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NRHA Australian election 2022 rural health priorities

2022 Australian election 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 estimates there is a spending shortfall of $4 billion in rural health annually – that’s... More

Partyline screen grab
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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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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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Mapping tool screen shot of Australia
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Rural health in Australia snapshot 2021
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A new go-to snapshot of health and wellbeing in rural, regional and remote Australia combines data, research and information in a new easy to digest resource published by the National Rural Health Alliance...
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Kim Zischke with two patients
Friday, 29 October 2021
The lasting impacts of COVID-19 on the health and quality of life of all Australians are yet to unfold. Ahead of the curve, an aged care facility in the small town of Kingaroy in Queensland is proactively...
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19 August 2013 - The August edition of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) is now available on line. A new study of women’s care in maternity services has revealed a major lack of... More
15 August 2013 - One of the ways the Alliance is Shining a light on rural and remote health is through publishing infographics – visual representation of important rural health issues. People living in rural and remote communities have poorer access to health... More
07 August 2013 - As we draw closer to the election, rural people will be eager to know which of the major parties is promoting the best policies for rural health and wellbeing. The Alliance will be monitoring policy announcements and ranking them on the basis of its 2013... More
03 August 2013 - The Alliance has published its 2013 Election Charter, Shining a light on rural and remote health. Its purpose is... More
02 August 2013 - The next edition of Partyline will be published in October. Your contributions about rural health – articles, photos and poetry – are always welcome. Please send contributions to [email protected] More
31 July 2013 - The Alliance is gearing up to promote a strong focus on rural and remote health in the lead-up to the Federal Election. The Charter will be the basis for Election Scorecard activity in the weeks of the campaign. It asks the major parties how, in government... More
29 July 2013 - In his presentation of the Inaugural Jerry Morris Oration for the Heart Foundation on 26 July, Adrian Bauman gave a fascinating and powerful description of the importance to health of physical activity. In 1953 Jerry Morris published the first evidence on... More
29 July 2013 - Do city and country people have the same levels of access to medicines and to pharmacists and the professional advice they provide? We know that in rural areas, less is spent per capita on PBS expenditure, and that pharmacists are thinner on the ground... More