In The Media

Aug 03, 2015 OPINION: Country living puts heavy toll on health
Statistics on rural health make sobering reading, writes Dennis Pashen.
Aug 03, 2015 Taylor defends freeze on Medicare rebate
Federal Member for Hume Angus Taylor has responded to NSW Senator Deborah O’Neill’s call for the Abbott Government to immediately lift its “harsh” Medicare rebate freeze on GPs and address the “shocking state of healthcare” in rural and remote Australia.
Aug 03, 2015 Happier but not healthier
WE MIGHT be happier living in small communities, but our health is poorer than that of our city counterparts. WE MIGHT be happier living in small communities, but our health is poorer than that of our city counterparts.
Jul 31, 2015 National Rural News highlights
Study paints poor picture of regional health Regional Australians are more likely to die from a wide range of illnesses and live shorter lives than people in cities.
Jul 31, 2015 Garvan Institute of Medical Research report reveals lower life expectancy in Wimmera
WIMMERA residents will not live as long as their city counterparts, according to new medical research.
Jul 31, 2015 DNA revolution holds key to better rural health
GENOMIC technology may hold the key to bridging a vast health gap which has led to remote Australians having a 40% higher death rate than those in the cities. The new Medical Research and Rural Health Garvan Report has revealed shocking statistics about the city-rural divide.
Jul 31, 2015 Rural people dying younger
A NEW report has confirmed what many have long suspected - people in rural and remote areas of Australia are dying sooner and have higher rates of suicide, chronic disease and mental health issues than those who live in bigger cities and towns.
Jul 30, 2015 Boom or bust in gender studies?
Boys, girls and all that jazz; Outsourcing to MOOCs; It’s a mystery darling, a
Jul 30, 2015 New report paints a damning diagnosis
A NEW report has painted a bleak picture for the health of rural and regional populations across
Jul 29, 2015 Suicide risk rural rise
SUICIDE rates are 66 per cent higher in rural Australia than in our cities, and there are 40 per cent more deaths from all causes in remote areas.
Jul 29, 2015 This one factor almost guarantees a shorter life
A shocking new report has shown that there is one lifestyle factor that practically assures you on a shorter life expectancy, dying from cancer or diabetes, and it’s not smoking, drinking or eating the wrong foods.
Jul 28, 2015 Poorer health shows why Medicare freeze is the last thing the bush needs
The Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) says a report released today by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research - showing that health outcomes for rural Australians are much poorer than for their urban counterparts - demonstrates why the Federal Government should immediately lift its
Jul 28, 2015 Regional Australians dying earlier: report
A new report paints a bleak picture of health for those living in the
Jul 28, 2015 乡下人健康远输城里人 年轻人自杀率高一倍
(澳洲日报讯)加文医学研究所(Garvan Institute of Medic
Jul 28, 2015 Rural health report launched at AGIC
A NEW report published by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research brings the most pertinent evidence-based data together to better understand the health issues facing Australian rural and regional populations.
Jul 28, 2015 Rural health report launched at AGIC
A NEW report published by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research brings the most pertinent evidence-based data together to better understand the health issues facing Australian rural and regional populations.
Jul 28, 2015 Rural Australian's health suffering
The health of Australians in rural and remote areas is generally poorer than that of people in cities, a new report shows. Suicide rates are 66 per cent higher in the country than in Australian cities, while deaths from all causes in remote areas is 40 per cent higher.
Jul 28, 2015 Report highlights health disparity
A Garvan Institute report has highlighted the gap in health outcomes between rural, regional and metropolitan Australia.
Jul 28, 2015 Rural health worse than in cities – report
SUICIDE rates are 66 per cent higher in the country than in Australian cities, while deaths from all causes in remote areas is 40 per cent higher.
Jul 28, 2015 Bush health gap ‘can be closed’
People living in rural and remote areas have poorer health than other Australians and should not be forgotten in the search for medical treatments and therapies, according to a new analysis by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.