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October 2016


Australian Government boosts funding for Manning Health Precinct

31 October 2016

Media release

The Taree Health Precinct has been given a further boost thanks to the Australian Government’s announcement that Newcastle University will receive $29.24 million between 2016 and 2018 under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.


Australian Government boosts funding to support Geraldton Health Precinct

28 October 2016

Media release

The Geraldton Health Precinct has been given a further boost thanks to the Australian Government’s announcement that the University of Western Australia will receive $39.8-million between 2016 and 2018 under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training (RHMT) program.


Federal Coalition Government boosts funding for Dubbo Health Precinct

25 October 2016

Media release

The Dubbo Health Precinct has been given a further boost thanks to the Australian Government’s announcement that Sydney University will receive $51.7 million between 2016 and 2018 under the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training program.


Patient Day for Lung and Ovarian Cancer Patients in Taree

24 October 2016

Media release

Lung and ovarian cancer patients in Taree participated in a community organised event to provide support for these people and their loved ones, and raise awareness about the needs of cancer patients in rural areas.


Australians Make Healthier Choices With Health Star Ratings

21 October 2016

Media release

More Australians are choosing healthier packaged foods, thanks to the Health Star Rating (HSR) system, according to new campaign evaluation research.


Rural Medicine Australia Conference

20 October 2016

Media release

Regional, rural and remote health reform is one of the Australian Government’s key health priorities.


New Survey Provides Valuable Data on the Status of Eye Health Conditions

13 October 2016

Media release

The Australian Government has launched the National Eye Health Survey Report on the prevalence and causes of vision impairment and blindness around the nation.


Launch of Nursing White Paper on Health Reform

11 October 2016

Media release

The Australian Government has acknowledged an important White Paper, prepared by the Australian College of Nursing, which details the role of nurses in future health and aged care reform.


Coalition Government announces regional training hub funding round

06 October 2016

Media release

Attendees at the Federation of Rural Australian Medical Educators (FRAME) meeting were reminded that rural and remote health is built on the commitment, expertise and courage of the regional, rural and remote health workforce.

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