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New Partyline out now!

Wednesday, 3 October 2018

The September 2018 issue of Partyline has just hit the website, and is full of news from around the rural and remote health sector.

Articles are organised under sections of:
Rural Health Policy;
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health;
Mental Health;
Chronic Disease; and ... More

Monday, 24 September 2018
Once a year the National Rural Health Alliance’s now 37 member Council gathers in Canberra to review the progress we have made as an Alliance, set new directions and strategies, and on the third day visit as many Parliamentarians as...
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My Health Record privacy is strengthened
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
The National Rural Health Alliance welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to strengthen the privacy provisions of My Health Record – Australia’s online health summary system. Alliance CEO Mark Diamond says last night’s announcement...
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Alliance calls for sugar tax
Thursday, 26 July 2018
  The National Rural Health Alliance has joined a growing number of health organisations calling for a tax on sugary drinks.  In its recent submission to the Senate Inquiry into Australia's obesity epidemic, the Alliance supports...
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My Health Record materials to download and share
Friday, 13 July 2018
The National Rural Health Alliance is urging all its 35 national member organisations to embrace My Health Record, and it asks that country people do not opt out of the system.  My Health Record is an online summary of a person's...
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Pat Turner
Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Pat Turner has spent decades at the forefront of policy innovation and change for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  As CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), Pat is also a leader...
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AJRH
Thursday, 21 June 2018
  A third of country people suffering moderate to high psychological distress don't think they have a mental health problem. That's the striking finding of research about to be published in the Australian Journal of Rural...
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14 April 2015 - One of the key outcomes of the National Rural Health Conference is the development of policy recommendations for Commonwealth, State and Territory governments. In this video the Alliance’s Senior Policy Advisor, Anne-marie Boxall, talks with Lesley... More
10 April 2015 - If you want to know what's the latest news from health service consumers and providers in remote and rural areas of Australia, or how the challenges they face compare with those in Australia's region to the north – then the 13th National Rural Health... More
10 April 2015 - The April 2015 edition of Partyline, the Alliance's flagship magazine, is now available online and posted copies will be arriving soon in subscribers’ letterboxes.... More
10 April 2015 - The Alliance was pleased with the number, scope and quality of applications received in the recent Round 6 of the RHCE2 program (3rd February – 3rd March 2015). The response confirmed the high level of demand and need for the continuation of the RHCE2... More
10 April 2015 - To date over $180,000 has been raised by our friends at Royal Far West through their annual charity bike ride. Led by Ride ambassador, former professional cyclist Scott Sunderland, twenty-eight riders commenced the Ride in Moree on 15 March and travelled... More
10 April 2015 - Linda has recently joined the Alliance team from an education and health background in both the public and private sector.  Linda says “at this stage of my career it is very important for me to be a part of an organisation with a strong social... More
10 April 2015 - Over the past month the Alliance has had planning and information meetings with a range of organisations and people. Gordon Gregory and Anne-marie Boxall had a meeting with Martin Bowles, Secretary of the Department of Health, to confirm the ongoing... More
09 April 2015 - Access to mental health in rural and remote areas has always been an area of great concern for the Alliance. In the last few months, the Alliance has been advocating strongly on the issue. On 11 March, for example, we joined Mental Health Australia at... More