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Alliance raises concerns over new health insurance extras

Friday, 7 June 2024
    MEDIA RELEASE  

The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) voices concern over new extras offered by some of Australia’s biggest health insurers with the claim that they will be an offset to high... More

Tuesday, 4 June 2024
Susi Tegen, Chief Executive and Margaret Deerain, Director, Policy and Strategy Development from the National Rural Health Alliance appeared before the New South Wales Legislative Assembly Select Committee...
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JCTS Joint Colleges Training Services
Friday, 31 May 2024
We warmly welcome the Joint Colleges Training Services (JCTS) as the newest member of the National Rural Health Alliance. JCTS is an Aboriginal-led, nationwide organisation that delivers cultural education...
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Friday, 31 May 2024
This week the National Rural Health Alliance joined the Access for Every Child Coalition, led by advocacy group The Parenthood.  The coalition of over 50 organisations is calling on the government to provide...
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Thursday, 30 May 2024
The Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into equitable access to diagnosis and treatment for individuals with rare and less common cancers, including neuroendocrine cancer, has considered the...
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Thursday, 23 May 2024
National Rural Health Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly told The Canberra Times that lack of access to primary healthcare services was the likely cause for higher rates of presentations at emergency...
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Wednesday, 22 May 2024
Leading national organisations, including the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance), are joining together with Palliative Care Australia this National Palliative Care Week (19-25 May 2024) to advocate...
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18 September 2015 - Notwithstanding the unexpected excitement that spilled into the day, over 50 Parliamentarians met with delegations from the NRHA on Monday 14 September. As well as outlining eight particular priority issues, the NRHA offered its networking and... More
Geri Malone
17 September 2015 - At the NRHA's 24th AGM on Tuesday, 15 September 2015, a new Board was elected for a two-year period. Geri Malone, Director of Professional Services with CRANAplus, is the new Chair of the National Rural Health Alliance.  CRANAplus is the... More
28 August 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - People living in rural and remote parts of Australia are still short-changed when it comes to access to allied health professionals. As the special National Week... More
28 August 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - Sixteen champions of better rural health and wellbeing have been elected to the Friends of the Alliance Advisory Committee for the next two years. They will help the... More
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25 August 2015 - The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) recently held their regular meeting to discuss various matters relating to the availability and use of rural and remote health data. As always it was a... More
20 August 2015 - The ABC will again be highlighting mental health as part of the Mental Health Week (5-12 October, 2015) campaign to challenge understanding and reignite a national conversation about mental health. A broad television, radio and online program will... More
17 August 2015 - On 14th August, Policy Adviser Fiona Brooke and Policy Consultant Andrew Phillips testified before the Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee Inquiry into Aspects of Road Safety in Australia. The Alliance asked the Committee... More
Wendy Downs, Gordon Gregory, Leanne Coleman, Andrew Waters
17 August 2015 - It is critical that health professionals of all stripes working in remote areas have access to continuing professional development (CPD). Currently a range of organisations are involved in providing CPD, including the Rural Health Workforce Agencies... More

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