Alliance News

Medical professional taking blood pressure

More patient monitoring methods vital for rural areas

Tuesday, 21 March 2023

The National Rural Health Alliance calls for more patient monitoring methods in rural and regional areas to help reduce preventable deaths.

With reference to research published by Wendy Augutis – a CQUniversity... More

Partyline issue 82 screen grab
Monday, 20 March 2023
We focus on rural health ambitions, including innovative ideas and strategies to attract and retain the health workforce in rural locations, in our latest Partyline issue. With the challenges rural communities...
Susi Tegen on the ABC Weekend Breakfast
Wednesday, 15 March 2023
The National Rural Health Alliance is working with federal and state governments to look at training, educating and recruiting local people in health and medicine and other multidisciplinary funding models....
Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) logo and Malpa project logo
Tuesday, 14 March 2023
The National Rural Health Alliance welcomes two new organisations to its membership – the Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA) and the Malpa project.  PACFA is a leading...
Alliance CE Susanne Tegen, Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly, Dr Nick Coatsworth and Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional Health, Dr Anne Webster at the Regional Health Workforce Summit in Mildura, VIC
Thursday, 2 March 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) applauds the commitment and leadership of Shadow Assistant Minister for Regional...
Australian Senate
Thursday, 2 March 2023
Chief Executive Susi Tegen and Policy and Data Analytics Officer Clare Fitzmaurice appeared before the Senate Community Affairs References Committee on Tuesday 28 February 2023 to provide further evidence and...
The Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 31, Issue 1. Doctor's hands.
Monday, 27 February 2023
Volume 31, Issue 1 of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is out now. This time, the From the Alliance Editorial is written by Chief Executive Susanne Tegen, titled 'Importance of funding innovative models...
NRHA Australian election 2022 rural health priorities
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 estimates there is a spending shortfall of $4... More
Partyline screen grab
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,... More
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... More
Luke Sartor and presentation first slide
02 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 Sartor presented the findings of the farmer... More
Mapping tool screen shot of Australia
30 November 2021 - The Alliance has launched a geospatial mapping tool that reveals rural health workforce gaps in every pocket of rural, regional and remote Australia. The Rural Health Workforce Mapping Tool (... More
Rural health in Australia snapshot 2021
25 November 2021 - A new go-to snapshot of health and wellbeing in rural, regional and remote Australia combines data, research and information in a new easy to digest resource published by the... More
Kim Zischke with two patients
29 October 2021 - The lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the health and quality of life of all Australians are yet to unfold. Ahead of the curve, an aged care facility in the small town of Kingaroy in Queensland is proactively working to minimise the effects of physical... More
AJRH october cover
29 October 2021 - The Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) has published a Special Issue, raising some of the “grand challenges in delivering a sustainable health workforce for rural Australians... More

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