Alliance News

Rural Arts and Health focus: stories wanted for Partyline

Thursday, 18 July 2024

Do you have a positive story about an arts program that benefits the health of rural people or communities? The next edition of Partyline will focus on arts and health programs and the positive impact these programs can provide in rural and remote areas. Have a story about... More

Monday, 8 July 2024
Wiley has published a collection of journal articles to mark NAIDOC Week which includes three articles from the Australian Journal of Rural Health in the Medicine and Healthcare section. The ‘2024 NAIDOC...
Wednesday, 26 June 2024
The Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen spoke to ABC Online on the role of nurses in the bush and called for more funding to be allocated to bush nursing as well as greater recruitment of health professionals...

Healthcare providers at the Mareeba and Communities Family Healthcare

Monday, 24 June 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is delighted that the Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Mark Butler, has...
Thursday, 20 June 2024
We warmly welcome the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZCO) as the newest member of the National Rural Health Alliance.   RANZCO is the medical college responsible for the...
Wednesday, 19 June 2024   MEDIA RELEASE  
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) congratulates Professor Jenny May AO, a long-term ally of the Alliance, on her...
Tuesday, 18 June 2024
An article in The Guardian Australia, written by Gabrielle Chan, calls out on ‘urban narcissism’ displayed by some urban medical practitioners when it comes to rural healthcare delivery. Referring to the...
Dental worker with patient
04 December 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (Alliance) is pleased to see that several of our key recommendations on access to dental services in rural Australia have been... More
Alliance council members during 30th anniversary social event.

NRHA council members and staff.

29 November 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) will move into the new year with great vigour, with new Board members elected at the 32nd Annual General Meeting... More
ACA Australian Counselling Association logo
13 November 2023 - We warmly welcome the 50th Member of the Alliance, the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).  ACA is Australia's largest single registration body for counsellors and psychotherapists with over 16,... More
Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen
10 November 2023 - ‘People in rural and remote areas face a range of stressors unique to living outside major cities. ‘Rates of self-harm and suicide increase with remoteness and people who experience suicidality, are more likely than the general population to have a... More
National Rural Health Month November 2023
01 November 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - Today marks the beginning of National Rural Health Month - a month which highlights the inequities that rural, regional and remote Australians face when trying to... More
Angel Flight Australia logo
27 October 2023 - We warmly welcome our newest member, Angel Flight Australia, a charity that coordinates free, non-emergency flights and transfers people living remotely across Australia to access specialist medical treatments. Established in April 2003, Angel Flight... More
AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 31 Issue 5
23 October 2023 - The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, Volume 31 Issue 5, is out now. The Alliance editorial, ‘Rural access to dental and oral health services,’ is co-authored by... More
Two men talking on a rural property
13 October 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - As Mental Health Week wraps up today, the National Rural Health Alliance highlights the dire need of more effective place-based approaches and coordinated efforts... More

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