Support to deliver epilepsy care
As a health care professional, you may know that Epilepsy Action Australia (EAA) provides support, information and services to those living with and affected by epilepsy. You may not know that EAA now provides Practice Nurses and GPs with federally funded support to assist with...Read More
Applications close 16 June 2023
Women in Leadership Scholarship
CAA offers the Women in Leadership Scholarship to encourage more women to step into leadership roles and to support the further development of current women leaders in the ambulance sector.
Free palliative care resources
Tailored [email protected] resources for health professionals are now available and applicable Australia-wide.
The Palliative Care Clinic Box is a free resource clinicians can use to educate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...Read More
Free hepatitis advice
Did you know hepatitis B and hepatitis C are the most common and burdensome blood-borne viruses in Australia? Without treatment, they can cause liver disease and liver cancer.
However, both hepatitis B and hepatitis C are preventable and have effective treatment. For hepatitis C, there’s...Read More
80 years of Regional Arts Australia
For 80 years, Regional Arts Australia (RAA) has facilitated opportunities, increased access and provided support to celebrate Australian stories.
In 1943, our founder, Miss Dorothy Helmrich OBE, saw a need to bring the arts to people living outside Australian...Read More
Antidepressant research study
The George Institute for Global Health is conducting the ALIGNED study, looking at how pharmacogenomics can help to find the right antidepressant medication for people with depression.
Pharmacogenomics is a simple genetic...Read More
Several Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Grant Opportunities relevant to rural and remote research are now open on the...Read More
Caring for people experiencing mental ill health
Minds Together is a new suite of programs, developed by Everymind, for the partners, spouses, family members, friends and colleagues who provide most of the support to people experiencing mental ill health and suicidal distress.... Read More
Health and disaster preparedness
The Department of Rural Health at the University of Melbourne is looking at ways to understand how mental and physical health and wellbeing, along with access to health services, can be challenged during widespread disruptions from pandemics and natural disasters, as well as how...Read More
COVID-19 safe exercise guidelines
Exercise & Sports Science Australia has launched newly developed COVID-19 Exercise Guidelines.... Read More
National clinical trial
The IC3 Liver Health Study is now recruiting patients across Australia for valuable research to improve liver screening by general practitioners (GPs) in practice.
Rates of liver cancer are steadily increasing both globally and within...Read More
Stillbirth clinical care standard
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released the Stillbirth Clinical Care Standard. The National Rural Health Alliance is pleased...Read More
Nursing lived experience study
The University of Newcastle, School of Nursing and Midwifery, is conducting research that aims to reveal the lived experience of Australian remote and rural nurses who have assisted in a disaster event.
If you are a registered nurse (RN) and have assisted in a...Read More
Mental health research opportunity
Are you struggling with an episode of depression? Have you been diagnosed with depression or bipolar disorder and are seeking support you can access remotely?
Researchers at the Food and Mood Centre at Deakin University are looking for volunteers to participate in a...Read More
Free support for First Nations dads
SMS4DeadlyDads is a new adaption of the mainstream SMS4dads service that has been developed for, by and with First Nations dads.
SMS4DeadlyDads sends short texts with tips, info and support to soon...
Early childhood nutrition PD – survey
Are you a primary healthcare professional who works with children under five years?
Researchers at Sydney Local Health District are conducting a project to develop and evaluate Connecting the Dots – A National Nutrition Service. The program is led by Karitane in...Read More
Rural health consumer panel
Would you like the opportunity to contribute to a better understanding of the unique health and wellbeing challenges of people living in rural and regional areas? Do you have time to complete a few surveys each year to provide feedback on your experiences with rural and regional health care? Are...Read More
Support for healthcare providers
The Australian Contraception and Abortion Primary Care Practitioner Support Network (AusCAPPS) is a free national online community of practice designed to help GPs, practice nurses and community pharmacists to provide long-acting reversible contraception and early medical...Read More
Support for major depressive disorder
Researchers at Deakin University have developed DepressionASSIST, a new website for family members, partners and friends of adults with major depressive disorder.
DepressionASSIST provides information not only about depression and its treatment, but also about ways family...Read More
New graduate nurses – study
Have you recently completed your new graduate nurse year in a rural area? Did you recognise or care for a deteriorating patient?
The University of New England School of Health is conducting a study to explore the experiences of the new graduate registered nurse (NGRN...Read More
Information on disability support
The Disability Gateway is a free, Australia-wide service to help people with disability, their families and carers, find trusted information and services.
It’s accessible, easy to use and a great way to connect to supports in your area like health care and wellbeing...Read More
Eating disorders eLearning
The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) has recently developed a new online training program, Eating Disorder Core Skills: eLearning...Read More
Free online IBD education for GPs
You now have access to a range of GP and physician education resources to support you in the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) through Crohn’s & Colitis Australia’s GP Aware Project....Read More
Free breast cancer exercise program
You are invited to a free breast cancer exercise and wellness program.
YWCA Encore is an award-winning exercise program for women who have had breast cancer or preventative mastectomy.
The eight-week (two hours per week) prescriptive course of land and pool-based...Read More
Support for rare diseases – survey
The Rare Disease Awareness Education, Support and Training (RArEST) Project aims to develop helpful resources and training for health professionals in their care of people living with a rare disease.
Did you know the average full-time GP has 74 active rare disease...Read More
Online perinatal mental health tools
Social isolation, extended waitlists and living in remote and regional communities can sometimes make it difficult to access more traditional perinatal support services. The Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) have developed a range of evidence-based...Read More
Sexual violence response training
Monash University and the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine have developed an online training course for health practitioners in recognising and responding to patients who have experienced sexual violence.
This three-unit, CPD-accredited...Read More
Assistive technology research project
Australian Catholic University are currently recruiting participants for a research project to explore clinician’s perspectives of the considerations and challenges of providing assistive technology in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia.
The aim of the project...Read More
Help us help dads
PANDA is partnered with SMS4dads to help dads understand and connect with their baby and partner through free text messages that provide info, tips and encouragement specifically for fathers.
They are working to create text messages for dads whose...Read More
Bush Support Line
The CRANAplus Bush Support Line provides free, confidential support for remote and rural health workers and their families.
The Bush Support Line is open 24 hours, seven days a week.
Call 1800 805...Read More
Sky Muster troubleshooting guide
An Interactive Trouble Shooting Guide for Sky Muster & Sky Muster Plus is now available.
This guide is designed to be saved to a...Read More
Personal walking plans
Heart Foundation Walking is a free program for anyone who lives in Australia. Walking groups are located in different locations across Australia.
For those who are not able...Read More
Get connected, stay connected
The Regional Tech Hub provides independent, free advice about telecommunications services for people who live and work in regional, rural and remote areas of Australia.
You’ll find resources to...Read More