Policy development papers such as discussion papers and issues papers are prepared to stimulate discussion on an issue of importance to rural and remote health. The views and opinions in the papers do not necessarily represent those of the National Rural Health Alliance or any of its Member Bodies.

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Document Title Date
Submission to the COVID-19 Response Inquiry 15 December 2023
Submission to the Medical Board of Australia on recognition of Rural Generalist Medicine as a new field of specialty practice within the current specialty of General Practice 12 December 2023
Unleashing the Potential of our Health Workforce – Scope of practice review Response to Phase 1 stakeholder consultation survey 26 October 2023
Submission to the NSW Legislative Assembly Select Committee 13 October 2023
Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into equitable access to diagnosis and treatment for individuals with rare and less common cancers, including neuroendocrine cancer 31 August 2023
The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport – Inquiry into Diabetes 31 August 2023
Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration Inquiry into Migration, Pathway to National Building 28 July 2023
Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care National Health and Climate Strategy consultation 24 July 2023
The Joint Select Committee on Northern Australia Inquiry into Northern Australia’s workforce development 23 June 2023
National Health Reform Agreement Addendum mid-term review: submission by the National Rural Health Alliance 09 June 2023
Senate Select Committee into the Provision of and Access to Dental Services in Australia 02 June 2023
Submission to the independent review of health practitioner regulatory settings 08 March 2023
Productivity Commission – Inquiry into the effectiveness of Part 3 of the Future Drought Fund Act 2019 03 March 2023
Submission to Senate Standing Committees on Community Affairs Inquiry into the extent and nature of poverty in Australia 10 February 2023
National Rural Health Alliance – 2023–24 Pre-Budget Submission 27 January 2023

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