Alliance News

June 2019 edition of AJRH now online

Tuesday, 18 June 2019

What impact has Medicare had on rural Australia?

Editor in Chief Prof Russell Roberts charts Bob Hawke's contribution and asks these question in his editorial.

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"One of his many major reforms was the... More

Mark Diamond, Minsiter Greg Hunt, Dr Jo Walker
Friday, 14 June 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance will help ensure rural health is central to the Federal Government’s proposed 10-year Primary Health Care Plan. National Rural Health Alliance CEO, Mark Diamond, and Director of Strategy and Policy...
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Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Congratulations to Royal Far West, CEO, Lindsay Cane, who was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia “for significant service to community health, particularly in regional areas” in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Awards. Lindsay has been the...
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Partyline
Friday, 31 May 2019
The May 2019 issue of Partyline is now on  the website. From preconception to young adulthood, from parenting a premature infant in a rural area to keeping children safe on farms, this issue of Partyline has a focus on childhood and the...
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Wednesday, 15 May 2019
With just days left until the Federal election, the Alliance says there is no clear policy winner when it comes to promises for improving the health of people living outside capital cities. “We’ve had bits and pieces announced but none of...
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Monday, 13 May 2019
At this month’s National Aged Care Alliance (NACA) face-to-face meeting two important propositions were passed that may well be a harbinger of things to come. The propositions were that two special interest groups be established: one with a...
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Wednesday, 1 May 2019
The National Rural Health Alliance launched its 2019 Election Charter:  Rural Health Matters! in Parliament House. Tanya Lehmann highlighted the need for policy planners to understand that the normal market models for supplying...
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12th National Rural Health Conference Presentations
10 April 2013 - All keynote presentations and selected concurrent sessions can now be streamed from the 12th Conference website as they become available.
12NRHC - Strong Commitment, Bright Future
10 April 2013 - Delegates in Adelaide at the 12th National Rural Health Conference have reconfirmed the sector‟s commitment to a bright health future for rural and remote areas and some of the means by which it will be achieved. Minister Plibersek gave the closing... More
Teamwork
13 March 2013 - What is the role of Medicare Locals in delivering good health and wellbeing to rural and remote Australia and how can they be supported? Why not apply the tried and true rural model – teamwork! A... More
National Medical Training Advisory Network to be established
01 March 2013 - During 2012, Health Workforce Australia produced three volumes of Health Workforce 2025 and in November 2012 they presented policy responses to these reports to Health Ministers. One of the actions agreed by Health Ministers as a result was to... More
A new Social Determinants of Health Alliance was launched in Canberra on Thursday 7 February
08 February 2013 - The Senate Inquiry relating to the WHO Social Determinants of Health report Closing the gap within a generation is throwing a very useful spotlight on this critical issue. Just how can Australia reduce the inequities in people’s access to resources,... More
01 February 2013 - Submission to Senate Inquiry on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Bill 2012 The Alliance’s submission broadly reflects a belief that the needs of people with a disability, their carers and service providers in rural and remote... More
12NRHC preliminary program now available
21 November 2012 - There has been strong interest in presenting at the 12th Conference with over 500 abstracts received and an exciting first program now available. For everything you need to know about the 12th Conference... More
RAMUS applications for 2013 are now open
20 November 2012 - Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme - Applications for 2013 are now open. VIsit the RAMUS website for more... More