More NDIS Services, More Disability Supports for Country Families

Pic: Molly Serafin Royal Far West announced it will scale up services to support country children with disability following a successful tender for $1.339m from the NSW Department of Industry’s Disability Sector Scale Up grants. The charity appreciates the insights shown by Minister John Barilaro and the NSW Government in making these grants available to ensure…

Healthy Kids Bus Stop Delivers Free Child Health Checks in Brewarrina and Walgett

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 screening program for children aged 3-5 has been developed to help identify children who would benefit from some form of early intervention. Royal Far West, in partnership with the Walgett…

Impact of the Healthy Kids Bus Stop at Merriwa & Muswellbrook

The Healthy Kids Bus Stop visited Merriwa and Muswellbrook in May 2018, offering free health and developmental check-ups for children in the region. This award-winning program was delivered through a partnership with the Hunter New England Local Health District and particularly Hunter Valley Community Health, Hunter New England Oral Health, Ronald McDonald House Charities and…

Royal Far West welcomes budget focused on rural health – encourages further investment in allied health

Royal Far West, one of Australia’s oldest and most respected children’s health charities, has welcomed the investment in rural and remote health in the Federal Budget, but echoes the calls of the National Rural Health Alliance that this is just the first step in properly funding rural and remote health. Royal Far West is pleased…

Healthy Kids Bus Stop Visits NSW’s Mid North Coast in April

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. Registrations are now open for the Healthy Kids Bus…