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Rural Minds and The Flying Doctor

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Rural Minds and The Flying Doctor


The Royal Flying Doctor Service have been operating the Drought Wellbeing Service (DWS) across Queensland since April 2015. The service provides mental health and wellbeing services to drought declared parts of Queensland.

Earlier this year, DWS partnered with Rural and Remote Mental Health to undertake presenter training for the “Rural Minds” program, which means DWS Clinicians and Coordinators are now qualified to deliver the Rural Minds program to remote and rural parts of the State.

DWS Senior Mental Health Clinician Karen Sherlock explains why “Rural Minds” is an important program which could benefit your community.

Invisible Farmer Project

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Invisible Farmer is the largest ever study of Australian women on the land. This three year project (2017-2020) is funded by the Australian Research Council and involves a nation-wide partnership between rural communities, academics, government and cultural organisations.
Rural women are encouraged to get involved.
Perhaps there is a story from the previous generations you would like to share.
For more information please check out the website by clicking here.
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