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...
Annual report cover
25 October 2021 - In a clear demonstration that the National Rural Health Alliance is achieving strategic outcomes, the Board has reappointed its existing executive for another two-year term. Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly, Deputy Chair Stephen Gourley and Treasurer Monica... More
Build 'Em Up Episode 7
06 October 2021 - In Episode 7 of Build ‘Em Up we chatted to the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s chief storyteller, Lana Mitchell, about the unique role of the RFDS in supporting communities in the far reaches of Australia. Lana says the flight crews and health... More
30 September 2021 - Australia’s rural health research and training ecosystem is world leading; however, there remains a significant discrepancy in the grant allocation process, with less than one per cent of grant funding flowing through to rural health research. While... More
Andy Lech
24 September 2021 - In the rural town of Kingaroy – the peanut capital of Australia – rural health professionals are leading efforts to vaccinate local communities. One of the first pharmacists to join the rollout program in Queensland was Andy Lerch from Good Price... More
Sam Tait on the slopes
30 August 2021 - Aussie professional athlete Sam Tait has a more fulfilling life than he ever dreamed of when he was a young man, which includes going for a medal at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing next March. Describing how he woke up in ICU and unable to walk... More
28 July 2021 - Sue MacKinnon hails from the UK, but says she feels privileged to part of Australia’s vaccination program to help protect her local community of Bega in south-east NSW against the COVID-19 virus. As a nurse, Sue feels a responsibility to be a role model by... More
26 July 2021 - Drought Angels began with two Queensland friends who wanted to thank local farming families, one at a time, for their unrelenting contribution to Australian agriculture. This gesture, in the form of personal support for life essentials, has grown into... More
Cover of Australian Journal of Rural Health
26 July 2021 - In the latest Editorial in the Australian Journal of Rural Health, the Editor in Chief, Professor Russell Roberts, argues that Australia has world’s-best infrastructure in rural health... More

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