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2017 HMF701 Agricultural Health & Medicine
Applications & Scholarships are OPEN!

Don't sit on the fence!

Develop your skills and understanding of agricultural health, wellbeing and safety. Challenge yourself with Australia’s only Post-Graduate Agricultural Health and Medicine Program.
 
The program is aimed at rural professionals, health professionals, general practitioners, health care administrators and policy makers who would like to address the inequities, enhance their own knowledge of the health issues facing today’s rural and remote communities and make a difference. Don't just take our word for it - read testimonials from students and independent international experts. Scholarships are valued at $1500 and close October 30, 2016.

Learn about the course & how to apply online


Run 4 Farmer Health - Sunday 16th October
We made it to 100! Lets make 110!

How’s the prep going? We’ll soon find out!
The starters’ gun will be fired in a little over 2 weeks.
To make your experience a special one this year in Melbourne, exclusively for The Run 4 Farmer Health Team, we have organised a marquee, a physio, a massage table and, if you’re really brave, an ice bath.
Our team currently sits on 100 runners and we are looking for 110.
It’s not too late to rope in a friend - running is always better with a buddy.
Someone to share your nervous excitement with at the start line - someone to whinge to after the finish line!

Interested? Read more
 
Expect more at Elmore—FREE farmer health checks at Elmore! Visit us! 4-6 October 2016
While you are having a day off the farm, come and have a free 20-minute farmer health and lifestyle assessment. The health checks are designed to help YOU the farmer, take control of your health and raise awareness of the preventative health and wellbeing options available to keep you and your family farming.
We are teaming up with Rural Bank at the Elmore Field Days VIC on 4, 5 & 6 October 2016, so come and visit the friendly team at site 497 and invest in the most important asset of your agricultural business (YOU)!

Interested? Read more & check out our farmer health video
 
Wellness Wednesday

Each Wednesday we feature a Farmer Health fact sheet from www.farmerhealth.org.au on Facebook and Twitter as part of “Wellness Wednesday”.  These fact sheets are a useful resource to keep you on top of your game! You asked for a quick recap so here it is!!   

  • Quad Bikes - Quad bikes have been involved in many injures. Read more: http://bit.ly/1KeYYXJ
  • Asthma – Asthma is a lung condition which makes it hard to breathe. Read more: http://bit.ly/1OoIdrJ
  • Hay fever - Hay fever is very common and caused by many different things. Read more: http://bit.ly/1owumuo hard to believe in this wet weather!
  • Children & animals - Animals can cause injuries, children need to be taught the dangers. http://bit.ly/1T0xgF0
Interested? Read more fact sheets
 
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