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Partyline #61, November 2017 is out now

Thursday, 30 November 2017

Partyline #61, November 2017 is out now at http://ruralhealth.org.au/partyline

In this issue John Kelly from the Heart Foundation describes how the Foundation’s Heart Maps show the great inequity in heart health across Australia, including that deaths... More

Poverty fact sheet
Friday, 24 November 2017
The National Rural Health Alliance has updated its Fact Sheet on Poverty in Rural and Remote Australia to include new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics on mean income and wealth in Australia and healthcare cost access...
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Piggy bank with thermometer
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
On 31 October, 2017 representatives from the National Rural Health Alliance joined colleagues from COTA and Consumers Health Forum of Australia to speak at the second public hearing of the Senate Community Affairs Reference Committee...
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Silhouettes on red earth
Thursday, 26 October 2017
A new report prepared by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s Centre for Community Child Health has revealed a growing divide in health and wellbeing between children in remote Australia and their peers in urban areas. The...
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In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural and remote Australia.
Friday, 20 October 2017
In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural and remote Australia. The...
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map of australia showing all heart admissions by region
Friday, 20 October 2017
New data released from the Heart Foundation shows that deaths from heart disease are 60% higher in rural and remote areas of Australia, compared to metropolitan areas. Hospitalisations due to heart attack are double the metropolitan rates...
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Monday, 2 October 2017
Affordable, acceptable and appropriate access to health services for country people was the central theme to emerge at the recent annual gathering of the Council of the National Rural Health Alliance. In his editorial in this issue of...
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09 April 2015 - The April issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) will be out soon and has articles on a range of important rural and remote health topics. To whet your appetite, here is a summary of some of them.   Not just a fisherman’s wife: Women’... More
07 April 2015 - It is a tragedy that every year about 30 children die on Australian farms. Farmsafe Australia has released a checklist on Child Safety on Rural Properties. The checklist covers important safety concerns on things such as ‘A safe place to play’, ‘Water’, ‘... More
02 April 2015 - In this message, Gordon speaks with Martin Laverty of the Royal Flying Doctor Service about some of the key challenges the RFDS and the Alliance (of which it is a founding member) face. Click on the link and make spending... More
30 March 2015 - The National Rural Health Alliance is proud to co-sponsor the Health-e-Nation Leadership Summit 2015. The theme for this year’s Summit is ‘Integrating Health through Change: people, design, data and mobility’. It has attracted a range of experts from the... More
croakey health blog
15 March 2015 - The Prime Minister’s recent description of life in remote Aboriginal communities as a “lifestyle choice” and the Barnett Government's decision to review the viability of remote communities has created much comment. Gordon Gregory, CEO of the... More
13 March 2015 - Prime Minister Abbott's view about people who live in remote areas - particularly Indigenous people - has caused something of a storm. NRHA's CEO hopes that Australia does not give up on its more remote areas.       ... More
12 March 2015 - Welcome to A Minute with Gordon, the Alliance's new video message series with our CEO, Gordon Gregory. Our vision for A Minute with Gordon is to engage with those interested in rural and remote health through short video messages that are informative and... More
The BushWire
06 March 2015 - The National Rural Health Alliance's monthly e-newsletter has undergone some changes. The latest is a new name – The BushWire. Our monthly e-newsletter is an important part of our communication about matters of importance in rural and remote health and... More