The Alliance is pleased to announce David Butt as the new Chief Executive Officer of the National Rural Health Alliance.

David is currently CEO of the National Mental Health Commission.  His previous roles have included being the Commonwealth’s first Chief Allied Health Officer, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health, CEO of the Little Company of Mary and the Australian General Practice Network.

David will commence in October 2016.

5th rural and remote health sientific symposium
Rural and remote health was top of the agenda for more than 100 experts gathered for the 5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium this week.
Mans face
As part of Mental Health Week (9-15 October 2016) the Alliance produced a wealth of mental health resources with a rural and remote focus.
Early bird registration now open!
Early bird registration is now available for the 14th National Rural Health Conference in Cairns, 26-29 April 2017.  Register before 31 January 2017 to take advantage of this discounted rate.
The little book of rural health numbers
A recent report from the AIHW shows that some groups in Australia are at much higher risk of smoking or being exposed to second-hand smoke than others...