Policy Issues

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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National strategy improving access and outcomes for people with pain

The National Pain Strategy has been a catalyst for major change in the way pain is understood and managed in Australia. All Australian states have now adopted...More

By Lesley Brydon
Painaustralia

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Policy Issues
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 Issues
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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