Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Important online resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health celebrates 20 years

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, a unique resource making research and other information freely available for practitioners and policy-makers in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, has just celebrated its 20th anniversary....More

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Policy Issues
The National Rural Health Commissioner: a champion for rural healthcare

The RDAA welcomes the imminent appointment of Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner and hopes that the focus will be on delivering to the bush more healthcare professionals of every type....More

By Peta Rutherford
Rural Doctors’ Association of Australia

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Health Services & Programs
Collaborating to create local solutions for mental health care

Four organisations are working together to develop local community guidelines relevant to the clinical aspects of mental health care in rural communities....More

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Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine

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Rural & Remote Communities
Friends of the Alliance – a voice for rural and remote health consumers

Friends of the Alliance is a voice for health consumers and other grassroots organisations. By joining Friends you can add your voice and your perspective to the work of the National Rural Health Alliance....More

By Chris Moorhouse
Friends of the Alliance

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Playing a role in the prevention of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

The incidence of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are among the highest in the world......More

By Laurette Lubbers
RHD Program QLD

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