Meet the Team: Sarah

Describe what you do at RFW:  As Clinical Manager, Client Care, my role includes managing a dedicated team of Social Workers, an Intake Office and Care Co-ordinators in the Client Care team. Each day is different. For example, our Social Work team may be helping families prepare for their visit to Sydney by letting them…

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…

Meet the team: Dagney

What’s your role at Royal Far West (RFW)? I’m an Occupational Therapist (OT) and I also manage our OT team, Dietitian and Orthoptist. Because I’m now in a management role, I don’t see as many kids as I used to, however I’m lucky to sometimes conduct assessments via Telecare or work with some of the…

Ginny’s Story

“After years and years of struggling to find answers, we were so relieved to finally be able to understand and support our daughter…” – Karen, Ginny’s* mum By the time Ginny was seven years old, her mum Karen was at her absolute wit’s end. Karen and her husband Brett, who live on a farm about…

Re-imagining health and learning outcomes: Royal Far West announced as 1 of 12 global finalists for the Macquarie 50th anniversary award!

Royal Far West has been announced as a global finalist for a $10m Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award to transform health services for country kids. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Macquarie, $50m will be awarded to five non-profit organisations ($10m each) over five years to fund projects globally that will have a lasting community benefit. The…