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October 2017

Announcement of Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner today

21 October 2017

Media release

Emeritus Professor Paul Worley will become Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner.

Better safety and security for remote health workers

19 October 2017

Media release

The Australian Government is boosting its investment in training and professional support for health professionals working in the bush, with more than $250,000 being provided to develop training to improve personal safety and security.

Building a Stronger Health Workforce in Wannon

18 October 2017

Media release

The Assistant Minister for Health, Dr. David Gillespie and Member for Wannon, Dan Tehan are acting on concerns raised at recent forums in August 2017 about the recruitment and retention of medical professionals in Portland and Warrnambool.

$3.4M funding for drug and alcohol treatment services across the North Coast

11 October 2017

Media release

The NSW North Coast region is well placed to fight alcohol and other drug misuse, with the North Coast Primary Health Network commissioning a range of innovative early intervention, treatment and workforce development services.

Action on Tumut Health Services

09 October 2017

Media release

Health experts held a special meeting this week aimed at overcoming the shortage of doctors and other health services in the Tumut region.

Federal Coalition Government delivers funding for new Local Drug Action Team to tackle ice, drugs and alcohol in the community

05 October 2017

Media release

The Port Macquarie–Hastings, Manning and Macleay communities are receiving one of 40 new Local Drug Action Teams rolling out across the country to tackle drug use and harm.

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