The National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA), a non-government organisation for rural and remote health, has launched a new strategic plan alongside the re-appointment of Tanya Lehmann as Chair at its 28th Annual General Meeting.
“I am honoured to lead the Alliance, particularly at this time where we have an increase in membership, and a new strategic plan to guide us over the next few years. The Alliance has 41 national members and our strength of one voice is continually growing,” said Ms Lehmann.
The vision of the National Rural Health Alliance is “…healthy and sustainable rural, regional and remote communities
“The vision of the National Rural Health Alliance is “…healthy and sustainable rural, regional and remote communities”, and the new strategic plan will provide a keen focus on the solutions that are possible within the rural health sector and beyond, as we continue to strive to improve the health of people in rural Australia.”
In her address Ms Lehmann paid tribute to outgoing Board Member, Lindy Swain and welcomed incoming Viney Joshi. As well as this, the continuity of the board was assured with the re-election of Stephen Gourley (Deputy Secretary), Julianne Bryce (Treasurer), Nicole O’Reilly (Secretary), Dan Mahony, Peter O’Meara and Lynne Strathie.