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Climate change is real and affecting rural communities already. There needs to be non-partisan commitment to funding locally informed adaptation plans, for rural communities. Different crops, different industries, different health risks, new environmental threats etc need to be considered,...

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Theme: Social determinants of health
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Recognise the impacts of climate change on rural communities (e.g. worsening drought in farming communities, or extreme weather events) and prepare for these events by strengthening a range of services e.g. mental health services for drought affected communities, schemes to support...

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Theme: Social determinants of health
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Communities to establish place-based planetary health teams.
These could be led by First Nations people where possible, and guided by a range of health professionals, to enhance the health and wellbeing of people and their local, regional and global environment. Teams would learn together...

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Theme: Comprehensive primary health care
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We need to see increased research funds for rural. The effects of drought and climate change on rural population health, is data that will inform planning, for adaptation, including provision of most appropriate infrastructure, staffing in heat waves, water quality and quantity, disaster...

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Theme: Rural research
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NRHA and member groups support the formation of local action groups in towns/regions (made up of health professionals from various disciplines) to work on climate change and health issues. These groups could work together to increase the resilience of their community to climate change and health...

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Theme: Social determinants of health
RecommendationsDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
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NRHA encourages all their member groups to sign on to the Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) National Strategy on Climate Health and Wellbeing. They can then advocate for politicians to support this strategy.

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Theme: Social determinants of health
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NRHA and member groups advocate to politicians and the media about the link between climate change and health, and the importance of action to mitigate climate change. This includes a transition away from dependence on fossil fuels (especially coal and gas) to 100% renewable energy - in a way...

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Theme: Social determinants of health
RecommendationsDelegate Recommendations are submitted by Conference delegates.
Concurrent Session Recommendations are submitted by session chairs.
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provide well supported, culturally safe conversations and knowledge sharing, with local mob and cross sectoral agencies, such as EPA, Health, Parks, Fire Service, forestry and Land management, to explore knowledge of survival in a fluctuating climate, including changing biodiversity, Indigenous...

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Theme: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health