breakdown silos: network different departments and agencies into a one stop local presence for local people.

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Committment to minimum 3 year funding for service provision to enable sufficient time to design, implement and evaluate services to a level that allows both consumer and service provider confidence.

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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... more

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Each accreditation panel or equivalent for rural health education provides must include a member with specific rural expertise and a consideration of indicators and metrics that are supportive of positive rural practice andcommunity engagement

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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... more

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There is a pressing need for further research on the health needs of the incarcerated population, both within correctional facilities and more importantly, after release.

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Support and funding to local Councils to partner with local organisations in the delivery of locally relevant and targeted active communities programs.

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The RHA advocates for health and wellbeing policy that is place based and works across existing policies silos (eg health, social welfare, regional development, education and training).

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Having a local sedation protocol for MRI and other non-painful procedures in children in regional and rural hospitals will enhance the experience of the family by reducing waiting time, travel time to tertiary hospitals and decreasing the need for general anaesthesia!!

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Aboriginal women are leading the way in the call for 'birthing on country'. For indigenous women this provides generational connection to country and potential for cultural healing as well as multiple social benefits. All women deserve the opportunity to stay in their own communities... more

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Being in a state of chronic stress in the early years of life often brought on by the conditions of poverty can lead to serious health effects in later life. Fund and develop systems of advocacy for the knowledge of boots of the ground staff (within ACCHOs etc.) to be elevated within the system... more

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Urban based allied health, nursing and medical students ought to be exposed to positively framed
rural health practice content in their curricula. The content should express rural and remote
practice in a positive manner highlighting the value of rural and remote placements for the... more

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Pollinators around the world are in decline. Without them our crops fail and food becomes scarce. Do not forget that biodiversity, drought and pesticides contribute to wellbeing. If there are missing bits in natural systems it is just like missing services in health systems and correlates with... more

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Working with mothers before leaving the justice system via parenting courses and pre-release work experience, and providing help with housing and mentoring - keeps them from re-offending and keeps there kids reunited with their mum and avoids necessity of OOHC.

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With remote Australians 35% more likely to die within 5 years of a cancer diagnosis, we recommend more investment into prevention and early detection (screening and symptom awareness/ early diagnosis) programs, as well as easier access to treatment for regional Australians.

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Recommend that there are at least minimal staffing levels in Maternal and Child Health Services in all Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Communities in the interest of improving health and closing the gap This staffing to include a Child Health Nurse and an Aboriginal and/or Torres... more

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Upgrade to NBN is essential so we can take advantage of technological opportunities towards improving access.

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We call on governments (state and federal) to introduce performance and accounting measures that measure wellbeing in the broader sense (complete state of physical ,social and emotional wellbeing not merely the absence of disease or infirmity), rather than the narrow focus on KPIs related to... more

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The health sector has a large carbon footprint and must become more environemntally sustainable.We recommend that standards for all health professions include competencies for and standards for environmental sustainability.This will embed the requirement for health professional education to... more

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That the market based models central to the National Disability Scheme and aged care scheme are reviewed to develop a place based model for rural and remote communities and an approach based on self determination and the choice of community controlled models of disabilty service provision for... more

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