Alliance News

Rural doctors highlight why they #loverural

Thursday, 14 November 2019

The Alliance is pleased to highlight nine personal stories from medical practitioners in rural and remote Australia. These rural doctors diagnose physical and mental illnesses, disorders and injuries, and prescribe... More

Monday, 28 October 2019
“If you cast your mind to the word ‘paramedic’ in the future, don’t just think about the ambulances rushing around the city doing the fantastic work that they do. Don’t just think about the TV shows. Remember that somewhere out in the...
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Friday, 27 September 2019
The Vision of the National Rural Health Alliance is healthy and sustainable rural and remote communities, and as such we recognise the severe risks that man-made climate change poses to this. Climate change is one of the most pressing...
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Wednesday, 25 September 2019
Congratulations to Lindsay Cane AM for winning the Third Sector CEO of the Year award last night! Lindsay is the CEO of Royal Far West, one of the Alliance’s Member Bodies, that works to connect rural and remote Australian children...
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Friday, 20 September 2019
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is the focus of the September 2019 issue of Partyline. Several articles address the workforce required to support health services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait people: Karl Briscoe from...
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Thursday, 12 September 2019
At the Alliance’s 28th Annual General Meeting this week in Canberra, Tanya Lehmann was re-appointed Chair of the National Rural Health Alliance.  The AGM was held as part of the Alliance’s annual face-to-face meeting known as ‘...
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
The August 2019 issue of The Australian Journal of Rural Health presents the latest research on this challenging topic. Guest editors for this issue, Dr Evelien Spelten (La Trobe University) and Professor Oliver Burmeister (Charles Sturt...
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23 April 2019 - An incoming Federal Government needs to immediately address the critical shortage of allied health professionals in rural, regional and remote Australia if the nation is to have any hope of making healthcare accessible to those regions, the National Rural... More
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11 April 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance has welcomed the recent announcement by the Minister for Senior Australians, Aged Care and Indigenous Health, the Hon Ken Wyatt, for $2m to support the work of the Remote Aged Care Workforce Accord.  See Minister's... More
Productivity Commission Mental Health Inquiry
10 April 2019 - A study focussing on the training and development needs of mental health service providers, consumers and carers in rural Australia has revealed that more training and development opportunities need to be provided closer to where people live. 393 people... More
Budget 2019-20
03 April 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance has welcomed $62m to train doctors in rural generalist practice, but the Federal Budget has largely failed to address a critical shortage of allied health professionals for 7million people living outside metropolitan... More
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27 March 2019 - The priority recommendations from the 15th National Rural Health Conference can be found here - Recommendations For information about the Sharing Shed... More
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21 March 2019 - The 15th National Rural Health Conference commences on Sunday, 24 March 2019 and the Sharing Shed will open the same day. For those attending the Conference they will have the opportunity to upload their recommendations for improving the health outcomes... More
15 March 2019 - The March 2019 issue of Partyline is now on  the website.
 
Access to good health care is just one of the factors that contributes to our health and wellbeing. The... More
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14 February 2019 - The Labor Party has announced it will establish an independent Australian Health Reform Commission to develop and oversee a long-term health reform agenda if elected to Government. Opposition Health Spokesperson, Catherine King, announced the move at a... More