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Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health

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 Canberra.

Alliance Chairperson Nicole O’Reilly welcomed a COVID-safe number of... More

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Monday, 29 March 2021
It is human nature to find some good in adversity, and the global pandemic is no different. There are now two dimensions to COVID-19 running in parallel: the execution of the vaccination program and the ongoing preparedness and response to...
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Screen captures of the speakers and host of the websinar.
Monday, 29 March 2021
The Alliance, in partnership with HESTA, recently hosted a webinar on alternative funding arrangements for primary health care, which provided more than 140 participants with the very latest in research and thought leadership in Australia...
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Thursday, 25 March 2021
The Alliance was one of the first two organisations to give evidence in the initial hearing for the NSW Upper House Inquiry into health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote NSW. The NSW Upper...
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Build 'Em Up podcast
Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Showcasing upbeat rural health stories from communities and towns around Australia is the goal of the Build ‘Em Up podcast which kicked off in March 2021. The National Rural Health Alliance produces the monthly podcast to share the voices...
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AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Feb 2021
Monday, 1 March 2021
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health offers original research investigating rural health workforce factors. These research papers demonstrate that there are strong associations between having a rural...
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Monday, 1 March 2021
As a member of the Australian Stroke Alliance (ASA) Rural and Remote Health Advisory Council, we are pleased that one of the country’s largest ever research grants has been awarded to the ASA to transform stroke response times and treatment...
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Closing the Gap
22 November 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance – the peak advocacy body representing the health needs of 7 million Australians – is joining the 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak bodies that have written to Council of Australian Governments (COAG) First... More
Microscope
20 November 2018 - Improving the health of people in rural, regional and remote Australia will come under the microscope of leading national and international experts in the field at the 15th National Rural Health Conference... More
chips and burger
29 October 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance has called for the development and roll out of a national obesity strategy, with a focus on communities living in remote rural areas, in a bid to improve Australians’ diets and bring down the high levels of obesity.... More
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17 October 2018 - The viability of rural and remote communities depends on access to quality health services, which, in turn, relies on being able to attract a highly trained, sustainable health workforce. The Australian Journal of Rural Health, in its trans-Tasman... More
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12 October 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance today highlighted the startling figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report Diabetes Indicators for the Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2016-2020. The report shows that people in... More
11 October 2018 - Australia and New Zealand’s leading rural health organisations have joined forces to provide a broader focus for the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH). The October 2018 issue of the AJRH marks the start of an ongoing collaboration between the... More
11 October 2018 - The mental health picture is stark. A group of researchers, led by Associate Professor Russell Roberts (Charles Sturt University, Editor in Chief, AJRH) identify the increased risk of early death of people living with mental health issues in rural... More
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09 October 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of a Productivity Commission inquiry into the role of mental health in the Australian economy and the best ways to support and improve national mental wellbeing. But... More