News 2020

Ideas to help manage the holiday and harvest season
In what has already been a challenging 2020, we are now fast approaching a time of year which traditionally places extra strain on our mental health. Managing...
November 30, 2020
Directors Blog – Farmer Health Matters: Heads up with mask wearing
A recent paper indicated that whilst handwashing and social distancing are appropriate, they are insufficient to provide protection from virus-carrying...
September 1, 2020
2020-06-15: Working together with a shared understanding: growing...
Image: National Centre for Farmer Health RNs Jeanne van De Geest Dekker and Carolyn Alkemade showcasing a health passport at a rural field day. Despite...
September 1, 2020
2020-07-20: Farmer health is better with specialist Ag health and...
New research shows Australian farming communities enjoy better health outcomes when university health graduates understand the specific challenges faced by...
September 1, 2020
Directors Blog – Farmer Health Matters and Farm Safety Week
by Dr Susan BrumbyTwitter: @brumby_susan Across Australia 27% of all workplace fatalities occur in the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries and yet...
September 1, 2020
2020-07-20: Focus On Education Programs To Help Make Farms Safer -...
Two new educational programs supported by the Victorian Government will be rolled out for rural and regional school students to start changing attitudes...
July 20, 2020
Mallee Sustainable Farming Podcast 4 - Looking after your most...
Description: In this episode we’re talking about Child Safety on Farms! Welcome to our episode guest speaker, Jacquie Cotton (National Centre for Farmer...
July 6, 2020
Mallee Sustainable Farming Podcast 3 – Why PPE is so important in...
Description LOOKING AFTER YOUR MOST IMPORTANT FARM ASSET – New Podcast Episode out now! We’re shining a light on PPE and why it is SO important...
June 28, 2020
Mallee Sustainable Farming Podcast – The things you need to know...
Description Looking after your most important farm asset podcast series MSF are proudly partnering with the National Centre for Farmer Health on this Podcast...
June 22, 2020
Mallee Sustainable Farming Podcast - Health Planning with Morna...
Description LOOKING AFTER YOUR MOST IMPORTANT FARM ASSET SERIES We have teamed up with the National Centre for Farmer Health on this MSF Farm Talk Podcast...
June 16, 2020
Farmer Health eNews June 2020
Find out all the latest from the National Centre for Farmer Health Men’s Health Week 2020 Healthy and Sustainable Agricultural Communities (HMF702) unit...
June 2, 2020
2020-05-27: VirtuAg: Checking in on farmers’ health - The Weekly...
by Cameron McGavin THE National Centre for Farmer Health exists for one reason — to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of Australian farmers. This...
May 27, 2020