Alliance News

Episode 15: A sporting chance for everyone

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

In Episode 15 we chat with Nicki Bardwell, CEO of Fair Game. Fair Game has been around for over 10 years and delivers unique health and fitness programs and pre-loved sporting equipment to remote and under-serviced communities around Australia, predominantly in WA.

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Partyline issue 79 screen grab
Thursday, 9 June 2022
A great reality is emerging across healthcare services as rural, regional and remote Australia faces more natural disasters, more frequently. With more floods and bushfires, on top of COVID-19, primary and...
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Build 'Em Up Podcast Episode 14 Emma Sullings Happiness ina box
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
In Episode 14 of Build ‘Em Up we chat with Emma Sullings, founder of the Happy Boxes Project. This charity provides toiletries and beauty products to women and girls in remote parts of Australia. Their network...
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NRHA Australian election 2022 rural health priorities
Thursday, 31 March 2022
Rural people should be able to count on accessible, comprehensive, high-quality and affordable health care, reasonably close to home. But this fundamental expectation is frequently not met. The Alliance...
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Partyline screen grab
Monday, 21 March 2022
In 2022, bold health reform is needed to support rural communities. The March issue of Partyline outlines some of the innovative work being undertaken and advocated for by service providers, universities,...
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Thursday, 16 December 2021
We can confidently say that technology has played a key and urgent role in changing the way health care is delivered and received in rural, regional and remote communities – a fitting theme for the final...
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Luke Sartor and presentation first slide
Thursday, 2 December 2021
One farmer commits suicide every 10 days, according to an Australian-first study of farmer suicide rates based on 10 years of national coronial data. National Rural Health Alliance Policy team member Luke...
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Gabrielle O'Kane speaking
29 June 2021 - The Alliance has taken a ‘pulse’ survey of people passionate about rural health to collate their views on the Australian Government’s My Health Record. The majority of responders among the Alliance Friends... More
Seven people in group photo at the event
29 March 2021 - Calls for an overarching National Rural Health Strategy were well received by politicians from all sides of politics at the recent Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health event at Parliament House in Canberra. Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’... More
Partyline website screen capture
29 March 2021 - It is human nature to find some good in adversity, and the global pandemic is no different. There are now two dimensions to COVID-19 running in parallel: the execution of the vaccination program and the ongoing preparedness and response to the virus. In... More
Screen captures of the speakers and host of the websinar.
29 March 2021 - The Alliance, in partnership with HESTA, recently hosted a webinar on alternative funding arrangements for primary health care, which provided more than 140 participants with the very latest in research and thought leadership in Australia. The opening... More
People in waiting room
25 March 2021 - The Alliance was one of the first two organisations to give evidence in the initial hearing for the NSW Upper House Inquiry into health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote NSW. The NSW Upper House Health... More
Build 'Em Up podcast
23 March 2021 - Showcasing upbeat rural health stories from communities and towns around Australia is the goal of the Build ‘Em Up podcast which kicked off in March 2021. The National Rural Health Alliance produces the monthly podcast to share the voices of the multitude... More
AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Feb 2021
01 March 2021 - The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health offers original research investigating rural health workforce factors. These research papers demonstrate that there are strong associations between having a rural background and... More