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AJRH Volime 28 No6 Dec 20

December AJRH: Drowning prevention and remote challenges with workforce and COVID-19

Monday, 11 January 2021

The December issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health looks at drowning prevention: there’s a systematic literature review on the next steps for rural and... More

CouncilFest 2020 video screen shots
Friday, 11 December 2020
The Council of the National Rural Health Alliance held its annual gathering of member representatives CouncilFest from 30 November to 1 December 2020. The Council meeting, held online due to COVID-19, was attended by representatives of...
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Thursday, 10 December 2020
The December issue of our quarterly online magazine Partyline is now available, focussing on prevention, early intervention and innovation in primary care.  Creating healthy rural communities requires more than a focus on illness...
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Tuesday, 24 November 2020
The October issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available. Several articles focus on workforce issues: the regional distribution of private dental practices and dentists; recruitment and retention of rural physicians...
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Partyline screen shot issue 72 September 2020
Monday, 28 September 2020
We are pleased to announce that the September issue of Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s quarterly online magazine, is now available. With our recent webinar on food security, position statement on economic support for...
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Friday, 4 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 future of telehealth post COVID-19 (we need it to stay, but need to fix quality and accessibility...
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Monday, 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 Australia – so we want to see words or images that...
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Mark Diamond and Mark Coulton
24 June 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance has met with the new Federal Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government in the Coalition Government, Mark Coulton, to urge him to focus on improving rural health services. Outgoing NRHA CEO Mark... More
18 June 2019 - What impact has Medicare had on rural Australia? Editor in Chief Prof Russell Roberts charts Bob Hawke's contribution and asks these question in his editorial. Vale Bob Hawke "One of his... More
Mark Diamond, Minsiter Greg Hunt, Dr Jo Walker
14 June 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance will help ensure rural health is central to the Federal Government’s proposed 10-year Primary Health Care Plan. National Rural Health Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, and Director of Strategy and Policy Development, Dr Jo... More
11 June 2019 - Congratulations to Royal Far West, CEO, Lindsay Cane, who was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia “for significant service to community health, particularly in regional areas” in the Queen’s Birthday... More
Partyline
31 May 2019 - The May 2019 issue of Partyline is now on  the website. From preconception to young adulthood, from parenting a premature infant in a rural area to keeping children safe on farms, this issue of... More
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15 May 2019 - With just days left until the Federal election, the Alliance says there is no clear policy winner when it comes to promises for improving the health of people living outside capital cities. “We’ve had bits and pieces announced but none of the major parties... More
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13 May 2019 - At this month’s National Aged Care Alliance (NACA) face-to-face meeting two important propositions were passed that may well be a harbinger of things to come. The propositions were that two special interest groups be... More
01 May 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance launched its 2019 Election Charter:  Rural Health Matters! in Parliament House. Tanya Lehmann highlighted the need for policy planners to understand that the normal market models for supplying services did not apply... More