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Rural health services

Rural and remote health

Many organisations, along with the Australian Government, have developed support programs for people living in rural and remote areas.

New South Wales

Health services in rural and remote NSW might be harder to access than in urban areas, but an online search can show services in your area.

Queensland

Queensland's rural and remote regions make careful planning and preparation essential to help you meet the challenge of accessing health services.

South Australia

South Australia’s rural and remote health services are very important to the 1 in 5 SA residents who live outside the greater Adelaide metro area.

Tasmania

Tasmania's rural and isolated regions make careful planning and preparation essential to help you meet the challenge of accessing health services.

Victoria

Regional and rural Victoria's health services are important to all in the state. Knowing where they are will give you confidence when you need help.

Western Australia

Western Australia's vast rural and remote regions make careful planning and preparation essential to help you find health services when you need them.

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Rural and remote living

Find out what eHealth support, rural health services and other support services are available to you and your family living in the country and remote areas.

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Health services for rural families

Learn more about rural health services such as the Patient Assisted Travel scheme, telehealth, access to hospitals, pregnancy and childbirth care.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Depression and anxiety in rural men

Isolation and difficulty accessing services are some of the challenges faced by men living in rural and remote communities.

Read more on beyondblue website

Rural issues - coping with stress

People who live and work in rural and remote communities have to deal with hardships such as unpredictable climate and market conditions, financial strain, social isolation, long working hours and reduced access to services.

Read more on Better Health Channel website

Maternity services in rural NSW

If you live in rural or remote NSW, find out what maternity services are available to you during your pregnancy and when you give birth.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Payments for rural and remote Australians - Australian Government Department of Human Services

A range of payments and services is available to support people living in rural and remote areas.

Read more on Centrelink website

How to deal with isolation if you live in a rural or remote area | Isolation and loneliness | ReachOut Australia

Finding a job, friends and health services is a lot harder when you live outside of a major city. Check out our tips on how to overcome these rural and remote hurdles.

Read more on ReachOut.com website

Maternity services in rural Queensland

If you live in a rural or remote part of Queensland, find out what maternity services are available to you during your pregnancy and when you give birth.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Rural and Remote

There can be a range of needs for rural palliative care patients and their families, including access to palliative care services, information about illness, practical care and support

Read more on CareSearch website

eHealth support for rural families

Here is a trusted listing of health support resources available online, via video or by the telephone for children and families living in the country areas.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

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