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Reflecting on our role in the COVID-19 response
For many of us working in healthcare we had been called back from our week of leave to assist with an outbreak of COVID – 19 (Omicron variety).
March 1, 2022
Child Safety on Farms: help us make a difference
Child farm safety is important as we want children to grow up learning and engaging in farming. However, we do not want to see any child get hurt.
February 1, 2022
Empowering farmers to take health into their own hands
The increase in digital literacy, coupled with the healthcare industry’s innovation in creating user-friendly, useful health and wellbeing digital platforms,...
December 17, 2021
Reflecting on two years of work at the National Centre for Farmer...
Reflecting on two years of work at the National Centre for Farmer Health.
December 14, 2021
Improving Digital Customer Experience For Farmers Through Design
The NCFH engaged Exco Partners to find better ways to engage with “hard to reach” regional community groups, build awareness of farming hazards, and create...
December 8, 2021
How to be a leader: no matter what your role is
Our research assistant Sonya Duke writes about her experience attending the 'Community Leader Fellowship' run by Farmers for Climate Action.
December 1, 2021
Meet the Team! Jessie Adams
I think the lack of access to services in rural areas is a challenge all Australian farmers have to deal with. It would be great to increase the cultural...
November 26, 2021
Meet the Team! Sonya Duke
Graduating from ANU with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science (Hons), where she majored in International Relations and Global Change Science, Sonya’s...
November 12, 2021
Meet the Team! Amity Latham
Amity joined the NCFH to support two Rapid Review Projects. After receiving a scholarship from Regional Development Victoria to undertake a PhD to address...
October 29, 2021
Meet the Team! Claire McKay
Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to Claire McKay. Claire joined the NCFH as a Research Assistant in 2021, using her Honours in Health and Medical...
October 15, 2021
Meet the Team! Morna Semmens
Meet Morna Semmens - our wonderful Agrisafe Clinician and Registered Nurse. When she is not looking after our local farmers through her work at the AgriSafe...
October 1, 2021
The most important aspect of a healthy farm is still a healthy...
Our former Director, Dr Susan Brumby, reflects on the past 13 years of the National Centre for Farmer Health.
September 1, 2021