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AJRH Volime 28 No6 Dec 20

December AJRH: Drowning prevention and remote challenges with workforce and COVID-19

Monday, 11 January 2021

The December issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health looks at drowning prevention: there’s a systematic literature review on the next steps for rural and... More

CouncilFest 2020 video screen shots
Friday, 11 December 2020
The Council of the National Rural Health Alliance held its annual gathering of member representatives CouncilFest from 30 November to 1 December 2020. The Council meeting, held online due to COVID-19, was attended by representatives of...
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Thursday, 10 December 2020
The December issue of our quarterly online magazine Partyline is now available, focussing on prevention, early intervention and innovation in primary care.  Creating healthy rural communities requires more than a focus on illness...
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AJRH cover
Tuesday, 24 November 2020
The October issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available. Several articles focus on workforce issues: the regional distribution of private dental practices and dentists; recruitment and retention of rural physicians...
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Partyline screen shot issue 72 September 2020
Monday, 28 September 2020
We are pleased to announce that the September issue of Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s quarterly online magazine, is now available. With our recent webinar on food security, position statement on economic support for...
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AJRH cover
Friday, 4 September 2020
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is now available. In this issue, Alliance CEO Gabrielle O’Kane writes on the future of telehealth post COVID-19 (we need it to stay, but need to fix quality and accessibility...
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Phot and poetry image
Monday, 10 August 2020
There’s just three weeks left to get your entries in for the 2020 #loverural Friends Photo and Poetry Competition. The Friends Photo and Poetry Competition celebrates life in rural Australia – so we want to see words or images that...
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Parliament house
13 February 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance and Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health have conducted a rural health forum for Federal MPs and stakeholders in Parliament House to seek the political parties’ positions on a range of rural health issues... More
Young health worker with patient
08 February 2019 - A new study released by the Australian National University and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Health Workers Association has shown the Indigenous health workforce is not growing in line with population growth. The study found that Census... More
Country Women’s Association of Australia President, Tanya Cameron and Dr Jennifer Chambers, who represents the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons – Rural Surgery Section
31 January 2019 - Congratulations to two Alliance Council Members who were awarded Order of Australia Medals as part of the Australia Day Honours. Country Women’s Association of Australia President, Tanya Cameron, was awarded an OAM “for service to the community,... More
Two people with laptop and back physio
19 December 2018 - Rural communities will gain better access to GP services through initiatives announced in yesterday’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook report, but Australia’s peak rural health organisation asks: “Where are the important allied healthcare services... More
Man sitting on the ground
12 December 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance, Mental Health Australia and Royal Flying Doctor Service has welcomed the findings of a Senate Committee’s Inquiry into Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia. The three... More
Food measeuring
10 December 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance has welcomed the report by the Parliamentary Select Committee Inquiry into the national obesity epidemic, which has accepted most of the Alliance recommendations to provide solutions to this Australia-wide problem.... More
Governement logo and parliament house
30 November 2018 - The Liberal National Government will provide the nation’s peak health groups and advisory bodies with $23.5 million over three years to help build a healthier Australia.  Organisations such as the Australian College of Nursing, the Consumers... More
My Health Record family photo
28 November 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance – Australia’s peak rural health body representing more than 7 million Australians – has welcomed the legislative changes to My Health Record which have passed through Parliament.... More