Issue 58

Policy
Pumped Hydro Energy Storage – pumped rural health

Our health is strongly influenced by social and environmental factors. Pumped Hydro Energy Storage systems could bring new industries and jobs to rural and remote areas;...More

By Andrew Phillips
National Rural Health Alliance

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Policy
The importance of broadband to health outcomes in rural and remote Australia

Secure, stable and universally available broadband would bring many opportunities for the Royal Flying Doctor Service to extend and expand its services, po...More

By Martin Laverty
Royal Flying Doctor Service

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Health Professionals & Practice
Continence information in one online location

The Australian Continence Exchange is a central online hub of continence resources from a range of organisations. It will help health professionals access ...More

By Maria Whitmore
Continence Foundation of Australia

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Health Services & Programs
Forum identifies priority areas for health in the Pilbara

The Pilbara Collaborative Health Forum, held last November, brought together health, education, police and community representatives. It many intersections...More

By Kerida Hodge
Rural Health West

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health
Dietitians take action for reconciliation

The Dietitians Association of Australia launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan in February 2017. The DAA, together with other key organisations, has...More

By Maree Hall
Dietitians Association of Australia

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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health
Tobacco smoking a leading health risk among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre is a portal to a wealth of resources for those working with communities and people to reduce smoking rates....More

By Millie Harford-Mills
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

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Health Conferences & Events
A Conference that leads to real changes

The 14th National Rural Health Conference is far more than just a talk-fest or networking event – it is an opportunity for individuals to contribute their ...More

By Leanne Coleman
National Rural Health Alliance

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Health Services & Programs
Supporting children with autism, their parents and teachers through tele-consultancy

Early research results are showing that schools, parents and children are benefiting from a tele-consultancy approach to supporting teachers and others...More

By Tess Cosgrove
Autism CRC

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Health Services & Programs
Lions Outback Vision Van one year on

The Lions Outback Vision Van is delivering specialist eye health services to underserved communities across regional and remote Western Australia. In its f...More

By Lucy Dobson
Lions Outback Vision

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