HKBS in community

2019 Programs Update

The Need During 2018-19, Mental Health Support for Country Kids was our fastest-growing service area, with the extended devastating drought increasing both demand for support, and the complexity of cases presenting to us. We currently have more than 200 children waiting to access our services, and we expect the fire situation across eastern Australia to…

My Life Storyq

Children’s Stories from the City and the Bush

Our ‘My Life Story’ Program is back and bigger than ever! When children practise “old fashioned” skills like writing stories, drawing pictures, and developing empathy for others, their fine motor skills, communication ability, social intelligence, general knowledge, and self-esteem are all enhanced.   Recognising this, in 2018-19 we piloted a program called My Life Story, connecting…

Caring for Country Kids Month with My Fast Ferry

Sailing Sydney’s Harbour to Support Country Kids My Fast Ferry and Royal Far West have partnered for Caring for Country Kids Month. We’re hoping to raise awareness amongst Sydney’s ferry commuters of the challenges faced by country kids to access specialist healthcare. We want to let residents know about the work we do to support…

A heartfelt thanks from country kids

Royal Far West sincerely thanks the members of the Liverpool Range Harness Club for raising funds over the last decade. Proceeds from their annual Sulky Drive have generously been donated to support country kids and their families. The Club’s members’ generosity and hard work saw more than $100,000 gifted to Royal Far West’s Quirindi Branch…