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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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11 October 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - This Mental Health Week, the National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) welcomes the launch of the National Mental Health Workforce Strategy 2022-2032 by the... More
Three people talking besides basketball court
10 October 2023     MEDIA RELEASE   - New data from Mental Health Australia and the National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling at the University of Canberra released today, World Mental Health... More
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09 October 2023 - Chief Executive of the Alliance Susi Tegen, speaking to SBS News on the federal inquiry into diabetes, said geographical isolation can compound issues for Indigenous people with diabetes. Ms Tegen said funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander... More
Telehealth chat on laptop with patient
03 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 Australia. “There’s an affordability aspect [to... More
Australasian Sonographers Association logo over landscape photo with National Rural Health Alliance logo
03 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... More
Build ‘Em Up Episode 29: Locals taking care of locals
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, Founder of Bell Cares, joining our podcast... More
A rural road at dusk
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 health outcomes, writes the Alliance Chief... More
Webinar In Conversation Round Table Series The importance of 'place' and its influenceon rural and remote health and wellbeing
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, on 12 October 2023 from 2.30 - 4pm (ACST... More

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