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The countdown is on!
 
With less than 50 days to go to #Run4FarmerHealth at the Melbourne Marathon Festival, it’s time to dust off your running shoes, sign up and start training!
 
Run, jog or walk your way through the streets of Melbourne and finish with a lap of the MCG. Thanks to the support from the Harcourts Foundation you are welcome to join us at the team village after your event and high five each other on a job well done.
 
All our runners will receive a Run 4 Farmer Health visor and the next 50 runners to sign up will also receive a Wannon Water water bottle. 
 
So get outside, get active and support the programs that make a difference to farmers’ lives.
 
For further information, to register or donate CLICK HERE

Over $15,000 of scholarships available
 
Want to do something that sets you apart? Want to know what makes agriculture Australia’s most dangerous occupation? Join us in making a difference to the lives of farmers and their communities. Develop your skills, knoweldge and understanding of agricultural health, wellbeing and safety. Challenge yourself with Australia’s only Post-Graduate Agricultural Health and Medicine Program.
 
A number of scholarships are available in 2019 for core unit HMF701. Valued from $1650, there are 3 scholarship categories including an open category for all rural professionals; Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and Veterinarians, Optometrists and Psychologists.

To read about our past students and international expert reviews of HMF701 CLICK HERE 

Scholarship Applications are NOW OPEN and close October 14th 2018. TO APPLY CLICK HERE
 
To learn about the course & how to apply online  CLICK HERE


Are you a young Australian rural adult, aged 18-34? 

Have you managed a health challenge? Survived an accident? Lived with flood, bushfire or drought? Cared for someone with a disability? Have you had another life-changing experience? 

Do you want to use your experience to make a real difference in your rural community? 
Then join us for our next digital storytelling workshop.

Join like-minded people in a FREE workshop (we’ll even pay for your travel and accommodation!) and learn how to tell your story in a powerful and creative way. The story you create can be shared to help understand the challenges rural people take on and inspire others to take action on improving their health, wellbeing and safety.
Not sure whether you want the world to connect you and your story? It’s your choice whether you identify yourself or remain anonymous.

When: 25-27 September, 2018
Where: Hamilton, Victoria
Want to know more? Fill in our Expression of Interest form HERE 
or contact Alison Kennedy on (03) 5551 8533 or alison.kennedy@wdhs.net
Good health, wellbeing and safety: Making a difference to farmers’ lives.

When:
 12 September, 2018
Where: Hamilton Performing Arts Centre, 113 Brown St, Hamilton, Victoria
Cost: Free

Online registrations are now closed, but you can still register by contacting Cecilia Fitzgerald on (03) 5551 8533 or cecilia.fitzgerald@wdhs.net

Each Wednesday we feature a Farmer Health fact sheet from www.farmerhealth.org.au on Facebook and Twitter. 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!   
Interested? Read other fact sheets   health   safety
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