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…

Ride For Country Kids 7 – 9 April 2019

Royal Far West’s premier fundraiser Ride For Country Kids is counting down the days until the start of this year’s iconic ride. The challenging ride is Royal Far West’s biggest fundraising event of the year – organised to raise funds to help connect country children to the developmental care they need. The ride begins in…

Healthy Kids Bus Stop Delivers Free Health Checks for Children in Inverell, Ashford and Tingha – 19-21 March 2019

The award-winning developmental screening program Healthy Kids Bus Stop is coming to Inverell in March with the aim to improve the health and wellbeing of children aged 3-5. Royal Far West, in partnership with the Hunter New England Health District and Ronald McDonald House Charities, will be delivering free child health checks in Inverell on…

Leith’s Story

Living in a small town in regional New South Wales, the Freestone family has its fair share of challenges. Mum Cherise explains, “My husband Tom and I work hard to stay afloat. Our second son, Leith, was born 16 weeks premature, and life has been pretty hard ever since then. We knew Leith wasn’t meeting the…