Alliance News

Alliance council members during 30th anniversary social event.

NRHA council members and staff.

New Board members at National Rural Health Alliance

Wednesday, 29 November 2023

The National Rural Health Alliance (the Alliance) will move into the new year with great vigour, with new Board members elected at the 32nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) this month.

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ACA Australian Counselling Association logo
Monday, 13 November 2023
We warmly welcome the 50th Member of the Alliance, the Australian Counselling Association (ACA).  ACA is Australia's largest single registration body for counsellors and psychotherapists with over 11,000...
Alliance Chief Executive Susi Tegen
Friday, 10 November 2023
‘People in rural and remote areas face a range of stressors unique to living outside major cities. ‘Rates of self-harm and suicide increase with remoteness and people who experience suicidality, are more...
National Rural Health Month November 2023
Wednesday, 1 November 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
Today marks the beginning of National Rural Health Month - a month which highlights the inequities that rural, regional and...
Angel Flight Australia logo
Friday, 27 October 2023
We warmly welcome our newest member, Angel Flight Australia, a charity that coordinates free, non-emergency flights and transfers people living remotely across Australia to access specialist medical treatments...
AJRH Australian Journal of Rural Health Volume 31 Issue 5
Monday, 23 October 2023
The latest issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, Volume 31 Issue 5, is out now. The Alliance editorial, ‘Rural access to dental and oral health services,’ is co-authored by Director, Policy and...
Two men talking on a rural property
Friday, 13 October 2023   MEDIA RELEASE  
As Mental Health Week wraps up today, the National Rural Health Alliance highlights the dire need of more effective place-based...
WIN News reporter with camera man and producer with conference attendees in the background
10 August 2022 - The 16th National Rural Health Conference, held in Brisbane on 2-4 August 2022, was once again a great success. It gained a great deal of media attention where topics of rural health collaboration, innovation and bridge-making took centre stage. The... More
Episode 16 - Aboriginal Community-Controlled Art Centres – Keeping Elders Strong and Connected
29 July 2022 - Our podcast series Build ‘Em Up has released 16 episodes celebrating positive stories from rural people helping their local communities. You can listen to the podcast, which is... More
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,... More
Partyline issue 79 screen grab
09 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 allied healthcare services will and are adapting.... More
Build 'Em Up Podcast Episode 14 Emma Sullings Happiness ina box
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 of... More
NRHA Australian election 2022 rural health priorities
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 estimates there is a spending shortfall of $4... More
Partyline screen grab
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,... More
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... More

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