Farmer Health Blog

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On the road again...
These past few months we have had the opportunity to go back out and about to connect with various rural communities.
May 2, 2022
Remaining mobile for active farming
Learn some simple, easy exercises to help improve your mobility and remain mobile for active farming.
April 12, 2022
The role social media plays in creating a safer, healthier...
Panel discussion exploring the influence social media has on health and safety culture in agriculture, and how we can use it to create a safer, healthier...
April 8, 2022
Fuelling for increased energy
Di Dixon takes a deep dive into the impact good (and poor) nutrition can have on your health and wellbeing.
March 25, 2022
The health and wellbeing of rural women
When you think of a woman on a farm, what picture comes to mind? Is it an image of them holding a baby on their hip waving their husband off for the day, then...
March 9, 2022
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