Improved advocacy and community education /forums about elder abuse in our rural and remote communities.
The research highlights the need for increased service providers, improved networks that may utilise technology to reach the geographically isolated and interagency collaboration to... more

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Since the roll out of the NDIS, a crisis has developed in the availability and delivery of disability services in regional and remote Australia. This is due to the thin markets in smaller communities that make delivery of fee for service clinical operations nonviable. In summary, the current... more

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National Cervical Screening Guidelines to change eligibility for HPV self-sampling to once eligible always eligible. Rather than waiting for a woman to become underscreened again (& therefore eligible for self-sampling), once eligible always eligible.

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Rural Health needs to be engaging more with Local government authorities to create a ground swell in taking a wellness approach across all ages in community thus increasing the capacity for care
This can have a significant collective impact which keeps evolving for health services and... more

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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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Having a local sedation protocol for MRI and other non-painful procedures in children in regional and rural hospitals will enhance the experience of the family by reducing waiting time, travel time to tertiary hospitals and decreasing the need for general anaesthesia!!

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Aboriginal women are leading the way in the call for 'birthing on country'. For indigenous women this provides generational connection to country and potential for cultural healing as well as multiple social benefits. All women deserve the opportunity to stay in their own communities... more

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Friends of the Alliance support the Alliance's commitment to growing and strengthening the rural consumer and carer voices. We commit to this action as part of our overall role of working collaboratively and in partnership through engaging and promoting consumer and carer focused... more

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We recommend action in regards to rural and remote access to pain services, based on the National Action Plan for Pain Management.

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Expansion of rural health multildisciplinary training program to include a broader range of health disciplines (eg. pharmacy)

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