Alliance News

Partyline screen shot

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...
More
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...
More
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...
More
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...
More
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...
More
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...
More
28 July 2014 - Nick Goodwin, CEO of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC), was in Australia in July for meetings in Newcastle and Canberra. While he was at the annual Primary Health Care Research... More
28 July 2014 - The Department of Health, via Stream 2 funding of the Rural Health Continuing Education (RHCE2) program, supported a Forum in Melbourne recently on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health coordination. It was run by the Brien Holden Vision... More
23 July 2014 - At a meeting of the Social Determinants of Health Alliance (SDOHA) on 14 July, those in attendance were introduced to ANDI. The Australian National Development Index (... More
02 July 2014 - Shaping health policy to improve rural health outcomes 2-3 September 2014
Old Parliament House, Canberra
The 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium will bring together a critical group of people for improving rural and remote health... More
01 July 2014 - Would you like to present a paper at the 13th National Rural Health Conference? Submitting an abstract is the first step. Abstracts can be submitted online via the Alliance’s website from 1 August to 28 November 2014. The Conference website will contain... More
26 June 2014 - In Mount Isa today a group of interested individuals and agencies agreed some of the key ways forward to make the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) work well in more remote areas. The... More
20 June 2014 - On 17 June Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, officially launched the $6.5 million e-Mental Health in Practice initiative (eMHPrac) at Parliament House in Canberra. eMHPrac will provide training and support for GPs, psychologists, social workers,... More
20 June 2014 - The Alliance has expressed its views to the Senate Inquiry about Government Bills that provide a framework to abolish Health Workforce Australia (HWA) and the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA). The Alliance emphasised the importance of... More