National Strategic Framework for Rural and Remote Health

The Australian Government released a 'National Strategic Framework for Rural and Remote Health' in November, 2011 that promotes a new and nationally consistent approach to improving the health outcomes for Australians.

The Framework's goal is to:

  1. Improve access to appropriate and comprehensive health care
  2. Effective, appropriate and sustainable health care service delivery
  3. An appropriate, skilled and well-supported health workforce
  4. Collaborative health service planning and policy development
  5. Strong leadership, governance, transparency and accountability