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Shape the way your community responds to the health, wellbeing and safety challenges faced by Agricultural communities throughout Australia and internationally. Now is the time to be part of the future and lead the way in Agricultural Health in your community!

Healthy and Sustainable Agricultural Communities (HMF702) is a core subject of Australia’s only Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine run by the National Centre for Farmer Health and Deakin University. If you would like to understand agricultural health from the other side of the fence, and make a difference to the health, wellbeing and safety of Australia's farming families — then this is the course for you.

Commencing in Trimester 2 (July), the Healthy and Sustainable Agricultural Communities (HMF702) unit is completed entirely online.

Those enrolling or enrolled in the Graduate Certificate are eligible to apply for a scholarship of $1650.

Scholarship applications are open April 15th and close Midnight, Sunday 26th May.

Read more & apply Click here

For information about the Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Health and Medicine Click here
The NCFH have recently been invited to collaborate with the Institute for Compensation, Safety and Recovery Research (ISCRR) at Monash University to contribute to an independent evaluation of the Victorian Government quad bike rebate scheme for WorkSafe Victoria.
If you are a Victorian primary producer who has (or had) a quad bike on your property we would appreciate your feedback on why you did (or did not) take part in this scheme.

This electronic survey will take no more than 2-3 minutes to complete with survey respondents going into a draw to win 1 of 3 Apple iPads. You may also be invited to take part in a short telephone interview (~20 minutes) where, if selected, you will receive a $50 gift card for your time—CLOSING THIS WEEK.

Read more: Click Here
Metalcorp and the National Centre for Farmer Health have continued their successful partnership in 2019.
Cattle Crushes play a vital role for farmers when working with livestock so the safety features of the equipment is important in keeping the farmer and the animal safe. Following an extensive review of Metalcorp’s CLASSIC PLUS® Crush, CATTLEMASTER® Crush and the HOBBYMASTER® Vet Crush by the National Centre For Farmer Health, these crushes have been issued with a safe farming tick of approval.

Together, Metalcorp and NCFH strive to making a difference to farmers’ lives.
Read more: Click here

Each Wednesday we feature a Farmer Health fact sheet from 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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