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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Living longer, living better.
24 May 2013 - The Alliance has made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Committee Inquiry into... More
Supporting rural Medicare Locals – report now online
21 May 2013 - Over 40 people concerned with the coordination of healthcare services in rural and remote areas attended a Policy Think Tank conducted by the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA), National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) and the Australian... More
12NRHC Priority Recommendations
11 April 2013 - The seventeen priority recommendations from the Conference in Adelaide deal with rural and remote aspects of health-related infrastructure, clinical services, health workforce, and improved targeting of programs related to chronic conditions among... More
12th National Rural Health Conference Presentations
10 April 2013 - All keynote presentations and selected concurrent sessions can now be streamed from the 12th Conference website as they become available.
12NRHC - Strong Commitment, Bright Future
10 April 2013 - Delegates in Adelaide at the 12th National Rural Health Conference have reconfirmed the sector‟s commitment to a bright health future for rural and remote areas and some of the means by which it will be achieved. Minister Plibersek gave the closing... More
Teamwork
13 March 2013 - What is the role of Medicare Locals in delivering good health and wellbeing to rural and remote Australia and how can they be supported? Why not apply the tried and true rural model – teamwork! A... More
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