Thursday, 12 April 2018 Senator Bridget McKenzie, Federal Rural Health Minister, recently gave the Alliance a large public tick of approval.
"Growing up in country Victoria, I share the goals and vision of the National Rural Health Alliance," she told a packed...More
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 The latest Partyline (out now at http://ruralhealth.org.au/partyline) has a focus on the health of children, families and new mothers living in rural and remote Australia.
In this issue you will read about: the award winning Wide Smiles...More
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 “What are my options since codeine was rescheduled?”
ACRRM is working with the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA), CRANAplus, and the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) to ensure that rural doctors and other health...More
Monday, 12 February 2018 The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) was represented at a meeting of the Rural Health Stakeholder Roundtable in Canberra last week. Nineteen of the twenty groups attending the roundtable are member organisations of the NRHA. The aim...More
Tuesday, 6 February 2018 Codeine rescheduling in rural and remote communities - your questions answered
Do you have questions relating to the rescheduling of codeine and associated issues? The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM), in...More
Thursday, 1 February 2018 As of 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine need a prescription.
The National Rural Health Alliance, with support from the Federal Government, is developing specialised information on this change.
If you would like to...More
15 July 2016 - Now that the election results are in, one of the most important areas for the new Government to address will be aged care.
In their National Press Club debate on 13 July 2016, Ian Yates (Chief Executive of the... More
30 June 2016 - Leading rural health researchers from around Australia are preparing to participate in the 5th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium in Canberra, on 6 and 7 September 2016. The Symposium is an opportunity for a dynamic line-up of leading... More
23 June 2016 - The Alliance has just released the latest addition to its series of infographics highlighting different aspects of rural and remote health. This infographic is the third in the series and focuses on remote Australia - where people experience the worst... More
31 May 2016 - A survey of Aboriginal traditional bush medicines leads the research papers published in the upcoming June 2016 issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health, the Alliance’s multidisciplinary resource for rural and remote health.
Authors Joseph Tucci and... More
13 May 2016 - The National Rural Health Alliance is encouraging everyone to think about rural health when they vote.
The Alliance is releasing a series of infographics highlighting different aspects of rural health, ... More
06 May 2016 - Throughout the Caring for Country Kids Conference, delegates were encouraged to visit the Sharing Shed to submit suggestions and recommendations for consideration by the Recommendations... More
03 May 2016 - The National Rural Health Alliance is disappointed that the Federal Budget fails to address the under-expenditure on rural health, which is in the order of $2 billion per year.
As the Budget prioritised a Smart Cities Plan that aims to foster... More
02 May 2016 - The nbn has just announced that its satellite service, Sky Muster™, is now available for sale by broadband retailers in regional, rural and remote Australia.
The nbn ran a national competition to name its new satellite and prior to the launch, six year old... More