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Rural pharmacies easing concerns about COVID vaccinations

Friday, 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 Pharmacy.

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Sam Tait on the slopes
Monday, 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...
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Wednesday, 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,...
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Monday, 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...
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Cover of Australian Journal of Rural Health
Monday, 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 research and training,...
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The Case for better healthcare
Thursday, 15 July 2021
The Alliance is developing a new model of rural health care that will benefit both health professionals and communities in rural, regional and remote Australia. Australians living outside our cities and...
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Man and woman silhouetted against the background
Tuesday, 6 July 2021
The Alliance and the team at the Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) have acknowledged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers and communities during NAIDOC Week 2021. Published by the...
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People around tables
12 September 2019 - At the Alliance’s 28th Annual General Meeting this week in Canberra, Tanya Lehmann was re-appointed Chair of the National Rural Health Alliance.  The AGM was held as part of the Alliance’s annual face-to-face meeting known as ‘CouncilFest’. Viney... More
AJRH Cover
22 August 2019 - The August 2019 issue of The Australian Journal of Rural Health presents the latest research on this challenging topic. Guest editors for this issue, Dr Evelien Spelten (La Trobe... More
Tim Fischer
22 August 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance is saddened to hear of the death of The Hon Tim Fischer.  Tim was country through and through.... More
Rachel Yates
30 July 2019 - Rachel Yates (ACT representative) Following the recent election of a new Advisory Committee for Friends of the Alliance, the Committee has elected one of its ACT members, Rachel Yates... More
Allied health fact sheet and personal story
29 July 2019 - Over the next month the National Rural Health Alliance will be releasing series of health workforce factsheets that show the number of health professionals working in rural, regional and remote areas per capita compared to major cities. The factsheets... More
We are hiring!
23 July 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is seeking a Manager, Media and Communications with strong writing and contemporary communication skills to manage the Alliance’s media and communication activities. The role will assist the organisation... More
Friends Logo
06 July 2019 - Friends of the Alliance has elected a new Advisory Committee to lead it through the next two years.  The new Committee will represent all States and Territories in Australia and provide valuable... More
Voice Treaty Truth
05 July 2019 - Only when we listen to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices will we be able to deliver health solutions that will succeed The National Rural Health Alliance has joined many Australian individuals and organisations to... More