THE Senate is set to investigate the potential of Australia’s big regional centres, and the challenges facing them, in an...

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13th Feb. 2015 5:02 PM

RESIDENTS of towns in rural and regional Australia can now search online to find out how big the doctor shortage is, with...

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02nd Feb. 2015 3:02 PM

RURAL doctors with already stretched profit margins could be forced to charge the $5 co-payment after the government...

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10th Dec. 2014 4:12 PM

A PANEL of rural health experts will review the national incentives program for GPs.

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01st Dec. 2014 3:12 PM

A GOVERNMENT report shows school attendance rates are worse in regional Queensland than they are in Brisbane.

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21st Nov. 2014 5:11 AM

FRASER Coast movie producer Maya Weidner said living in a regional area was no obstacle to chasing her dreams.

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20th Oct. 2014 4:10 PM

AUSTRALIANS have nominated more than 6000 locations across regional, remote and outer metropolitan areas of the nation as...

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07th Oct. 2014 12:10 PM

THE first round of the Abbott government's $1 billion stronger regions fund grants is now available.

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01st Oct. 2014 4:10 PM

POLICE are looking at introducing changes to ensure officers in regional and rural areas are not working alone.

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25th Sept. 2014 6:09 AM

RURAL and regional family day care centres may struggle to meet new government criteria to qualify for funding, Labor...

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18th Sept. 2014 5:09 PM