NRHA lobby Federal and State Treasurers to urgently provide zonal incentives for people who choose to live and work in RRR communities.

This investment in the future of RRR communities could include, but should not be limited to, taxation, reduction in hecs debts, reductions in stamp duty... more

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With an estimated 20,000 new cases per year Australian Lyme disease patients are undiagnosed, misdiagnosed and untreated, resulting in a significant health burden, socially and financially. We recommend the National Rural Health Alliance support immediate national action for this disease cohort... more

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Rural health education is as challenging as rural health. Accreditation bodies need to develop a deep understanding and knowledge of the particular rural context and challenges of health program education has n rural and remote Australia.

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Steps to be taken to provide appropriate dental services to rural and remote regions in need.

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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... more

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Provide financial support for domestic allied health students for accommodation and transport (aligned with that offered to medical students) to support rural and remote placements along with improved bursaries to compensate students for income loss while on rural or remote placement. Increase... more

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Friends of the Alliance support the Alliance's commitment to growing and strengthening the rural consumer and carer voices. We commit to this action as part of our overall role of working collaboratively and in partnership through engaging and promoting consumer and carer focused... more

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We recommend action in regards to rural and remote access to pain services, based on the National Action Plan for Pain Management.

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Build/incorporate community-level roles into all rural health professionals job descriptions, enabling them to expand their practice beyond individuals and address community social and cultural determinants of health. E.g. incorporate roles like community relationship building, partnership... more

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Alcohol causes significant harm to rural communities. We need to address this unacceptable burden by putting in place fiscal policies, restricting the availability of alcohol and effectively regulate advertising so children are not exposed to alcohol ads.

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Investigation of intentional building of health clusters in mid and small sized towns to broaden the health service mix and health job mix to make places more attractive to health professionals.

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Delegates should join the End Alcohol Advertising in Sport campaign of which the Country Women's Association of Australia are a supporter. This will help address some of the commercial and social determinants of health by stopping alcohol ads to kids.

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-Build local education partnerships with action and humour. Engage hard to reach community members with free, fun events. Then capacity build on successful programs.

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1. Health should not be politicized
2 State government should be removed from delivering all community based services (get the crocodiles out of the pond)
3. Local councils should resume control of the community based serviced based on community need. This needs to be done... more

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Make sex and gender minorities (SGM) and sex workers (SW)-affirmative training mandatory in all mental and physical healthcare education.

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Co-produce, with the allience membership, a 5-10 year strategic plan for the Alliance. Thereafter, develop a a strategic management plan.

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That the Imminent Birth Education Program be promoted as required training for rural and remote clinical staff (non-midwifery workforce) in non-birthing facilities Australia wide.

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That training providers and funders are implored to run data and statistical staff development programmes in rural and remote areas. This is necessary to ensure rural people are researched with and not just about and to ensure a diversity of views in data collection, analysis, dissemination and... more

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Funding for rural and remote medical students to retain them via scholarships such as the RAMUS and bonded placements along with return of service models should be continued and increased. This models could also be implemented for other eHealth professionals.

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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... more

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