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Episode 15: A sporting chance for everyone

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

In Episode 15 we chat with Nicki Bardwell, CEO of Fair Game. Fair Game has been around for over 10 years and delivers unique health and fitness programs and pre-loved sporting equipment to remote and under-serviced communities around Australia, predominantly in WA.

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Partyline issue 79 screen grab
Thursday, 9 June 2022
A great reality is emerging across healthcare services as rural, regional and remote Australia faces more natural disasters, more frequently. With more floods and bushfires, on top of COVID-19, primary and...
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Build 'Em Up Podcast Episode 14 Emma Sullings Happiness ina box
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
In Episode 14 of Build ‘Em Up we chat with Emma Sullings, founder of the Happy Boxes Project. This charity provides toiletries and beauty products to women and girls in remote parts of Australia. Their network...
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NRHA Australian election 2022 rural health priorities
Thursday, 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...
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Partyline screen grab
Monday, 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, universities,...
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Thursday, 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...
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Luke Sartor and presentation first slide
Thursday, 2 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...
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Partyline screen shot issue 71June 2020
25 June 2020 - The latest Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s online magazine, is now available. The June 2020 special issue features fresh perspectives from rural Australia about the impact of COVID-19,... More
Virtual Symposium logo
21 May 2020 - ‘How humans and the environment interact’ is the theme of the Virtual Pre-Symposium Session.  View Program. The 7th... More
Friends
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... More
Partyline screen shot issue 70 March 2020
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... More
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 that rural... More
AJRH cover
02 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... More
fire fighting helicopter over smokey bush fire
06 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 from Alliance... More
Position Statement Climate Change and rural health
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 environmental health from... More