Tag Archives: Health

How to Boost your Coping Capacity

By Natalie Stockdale Having lived on the land for many years, enduring unprecedented droughts in one of Australia’s harshest climatic areas, I can truly empathise with the strain and pain associated with the drought. The tips shared below can help … Continue reading

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Q Fever. Serious. Preventable

By Kylie Catts, Barradine As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual My Q fever experience is typical of how I contracted the infection – I was working in dusty cattle yards in June 2003 with cows and new born calves. … Continue reading

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Writing my life

by Kath Henry, Gloucester/Sydney As featured in the 2018 Country Web Annual. I have heard people say; ‘If someone told me a number years ago that I would … (fill in the blank with your own unexpected life experience) … I … Continue reading

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Sober in the Country: the conversation we need to have

by Shanna Whan, Founder of Sober in the Country As featured in the 2018 Country Web Annual. If you haven’t yet heard of Sober in the Country (#SITC), it’s a rural conversation, and indeed a movement, that’s happening right now and … Continue reading

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Little Wings

by Richelle Koller, CEO Little Wings As featured in the 2018 Country Web Annual Little Wings is a not-for-profit organisation providing a free flight and ground transport service to seriously ill children and their families from the country who are needing … Continue reading

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Act pink and fast track research

You can fast track breast cancer research and help find more answers! Join today at http://www.register4.org.au Last year I supported a friend who’s mother was diagnosed with and treated for breast cancer. At the time my friend also found a lump … Continue reading

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Country Autism Network helping families

Sharing this post from the BushBelles Blog, 22 May … The Country Autism Network is helping country families find their way through the maze of ASD therapies and to promote autism awareness more broadly. It is a place where country … Continue reading

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Fires, floods, tsunamis… build resilience with great tips from Petrea King & QRRRWN

The Recovering from Trauma Series is a three part conversation between Petrea King, from the Quest for Life Foundation and Georgie Somerset, from the Queensland Rural Women’s Network. This series focuses on practical tools and techniques for recovering from trauma, for children, … Continue reading

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If you think you’re having a bad day – watch Janine Shepherd and be inspired!

Cross-country skier Janine Shepherd hoped for an Olympic medal — until she was hit by a truck during a training bike ride. She shares a powerful story about the human potential for recovery. Her message: you are not your body, … Continue reading

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Launch of Mate Helping Mate CD – Life can always get better!

Many of you will have heard the name John Harper. For those that haven’t, John is a farmer from Stockinbingal (Southern NSW) who, in 2006 began running what came to be known as Mate Helping Mate events in rural communities. … Continue reading

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