Media Release

Media Advisory: Rural and remote health in the spotlight at Parliament House

11 September 2017

Rural and remote health advocates from all corners of the country are meeting in Canberra to discuss solutions to addressing the health deficit experienced by the seven million people living in rural and remote Australia.

On Tuesday 12 September, representatives will be attending an inaugural breakfast at Parliament House, hosted by the Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health and supported by the National Rural Health Alliance and the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Date/time: 7.30am – 9.00am, Tuesday, 12 September 2017
Venue: Senate Alcove, Parliament House, Canberra
More info: http://ruralhealth.org.au/sites/default/files/Breakfast_Program.pdf

The following speakers will be available for interview following the event:

Tanya Lehmann, Chair, National Rural Health Alliance
Martin Laverty, CEO, Royal Flying Doctor Service
Katherine Burchfield, Health Director, Royal Far West
Chris Moorhouse, Chair, Friends of the Alliance

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Media Release Contact Info: 

Amber Carvan
Director, Communications
amber@ruralhealth.org.au
0423 703 503