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Episode 15: A sporting chance for everyone

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

In Episode 15 we chat with Nicki Bardwell, CEO of Fair Game. Fair Game has been around for over 10 years and delivers unique health and fitness programs and pre-loved sporting equipment to remote and under-serviced communities around Australia, predominantly in WA.

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Partyline issue 79 screen grab
Thursday, 9 June 2022
A great reality is emerging across healthcare services as rural, regional and remote Australia faces more natural disasters, more frequently. With more floods and bushfires, on top of COVID-19, primary and...
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Build 'Em Up Podcast Episode 14 Emma Sullings Happiness ina box
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
In Episode 14 of Build ‘Em Up we chat with Emma Sullings, founder of the Happy Boxes Project. This charity provides toiletries and beauty products to women and girls in remote parts of Australia. Their network...
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NRHA Australian election 2022 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...
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Monday, 21 March 2022
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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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...
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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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02 December 2019 - The latest issue of Partyline, the Alliance’s flagship online magazine, is now available here. The theme is connectivity in rural and regional Australia. Connectivity can obviously refer to digital... More
14 November 2019 - The Alliance is pleased to highlight nine personal stories from medical practitioners in rural and remote Australia. These rural doctors diagnose physical and mental... More
28 October 2019 - “If you cast your mind to the word ‘paramedic’ in the future, don’t just think about the ambulances rushing around the city doing the fantastic work that they do. Don’t just think about the TV shows. Remember that somewhere out in the remote areas of... More
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27 September 2019 - The Vision of the National Rural Health Alliance is healthy and sustainable rural and remote communities, and as such we recognise the severe risks that man-made climate change poses to... More
25 September 2019 - Congratulations to Lindsay Cane AM for winning the Third Sector CEO of the Year award last night! Lindsay is the CEO of Royal Far West... More
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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
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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
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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