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National Sorry Day – 26 May 2022

The Office of the National Rural Health Commissioner would like to pay our respects to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia.

Feedback for PRIMM round 2 grant applicants now available

We have written feedback for those who applied for our second round of grants under the Primary care Rural Innovative Multidisciplinary Models (PRIMM) grant opportunity. This will assist them in submitting an application in the next round.

Workshop on rural allied health service and learning consortia

On 1 June 2021, more than 90 stakeholders from all over Australia gathered in Queenstown, Tasmania to discuss service and learning consortia for allied health.

Previous news

30 April 2021 – Second Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner announced

22 March 2021 – Press conference at Parliament House

12 March 2021 – First of 2 Deputy National Rural Health Commissioners announced

12 March 2021 – Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner announcement, Wagga Wagga

8 December 2020 – Telehealth supports people living in the bush

18 November 2020 – National Rural Health Commissioner backs rural generalists to improve maternity outcomes

3 July 2020 – Government appoints new National Rural Health Commissioner

19 June 2020 – Rural Health Commissioner presents findings to rural stakeholders

19 June 2020 – Parliament paves way for permanent Rural Health Commissioner

12 June 2020 – Rural Health Commissioner Office extended to improve rural healthcare

28 October 2019 – Rural Health Commissioner reappointed to inject GPs to regional areas

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