Calls for a public health campaign in the bush

Royal Far West’s submission to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee’s Inquiry into Effective Approaches to Prevention, Diagnosis and Support for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), says effective and sensitive public health messaging is one component of a comprehensive strategy to prevent alcohol exposed pregnancies and FASD beyond the capital cities. “Evidence suggests that drinking…

NSW Upper House inquiry on Rural Health submission

Submission for Inquiry into Health Outcomes and access to health and hospital services in rural, regional and remote New South Wales Royal Far West welcomes this Inquiry into reporting on health outcomes and access to health and hospital services in regional, rural and remote New South Wales. We have included some recommendations and general comments…

Funding our PDP program

Questions that lead to Questions

The Part-Funding Dilemma The conversation often starts like this: “Hi Felicity, it’s Jim here from XYZ Foundation. I’m ringing to let you know your funding application has made our shortlist, but we’re not able to fund the full amount you’ve asked for. Are you willing to accept part-funding, and will that change the program in…

team building

Corporate & charity staff engagement: building workforce wellbeing and teams in a virtual world

It’s been decades since the general population has experienced the levels of pressure and stress that we’re experiencing in 2020. In fact, the Black Dog Institute recently stated that at least 25-33 per cent of the community is now experiencing elevated levels of worry, depression, anger, confusion and anxiety. Stress in the workplace is increasing,…