The cap on HMR’s should be lifted (especially in rural and remote areas as this impacts the amount of patients that can benefit from HMRs) and HMRs need to be initiated by people other than GP’s.

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Consistent, ongoing funding and support for preventative health and health promotion to keep our populations well for longer

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Dementia care - greater focus on supporting carers and carer to carer support networks

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Encourage all health services (hospitals and clinics) to join up with the Global Green and Healthy Hospital network - a free global network that helps health services improve their environmental sustainability.

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Given the evidence demonstrating the impact of active research participation on health and wellbeing of rural Australians, we recommend:
1. Increased funding for rural research, to improve patient outcomes in regional communities.
2. Establishing and supporting academic and research... more

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We recommend that there is education of the current and emerging workforce (undergrad level) regarding the social determinants of health, and the importance of addressing these when managing people's health and wellbeing.

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The rural health research workshop has considered the draft research priorities identified through the National Rural Alliance Alliance submission to the MRFF when they called for submissions on the priority criteria for the scheme. While broadly supporting the priorities from NRHA the delegates... more

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That the Commonwealth Government re-introduce zone rebates on taxation to rural and remote health professionals that will reduce the taxation paid by medical officers, general practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals working in rural and remote Australia.

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Invest in training of ‘planetary health’ nurses, doctors and health professionals, who can work to embed concepts of planetary health and environmental sustainability in their workplace.

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That for a research project to be classed as “rural” at least one of the principal investigators should reside in the region, the next adjacent region or a rural or remote region similar to the proposed research. This ensures rural research capacity is developed and the community in question can... more

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Support the formation of a Sustainable Development Unit, which can work across health services in Australia to improve environmental sustainability and reduce emissions from the health sector (could be modelled off the UK Sustainable Development Unit).

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Exploring multidisciplinary approaches to practice and supervision especially for practitioners working with infants, children and families in the early intervention space (submitted for conference delegate)

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breakdown silos: network different departments and agencies into a one stop local presence for local people.

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Committment to minimum 3 year funding for service provision to enable sufficient time to design, implement and evaluate services to a level that allows both consumer and service provider confidence.

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We need to see increased research funds for rural. The effects of drought and climate change on rural population health, is data that will inform planning, for adaptation, including provision of most appropriate infrastructure, staffing in heat waves, water quality and quantity, disaster... more

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Each accreditation panel or equivalent for rural health education provides must include a member with specific rural expertise and a consideration of indicators and metrics that are supportive of positive rural practice andcommunity engagement

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Communities to establish place-based planetary health teams.
These could be led by First Nations people where possible, and guided by a range of health professionals, to enhance the health and wellbeing of people and their local, regional and global environment. Teams would learn together... more

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There is a pressing need for further research on the health needs of the incarcerated population, both within correctional facilities and more importantly, after release.

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Support and funding to local Councils to partner with local organisations in the delivery of locally relevant and targeted active communities programs.

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The RHA advocates for health and wellbeing policy that is place based and works across existing policies silos (eg health, social welfare, regional development, education and training).

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