelists at the Regions Rising National Summit hosted by the Regional Australia Institute
18 September 2023 - National Rural Health Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen called for better funding to improve health care in rural, regional and remote Australia, at the Regions Rising National Summit hosted by the Regional Australia Institute on 13–14 September... More
14 September 2023 - In our latest Partyline issue, we focus on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in rural, regional and remote Australia, including innovative models of... More

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