Telecare Coordinator Sophie

Meet the team: Sophie

Hi, my name is Sophie and I’m the Telecare Coordinator Team Leader at Royal Far West. The Telecare program delivers Speech, Occupational Therapy and Psychology Therapy sessions via video-link for children in rural and remote Australia. Our Telecare Coordination team is responsible for managing the weekly appointments for almost 850 kids into preschools, primary schools,…

Fundraising Campaign Database Coordinator

Meet the team: Amy

Hi, I’m Amy, the Fundraising Campaign & Database Coordinator within the Fundraising team at Royal Far West. My role involves facilitating Individual Giving campaigns as well as maintaining the fundraising database, areas which are dependent upon our generous donors. Working as part of the Fundraising team has allowed me insight into the hardships faced by…

Meet the team Cathy

Meet the team: Cathy

Hi, I’m Cathy and I have the great pleasure of managing the Windmill Program at Royal Far West. Windmill is our National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) program, a therapy intervention service for children with disability who are living in rural and remote communities and cannot access the services they need locally. The shortage of services…

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…

Meet the Team Thomas

Meet the team: Thomas

Hi there. My name is Thomas, and my role at Royal Far West is to create the best possible day-to-day user experiences with our Information and Communications Technology (ICT) services. Why is this important? A well-working ICT environment enables our workforce to perform at their peak, which in turn helps us to look after our…