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MEDIA RELEASE: Drought impacting mental health of rural and remote children

Demand for mental health Telecare services has grown by 86 per cent at Royal Far West over the past financial year, highlighting the impact of the drought on children living in rural and remote areas, according to CEO, Lindsay Cane AM. Figures released today by Royal Far West show that during the 2018-19 financial year,…

Visionary architects to design the extension of Royal Far West’s Manly campus

Architectural luminary and internationally-renowned architect, Glenn Murcutt AO, has been commissioned by Royal Far West, to design the approved master plan for our beachfront headquarters at Manly. Mr Murcutt will work closely with accomplished architect and designer, Angelo Candalepas of Candalepas Associates, to create a compelling and beautiful campus for RFW, to allow us to…

Queen’s Birthday Honour for our CEO

We’re thrilled to announce that our CEO Lindsay Cane was made a Member of the Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday 2019 Honours List. Recognised for ‘significant service to community health, particularly in regional areas’, this award is an outstanding reflection of Lindsay’s tireless drive throughout her career and determination to support country kids…

Royal Far West announced as 1 of 12 global finalists for the Macquarie 50th anniversary award!

Australian children’s charity Royal Far West has been announced today as a global finalist for a $10 million Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award to scale up developmental and mental health services for Australia’s country kids. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Macquarie, $50m will be awarded to five non-profit organisations ($10m each) over five years to fund…

Northern Beaches Cyclists Riding for Country Kids

Nine cyclists from Manly, Manly Vale, Balgowlah, Allambie Heights, Seaforth, Mona Vale and Newport, including a father and son duo and two staff members, are keenly counting down the days until the start of children’s charity Royal Far West’s premier event, Ride for Country Kids. This year’s ride starts in Albury on Sunday 7 April,…