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This year the National Centre for Farmer Health is releasing its BIGGEST SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES EVER to support rural professionals in post-graduate study that can truly assist them in making a difference. Over $15,000 in scholarships are available to rural professionals from across Australia and the globe to study Australia’s only Agricultural Health and Medicine course.

Study with us in 2021 and be part of the next wave of rural professionals who collaborate, inspire and lead their communities to improve health, wellbeing and safety. More than ever, farming communities need rural professionals working with them who understand the health, wellbeing and safety challenges of farmers, agricultural workers and their families.

Applications close November 1st 2020 so apply online now: CLICK HERE

We are pleased to announce the launch of our newly designed website to better serve our farming, clinical, and educational communities.

Over the past few months we’ve been working very hard, despite COVID-19, on a complete overhaul to make our website visually appealing, easier to navigate, more user-friendly and mobile-compatible. It’s packed with additional new features, the latest resources and research to better improve your health, wellbeing and safety.

With way too many exciting features to list in a short eNews we invite you to see for yourself! CLICK HERE

Mental Health 4 Ag – Your time can make a big difference!
Being online, you can participate from your own home in interactive workshops that involve a range of activities such as virtual brainstorming, ranking of ideas and group discussion. Just a couple of hours of your time will make a huge difference to what we know and might just help save someone’s life in your community.

Not being able to access mental health services that understand farming life and work is one of the biggest barriers farmers face when experiencing depression. We want to change this by training members of farming communities to help their peers experiencing depression.

The best people to help create this service are people from farming communities who understand and have walked in their shoes.

To find out how you can contribute, contact Alison Kennedy on 5551 8587 or alison.kennedy@wdhs.net.

To read more about MH4Ag: CLICK HERE

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