farmers

Stress and your health
Stress can affect many body functions. A little stress can keep you on our toes and help you get things done, but when stress is persistent and leaves you...
March 20, 2017
2015-06-18 New project to reduce suicide and stigma about mental...
REDUCING stigma about mental health issues is the focus of a new suicide-reduction project. To mark International Men’s Health Week, Beyondblue announced...
June 18, 2015
2014-10-29 Farmers and skin protection: not a perfect marriage -...
Rural GPs deal with skin cancer every day and in collaboration with the National Centre for Farmer Health and Deakin University, Christel Smit led a team of...
October 29, 2014
2014-08-28 Christel Smit-Kroner discusses farmers and sun exposure -...
Christel Smit-Kroner who is currently enrolled in the Graduate Certificate of Agricultural Health and Medicine, and completed core units HMF701 & HMF702 in...
September 2, 2014
2014-08-13 Life after suicide in farming communities, shaping...
It’s now widely known that suicide and accidental deaths are far more common in farming communities than in the general population. There is much...
August 13, 2014
Farmer feedback
March 27, 2014
Farming can be dangerous
Farming can be dangerous, farmers have a higher risk of experiencing a serious or fatal workplace injury and other health conditions. Some of the challenges...
March 21, 2014
Drink / Drug driving
Drink driving is a significant cause of death and permanent injury. You might think that the risk of being ‘caught’ drinking and driving is less in country...
March 19, 2014
Alcohol free events
Young people are at particular risk from alcohol. Health authorities recommend that young people should avoid drinking until they are in their 20s to protect...
March 19, 2014