Healthy Kids Bus Stop Lake Cargelligo

Healthy Kids Bus Stop heads to Lake Cargelligo

MEDIA RELEASE The award-winning developmental screening program Healthy Kids Bus Stop is returning to Lake Cargelligo to help improve the health and wellbeing of children aged 3-5 so they start school ready to learn. In partnership with the Murrumbidgee Local Health District, Griffith Community Health Dental Service, Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service and Ronald McDonald House…

Royal Far West's Windmill Program

Innovation in the Charity Sector

Royal Far West has been recognised for Outstanding Achievement (OAA) in The Australian Charity Awards 2020. The program was established to recognise organisations for the exceptional work undertaken through their charitable activities. The Australian Charity Awards are a partner program of The Australian Business Awards. Royal Far West’s Senior Disability Advisor Fiona Phipps says the…

bushfires impact children's mental health

How bushfires impact children’s mental health

Evidence shows bushfire events negatively impact children’s mental health, research urgently needed to identify evidence-based interventions and support A literature review published today in the Medical Journal of Australia’s (MJA) special supplement on Evidence Gaps in Rural Research shows an increased risk of poorer mental health outcomes for children as a result of bushfires. Commissioned…

Royal Far West leads the way in helping country kids communicate with confidence

Speech Pathology Week, 23 – 29 August 2020, seeks to promote the profession and the work done by Speech Pathologists for the 1.2 million Australians who have a communication disability. This year’s theme is ‘Communicating with Confidence!’ Speech Pathologists provide assessment and therapy for a wide range of communication and feeding / swallowing disorders to enable…