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CE on SBS highlights limited healthcare accessibility

Thursday, 18 April 2024

In recent SBS reports about deaths due to prescription medication and challenges of accessing emergency services, Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen pointed out that overdose deaths are consistently higher in regional areas than in metropolitan centres.

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Wednesday, 10 April 2024
The Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen spoke at the World Health Day Webinar hosted by the Climate and Health Alliance under the theme ‘My health, my right in a changing climate’. The Chief Executive...
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Elderly woman having her blood pressure measured.
Wednesday, 27 March 2024
Speaking to the National Indigenous Radio Service (Bumma Bippera Media) in support of the Close the Gap Campaign Report 2024, the Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen highlighted the need to achieve healthcare...
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Wednesday, 27 March 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The Best for the Bush: Rural and Remote Health Baseline 2023 released by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) today, shows...
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Close The Gap. Voyage to Voice, Treaty, Truth and Beyond
Wednesday, 20 March 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) calls on governments and health entities to commit to the recommendations of the...
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Ben Gursanski - Telstra,  Robbie Sefton, Susi Tegen - CE NRHA, David Jochinke - President NFF
Tuesday, 19 March 2024
The National Forum on Mental Health and Wellbeing in Agriculture, hosted by the National Farmers Federation, was held in Melbourne on 13 March 2024. The Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen gave an overview of...
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Friday, 15 March 2024
Delving into issue #86, we spotlight the remarkable milestones and the ongoing endeavours shaping the health landscape of rural, regional, and remote communities. Our contributors look back at the...
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08 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - People in rural and remote areas are significantly over-represented in the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads. Country people are three times more... More
07 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - A vast array of performers and exhibitors will showcase their talents in the Arts and Health program at the 13th National Rural Health Conference in Darwin, 24-27 May... More
05 May 2015 - As a member of the Broadband for the Bush Alliance (B4BA), the NRHA benefits from taking part in its network meetings. At the most recent of these, there were presentations by Matthew Lobb, General Manager, Industry Strategy and Public Policy at Vodafone... More
05 May 2015 - In Australia, approximately one third of the population live in rural areas.  Another half a million people live in remote regions of the country.  Rural and remote communities are often not well served by support services and networks in... More
05 May 2015 - The 2015 Broadband for the Bush Forum will be held from 15-16 July at the Charles Darwin University's Waterfront premises. The Forum focuses on digital inclusion in and for remote Australia. It will deliver two jam-packed days with a program consisting of a... More
L-R: T Mackean, J Corbett, S Friel, F Baum, J Gillard, P Montanaro, M Kidd
05 May 2015 - On Friday 24th April, Senior Policy Adviser Anne-marie Boxall represented the Alliance at the launch of the Centre of Research Excellence on Social Determinants of Health Equity at Flinders University in Adelaide. The Centre – referred to in brief as the '... More
01 May 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - May Day is upon us but many health and wellbeing services in rural and remote areas will not be dancing around the Maypole.* They are facing extreme funding uncertainty... More
29 April 2015     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) strongly supports the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative being launched today by NPS MedicineWise. Choosing Wisely... More

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