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NAIDOC Week 2019

Friday, 5 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 endorse the Uluru Statement from the... More

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Monday, 1 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 grassroots input and support to the work...
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Gabrielle O'Kane
Wednesday, 26 June 2019
Australia’s peak body for rural, regional and remote health, the National Rural Health Alliance, has appointed rural clinician Dr Gabrielle O’Kane as its new Chief Executive Officer. Dr O’Kane, a dietitian, comes to the job with 35-plus...
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Remote Area Nurse Vanessa Page, Noonkanbah Pastoral Station
Tuesday, 25 June 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance is seeking input from rural and remote health professionals who would like to share their story about how their work makes a difference in rural, regional or remote Australia. The Alliance is developing a...
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Mark Diamond and Mark Coulton
Monday, 24 June 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance has met with the new Federal Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government in the Coalition Government, Mark Coulton, to urge him to focus on improving rural health services....
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Tuesday, 18 June 2019
What impact has Medicare had on rural Australia? Editor in Chief Prof Russell Roberts charts Bob Hawke's contribution and asks these question in his editorial. Vale Bob Hawke "One of his many major reforms was the introduction of Medicare....
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Mark Diamond, Minsiter Greg Hunt, Dr Jo Walker
Friday, 14 June 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance will help ensure rural health is central to the Federal Government’s proposed 10-year Primary Health Care Plan. National Rural Health Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, and Director of Strategy and Policy...
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My Health Record opt out dates announced
21 May 2018 - My Health Record is a major government initiative to create an online summary of everyone's health information. All Australians will automatically get a My Health Record by the end of this year, unless... More
Health Budget has new announcements about rural health
08 May 2018 - New funding to attract more doctors to country areas has been welcomed by the National Rural Health Alliance, Australia’s peak body for rural and remote health. “We are pleased tonight’s Federal Budget allocates $550 million over 10 years to help fill the... More
One of three codeine posters available to download
24 April 2018 - People who take medicines containing codeine are changing the way they manage pain.  Since February 1, these medicines are no longer available over the counter. To assist with the transition, the National Rural Health Alliance has developed... More
Rural Health Minister Bridget McKenzie addressing the #6rrhss
12 April 2018 - Senator Bridget McKenzie, Federal Rural Health Minister, recently gave the Alliance a large public tick of approval. "Growing up in country Victoria, I share the goals and vision of the National Rural Health Alliance," she told a packed auditorium at the... More
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20 March 2018 - The latest Partyline (out now at http://ruralhealth.org.au/partyline) has a focus on the health of children, families and new mothers living in rural and remote Australia. In this issue you will read about... More
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20 March 2018 - “What are my options since codeine was rescheduled?”   ACRRM is working with the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA), CRANAplus, and the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) to ensure that rural doctors and other health practitioners can... More
12 February 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) was represented at a meeting of the Rural Health Stakeholder Roundtable in Canberra last week. Nineteen of the twenty groups attending the roundtable are member organisations of the NRHA. The aim of the... More
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06 February 2018 - Codeine rescheduling in rural and remote communities - your questions answered Do you have questions relating to the rescheduling of codeine and associated issues? The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), in partnership with the... More