Innovation: it's in our DNA

Innovation: it’s in our DNA

How do you solve the problem of children in rural and remote Australia needing access to specialist health services that aren’t locally available? You innovate! In response to the growing number of children requiring our help, and acknowledging the need to innovate and diversify our services to reach more children, six years ago our CEO,…

Bushfire response update

An update on our bushfire response

The rain has quenched the fires and quelled the dust… The firefighting aircraft are gone, the emergency service chainsaws are silent, first response aid organisations are pulling out, and the news crews (and indeed the rest of the world) have moved on to the next disaster. Amidst the criss-cross of barrier tape and temporary fences,…

National Close the Gap Day

Today is National Close the Gap Day, a campaign for Indigenous Health Equality led by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and supported by mainstream health and advocacy organisations from around the country. Royal Far West is proud to be helping to close the gap in developmental health services for children in rural and remote…

World Social Work Day

Today is World Social Work Day, where we celebrate Social Workers for the incredible work they do.  It’s an event organised each year by the International Federation of Social Workers and this year’s theme is Promoting the Importance of Human Relationships. Here at Royal Far West, our Social Work team provides unique skills and services…