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Rare Voices Australia

Rare Voices Australia (RVA) is the peak body for Australians living with a rare disease. RVA provides a strong, unified voice to advocate for policy as well as health, disability and other systems that work for people living with a rare disease.

Vision and mission

RVA is dedicated to working with all key stakeholders to drive the best outcomes for Australians living with a rare disease.

RVA provides collaborative leadership for the development and implementation of rare disease policy in Australia.

How Rare Voices Australia can help

RVA's person-centred focus sees RVA working with all key stakeholders including governments, key peak bodies, researchers, clinicians, and industry. They advocate for the best outcomes for Australians living with a rare disease.

As Australia’s peak body for Australians living with a rare disease, RVA focuses on broader systemic policy development and change.

They provide RVA Partners with rare disease policy support, advocacy mentorship and strategy, access to education and more.

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This information was originally published on healthdirect - Rare Voices Australia.

Last reviewed: February 2021

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