Tag Archives: Health

Country Care Link – Celebrating 25 Years driving regional NSW people to medical services

By Country Care Link As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual ‘It’s truly remarkable that we’ve been able to provide such a wonderful, much-needed service for the past 25 years for so many country people who face the uncertainty of … Continue reading

Posted in Communities, Community Hero, Families, free resources, Health, inspirational, rural women, stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CWA of NSW welcomes new president

  By Stephanie Stanhope, Bega As featured in the 2019 Country Web Annual The role of President of the Country Women’s Association (CWA) of NSW is not a role you do alone. It is done with the input and support of … Continue reading

Posted in agriculture, business, Communities, Families, farming, Health, rural women, Women leaders | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in agriculture, anxiety, Communities, Families, Health, mental health, resilience, rural women | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in agriculture, Families, farming, Health, resilience, rural women, stories | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Families, Health, inspirational, resilience, rural women, stories | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Depression, Families, Health, inspirational, resilience, rural women, stories, women, Women leaders | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Communities, Families, Health, resilience, rural women, The Country Web, women | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Communities, Health, rural women, women | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Communities, Families, free resources, Health, rural women | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in education and training, Families, free resources, Health, inspirational, mental health, QRRRWN, resilience, Rural Australia, rural women, school students, stories, Sustainability, women | Tagged , , | Leave a comment