Health centre

Heart Health
Australians living in rural and remote areas experience more cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, higher rates of CVD-related hospitalisation and are...
April 30, 2019
Diet and Nutrition - Fuelling Farmers' Lunch Boxes
Farming men, women and workers often work long hours and need to pack a lunchbox to keep them fuelled and energised for the farming task at hand.
December 19, 2017
Goal Setting
The volume of tasks required to maintain a successful farming business can be significant. Goal Setting can make things more achievable. Read more...
December 15, 2017
Farm safety – harvest health
It's crucial that all machinery is checked regularly to ensure a smooth and timely harvest. But simply mending the header and servicing the tractor won’t cut...
October 2, 2017
Tractor and Header Exercises
Tractor and header exercises to do during harvest - printable download. Read more...
September 11, 2017
Skin cancer – risks and early signs
Farming men and women and agricultural workers spend a lot of time working outdoors. Without appropriate protection they can be increasing their risk of skin...
March 21, 2017
Sunburn is when your skin is burned by radiation from the sun. Sunburn can cause permanent skin damage. By the time signs and symptoms of sunburn appear, skin...
March 20, 2017
Trauma – supporting others
There is no 'right' way to react to trauma. Some people react emotionally, others might throw themselves into work or practical tasks.
March 20, 2017
Trauma – reaction and recovery
Traumatic events can be either physical or mental, ranging from farm accidents and car accidents through to bushfires, floods, a death of someone close to you...
March 20, 2017
Skin cancer prevention
Farmers and agricultural workers have a high risk of skin cancer because they usually work outdoors. Protect yourself from the sun and reduce your risk of skin...
March 20, 2017
Heat stress and heat stroke
Heat stress is one of the biggest health risks associated with heat waves. There are three stages of heat stress: heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke....
March 20, 2017
Stress and your health
A little stress can keep you on our toes and help you get things done, but when stress is persistent and leaves you feeling like you can’t cope, it’s...
March 20, 2017