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7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium

Thursday, 21 May 2020

‘How humans and the environment interact’

is the theme of the Virtual Pre-Symposium Session.

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Friends
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Friends of the Alliance, the National Rural Health Alliance’s grassroots network of people and organisations in rural and remote Australia, has been working to ensure that Friends members have the opportunity to stay connected during this...
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Partyline screen shot issue 70 March 2020
Monday, 30 March 2020
The March 2020 issue of Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s flagship online magazine, is now available. The theme for this issue is climate and health. Climate change is intricately linked with health, and the health of rural...
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Tuesday, 24 March 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is trying times for all of us, and particularly those working in the health sector. It’s also difficult for rural communities who are still recovering from the bushfires. On a policy level, the Alliance is making sure...
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Monday, 2 March 2020
The Australian Journal of Rural Health, which the Alliance manages, is now on Twitter at @AusJRuralHealth. Hit "Follow" to keep up to date on the latest from the Journal, which is one of Australia's leading sources for rural health research...
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fire fighting helicopter over smokey bush fire
Monday, 6 January 2020
Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by the recent bushfires across the country and we acknowledge all of those who are working hard, either in a professional or volunteer capacity, to respond to the fires. Below is some information...
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Position Statement Climate Change and rural health
Tuesday, 24 December 2019
It is the Alliance’s position that climate change poses a significant and enduring threat to health in the 21st century. A national commitment to the climate and health policy agenda is urgently required to protect human and...
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13 February 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance and Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health have conducted a rural health forum for Federal MPs and stakeholders in Parliament House to seek the political parties’ positions on a range of rural health issues... More
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08 February 2019 - A new study released by the Australian National University and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Health Workers Association has shown the Indigenous health workforce is not growing in line with population growth. The study found that Census... More
Country Women’s Association of Australia President, Tanya Cameron and Dr Jennifer Chambers, who represents the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Rural Surgery Section
31 January 2019 - Congratulations to two Alliance Council Members who were awarded Order of Australia Medals as part of the Australia Day Honours. Country Women’s Association of Australia President, Tanya Cameron, was awarded an OAM “for service to the community,... More
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19 December 2018 - Rural communities will gain better access to GP services through initiatives announced in yesterday’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook report, but Australia’s peak rural health organisation asks: “Where are the important allied healthcare services... More
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12 December 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance, Mental Health Australia and Royal Flying Doctor Service has welcomed the findings of a Senate Committee’s Inquiry into Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia. The three... More
Food measeuring
10 December 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance has welcomed the report by the Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry into the national obesity epidemic, which has accepted most of the Alliance recommendations to provide solutions to this Australia-wide problem.... More
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30 November 2018 - The Liberal National Government will provide the nation’s peak health groups and advisory bodies with $23.5 million over three years to help build a healthier Australia.  Organisations such as the Australian College of Nursing, the Consumers... More
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28 November 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance – Australia’s peak rural health body representing more than 7 million Australians – has welcomed the legislative changes to My Health Record which have passed through Parliament.... More