NRHA News

My Health Record opt out dates announced

The Alliance backs My Health Record

Monday, 21 May 2018

My Health Record is a major government initiative to create an online summary of everyone's health information.

All Australians will automatically get a My Health Record by the end of this year, unless they choose to opt out of the system.... More

Health Budget has new announcements about rural health
Tuesday, 8 May 2018
New funding to attract more doctors to country areas has been welcomed by the National Rural Health Alliance, Australia’s peak body for rural and remote health. “We are pleased tonight’s Federal Budget allocates $550 million over 10 years to...
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One of three codeine posters available to download
Tuesday, 24 April 2018
People who take medicines containing codeine are changing the way they manage pain.  Since February 1, these medicines are no longer available over the counter. To assist with the transition, the National Rural Health Alliance has...
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Rural Health Minister Bridget McKenzie addressing the #6rrhss
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...
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Partline screen shots
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...
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Laptop with tablets on screen
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...
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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...
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Medicare
05 March 2015 - The Alliance has been working closely with the Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and its health members - which includes organisations such as the Public Health Association of Australia and the Consumers Health Forum - on the issue of the... More
Mental health infographic
05 March 2015 - The team at the Alliance recently joined Mental Health Australia in the largest ever mental health delegation to federal Parliament. The team from the Alliance, along with 90 other delegates from the non-government sector, went to Parliament House to... More
05 March 2015 - It’s only a few weeks before the Royal Far West 2015 Ride for Country Kids officially kicks off in Moree. The National Rural Health Alliance is encouraging people to support the initiative by sponsoring a team or rider. This charity fundraiser and cycling... More
Parked cars
05 March 2015 - It’s not just the cost of travelling to access health care which is an impediment to rural and remote patients; it’s also the logistical issues they face. A recent survey conducted by the... More
Photo and Poetry Competitions
05 March 2015 - In conjunction with each National Rural Health Conference, Friends of the Alliance hosts an amateur Photographic and Poetry Competition to celebrate life in rural and remote Australia. The... More
Heywire Logo
19 February 2015 - Entries for Heywire 2015 are now open. Through Heywire young people from rural and regional Australia can share their story in any format: video, audio, song, text or photos. This year Heywire celebrates 17 years as a powerful platform for the... More
16 February 2015 - It’s going to be a big year with the 13th National Rural Health Conference being held in Darwin, 24-27 May 2015. We are expecting over 1,000 delegates who are passionate about the health and wellbeing of people in rural and remote Australia to be... More
10 February 2015 - Partyline is the flagship publication of the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA). It is issued three times a year, and holds a unique place as the national magazine for good health and wellbeing in rural and remote Australia. Packed with policy... More