Campfire Blog

It’s possible to reduce the stress of harvest… even during the...
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on October 06 at 7:30pm, “Seasonal and Contract Labour: It Works Both Ways” with Aimee...
September 30, 2021
Is your farm “mentally healthy”? The answer is probably in your...
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on September 22 at 7:30pm, “Practical Tips to Prevent Stress on the Farm” with Dr Kate Gunn....
September 15, 2021
The next generation of farmers needs your support… for their mental...
This topic was discussed as part of our online bonfire on September 8 at 7:30pm, “Supporting the Next Generation of Primary Producers.” As a child, Sam...
September 9, 2021
Farmers: you can get financial help, before the situation becomes dire
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on August 25 at 7:30pm, “Strengthening Your Support Team: Rural Financial Counselling Service.”...
August 20, 2021
Succession Planning … don’t let it be the elephant in the room
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on August 11 at 7:30pm, “Planning for Success(ion).” It isn’t easy, bringing up the topic of...
August 5, 2021
Communication – it’s more than words… and worth more than you...
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on July 28 at 7:30pm, “Communication – It’s More Than Words.” It may be crass to...
July 23, 2021
The realities of starting a farm from scratch
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on July 14 at 7:30pm, “New to Farming – Learning from Experience.” Growing up, Louise* had...
July 9, 2021
Are you too busy to look after yourself... or even retire?
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on June 23rd, “Strengthening Your Support Team: AgriSafe.” At 61, Jenny* is ready to retire from...
June 17, 2021
Farming and fishing 'safety' is not a set of rules, it's a...
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on June 9th, “Strengthening Your Support Team: Farming and Fishing Safety Consultants.” As a...
June 2, 2021
How do you convince your farming family to plan for a future under...
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on May 26, “Making your business more resilient to environmental extremes.” Jack* may be a young...
May 24, 2021
So, you’ve got some big ideas for the farm – but how do you get...
This topic will be discussed as part of our online bonfire on May 19, “Working Effectively in a Family Business.” Every harvest, Rebecca* tells herself...
May 13, 2021
MEDIA RELEASE: Campfire – Connecting primary producers to prevent...
It’s well known that farmers and fishers face a range of work-related challenges that put them at risk of poor mental health and suicide. While there has...
May 13, 2021