Healthy Kids Bus Stop Delivers Free Health Checks for Children in Inverell, Ashford and Tingha – 19-21 March 2019

The award-winning developmental screening program Healthy Kids Bus Stop is coming to Inverell in March with the aim to improve the health and wellbeing of children aged 3-5. Royal Far West, in partnership with the Hunter New England Health District and Ronald McDonald House Charities, will be delivering free child health checks in Inverell on…

Meet the Team: Verity

What is your role at Royal Far West? I’m a social worker. My role is to work for and support the child and family. I’m non-clinical, so I don’t get involved in diagnostics. I help families understand their child’s diagnosis, and also help our clinical team to understand each family’s social circumstances to help them…

RFW is recognised for Outstanding Achievement in 2018 Australian Charity Awards

  RFW has been awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award in the 2018 Australian Charity Awards Royal Far West’s award winning Telecare for Kids program (Telecare), now Australia’s longest continually operating child and family telehealth service, was created in 2013 in response to the overwhelming need of isolated and disadvantaged rural children and young people to access…

MEDIA RELEASE: Parkes Community Meeting – Thursday 28 June

Supporting Parkes’ Children To investigate ways to combat the ever-increasing problem of local children’s learning vulnerability, on Thursday 28 June, children’s charity Royal Far West is holding a Community Meeting in Parkes. According to the 2015 Australian Early Development Census, developmental conditions can affect up to one in five children in the Parkes region, which…

Healthy Kids Bus Stop Visits Glen Innes 26-28 March 2018

Identifying children’s developmental issues before they start school is critical to their life trajectory, and children’s charity Royal Far West’s award-winning Healthy Kids Bus Stop free screening program for children aged 3-5 has been developed to help identify children who need intervention before they start school. In November 2017, Royal Far West introduced a mini…