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National Rural Health Alliance

Media alert - Climate and rural health breakfast

The National Rural Health Alliance, the peak body for rural and remote health in Australia, will host a breakfast with MPs and Senators today to highlight the links between climate change and rural health.


WHAT:                 Parliamentary Friends of Rural and Remote Health breakfast

WHEN:                 7:30am-9:00am TODAY Thursday 13 February

WHERE:               Senate Alcove, Parliament House CANBERRA

WHO:                   Professor Tony Capon, Director, Monash Sustainable Development Institute

Dr Arnagretta Hunter, cardiologist, ANU lecturer, Doctors for the Environment member

Professor Jenny May, Director, University of Newcastle Department of Rural Health and rural GP

Ms Tanya Lehmann, Chair, National Rural Health Alliance

                                Dr Gabrielle O’Kane, CEO, National Rural Health Alliance


All speakers are available for interview.


Media enquiries:             Tim Hurd, 0447 427 292,