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Alliance welcomes new Member

Tuesday, 3 October 2023

We welcome our newest Member, Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA), to further our vision of healthy and sustainable rural, regional and remote communities across Australia.

ASA fosters, supports and advocates for sonographers as the experts in ultrasound, with a vision of... More

Telehealth chat on laptop with patient
Tuesday, 3 October 2023
Direct-to-consumer (DTC) telemedicine services are useful if they add to existing locally delivered services, Chief Executive of the Alliance Susi Tegen told InSight+ publication of the Medical Journal of...
Build ‘Em Up Episode 29: Locals taking care of locals
Friday, 29 September 2023
‘Senior citizens are the backbone of a town and important for social cohesion. They are not data but living, breathing people who have value. We need to make sure that they age in dignity,’ said Lesley Bryce...
A rural road at dusk
Thursday, 28 September 2023
The latest data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) certainly paints a dire picture of what continues to occur in rural and remote communities in relation to health access and...
Webinar In Conversation Round Table Series The importance of 'place' and its influenceon rural and remote health and wellbeing
Thursday, 21 September 2023
The Alliance has partnered with Centre for Health in All Policies Research Translation (CHiAPRT) to convene a webinar on the Importance of ‘Place’ and its influence on rural and remote health and wellbeing...
Group of young people at an outdoor table
Thursday, 21 September 2023
The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) is made up of 47 diverse national organisations seeking to improve the health status of people living in rural, regional and remote Australia. In...
Panelists at the Regions Rising National Summit hosted by the Regional Australia Institute
Monday, 18 September 2023
National Rural Health Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen called for better funding to improve health care in rural, regional and remote Australia, at the Regions Rising National Summit hosted by the...
26 September 2014     MEDIA RELEASE   - At its 23rd Annual General Meeting this week in Canberra, the 37 organisations in the National Rural Health Alliance elected a strong and experienced Executive... More
22 September 2014 - The higher level of security in Parliament House this morning lead to some successful all-Party collaboration to enable the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) to meet with parliamentarians as had been planned. The annual face-to-face meeting of the... More
11 September 2014 - NRHA was invited to make a submission to the Government’s independent review of after-hours primary care services, headed by Professor Claire Jackson. The Review’s recommendations to the Government are due by 31 October 2014. The NRHA... More
09 September 2014 - The next issue of Partyline, the Alliance’s news magazine, is scheduled for publication in November 2014. The deadline to submit items for consideration for this issue is Friday 3 October 2014. We are seeking contributions relevant to the health and... More
09 September 2014 - Participants in the 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium in Canberra last week committed to a National Strategy and Action Plan... More
08 September 2014 - On August 26, a number of members of the Alliance's staff were warmly welcomed to Winnunga Nimmityjah, the Aboriginal Community Controlled Primary Health Care Service in Narrabundah, ACT, by Julie Tongs, its CEO. Under the leadership of the late... More
04 September 2014     MEDIA RELEASE   - 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium, Canberra, 2-3 September 2014 Participants at the 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium held... More
28 August 2014 - The latest quarterly meeting between the NRHA and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) provided the opportunity for discussion on a range of issues relating to rural and remote health data and evidence. Staff of the AIHW reported... More

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