Alliance News

Latest issue of Partyline out now

Thursday, 16 December 2021

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 Partyline magazine for 2021. The pandemic has triggered a... More

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
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
The Alliance has launched a geospatial mapping tool that reveals rural health workforce gaps in every pocket of rural, regional and remote Australia. The Rural Health Workforce Mapping Tool (RHWMT) is an...
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Rural health in Australia snapshot 2021
Thursday, 25 November 2021
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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AJRH october cover
Friday, 29 October 2021
The Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) has published a Special Issue, raising some of the “grand challenges in delivering a sustainable health workforce for rural Australians”. Volume 29 Number 5...
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The Case for better healthcare
Friday, 29 October 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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Partyline screen capture
20 September 2019 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is the focus of the September 2019 issue of Partyline. Several articles address the workforce required to support health services for Aboriginal and... More
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