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Episode 15: A sporting chance for everyone

Wednesday, 29 June 2022

In Episode 15 we chat with Nicki Bardwell, CEO of Fair Game. Fair Game has been around for over 10 years and delivers unique health and fitness programs and pre-loved sporting equipment to remote and under-serviced communities around Australia, predominantly in WA.

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Thursday, 9 June 2022
A great reality is emerging across healthcare services as rural, regional and remote Australia faces more natural disasters, more frequently. With more floods and bushfires, on top of COVID-19, primary and...
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Build 'Em Up Podcast Episode 14 Emma Sullings Happiness ina box
Wednesday, 25 May 2022
In Episode 14 of Build ‘Em Up we chat with Emma Sullings, founder of the Happy Boxes Project. This charity provides toiletries and beauty products to women and girls in remote parts of Australia. Their network...
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NRHA Australian election 2022 rural health priorities
Thursday, 31 March 2022
Rural people should be able to count on accessible, comprehensive, high-quality and affordable health care, reasonably close to home. But this fundamental expectation is frequently not met. The Alliance...
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Monday, 21 March 2022
In 2022, bold health reform is needed to support rural communities. The March issue of Partyline outlines some of the innovative work being undertaken and advocated for by service providers, universities,...
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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...
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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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Mark Diamond and Mark Coulton
24 June 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance has met with the new Federal Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government in the Coalition Government, Mark Coulton, to urge him to focus on improving rural health services. Outgoing NRHA CEO Mark... More
18 June 2019 - What impact has Medicare had on rural Australia? Editor in Chief Prof Russell Roberts charts Bob Hawke's contribution and asks these question in his editorial. Vale Bob Hawke "One of his... More
Mark Diamond, Minsiter Greg Hunt, Dr Jo Walker
14 June 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance will help ensure rural health is central to the Federal Government’s proposed 10-year Primary Health Care Plan. National Rural Health Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, and Director of Strategy and Policy Development, Dr Jo... More
11 June 2019 - Congratulations to Royal Far West, CEO, Lindsay Cane, who was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia “for significant service to community health, particularly in regional areas” in the Queen’s Birthday... More
Partyline
31 May 2019 - The May 2019 issue of Partyline is now on  the website. From preconception to young adulthood, from parenting a premature infant in a rural area to keeping children safe on farms, this issue of... More
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15 May 2019 - With just days left until the Federal election, the Alliance says there is no clear policy winner when it comes to promises for improving the health of people living outside capital cities. “We’ve had bits and pieces announced but none of the major parties... More
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13 May 2019 - At this month’s National Aged Care Alliance (NACA) face-to-face meeting two important propositions were passed that may well be a harbinger of things to come. The propositions were that two special interest groups be... More
01 May 2019 - The National Rural Health Alliance launched its 2019 Election Charter:  Rural Health Matters! in Parliament House. Tanya Lehmann highlighted the need for policy planners to understand that the normal market models for supplying services did not apply... More