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Developing RACCHOs model of health care

Thursday, 15 July 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 big regional centres have shorter lives, higher levels of disease and injury and poorer access to and use... More

Man and woman silhouetted against the background
Tuesday, 6 July 2021
The Alliance and the team at the Australian Journal of Rural Health (the Journal) have acknowledged Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers and communities during NAIDOC Week 2021. Published by the...
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Dr MacKinnon
Friday, 2 July 2021
The rural health workforce has risen to the challenge of keeping Australian communities safe from the COVID-19 virus. Rural GP Duncan MacKinnon is on the front line of the pandemic response in rural NSW running...
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Partyline website screen capture
Friday, 2 July 2021
Welcome to the June issue of Partyline, where we shine a light on different approaches in rural health education and training and highlight examples of rural health research being applied in health services and...
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Gabrielle O'Kane speaking
Tuesday, 29 June 2021
The Alliance has taken a ‘pulse’ survey of people passionate about rural health to collate their views on the Australian Government’s My Health Record. The majority of responders among the Alliance Friends group...
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AJRH Special Issue on rural health education and training
Friday, 25 June 2021
The largest‐ever issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health is out now offering a comprehensive reflection on rural health education in Australia and New Zealand. Edited by Dr Anne Jones and Associate...
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Seven people in group photo at the event
Monday, 29 March 2021
Calls for an overarching National Rural Health Strategy were well received by politicians from all sides of politics at the recent Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health event at Parliament House in...
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National Medical Training Advisory Network to be established
01 March 2013 - During 2012, Health Workforce Australia produced three volumes of Health Workforce 2025 and in November 2012 they presented policy responses to these reports to Health Ministers. One of the actions agreed by Health Ministers as a result was to... More
A new Social Determinants of Health Alliance was launched in Canberra on Thursday 7 February
08 February 2013 - The Senate Inquiry relating to the WHO Social Determinants of Health report Closing the gap within a generation is throwing a very useful spotlight on this critical issue. Just how can Australia reduce the inequities in people’s access to resources,... More
01 February 2013 - Submission to Senate Inquiry on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Bill 2012 The Alliance’s submission broadly reflects a belief that the needs of people with a disability, their carers and service providers in rural and remote... More
12NRHC preliminary program now available
21 November 2012 - There has been strong interest in presenting at the 12th Conference with over 500 abstracts received and an exciting first program now available. For everything you need to know about the 12th Conference... More
RAMUS applications for 2013 are now open
20 November 2012 - Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme - Applications for 2013 are now open. VIsit the RAMUS website for more... More
“NRHA Presents…” on rural health TV Channel 600
19 November 2012 - In Episode 1 Highlights from Glenelg, join Australia’s leading rural health researchers at the 3rd Rural and Remote Scientific Symposium in Adelaide as they consider some key issues affecting health and wellbeing in rural and remote areas. Visit the... More
Oral health care for the long-term
18 November 2012 - The Government’s dental reform package recognises that people in rural and remote areas are among the most under-served when it comes to oral health. It targets... More