Community Connections

What do Elvis Presley, a giant railway interchange, and 1,197 children under the age of five have in common? The answer is Parkes Shire, a 7,325 square kilometre expanse of agricultural plains, copper mines and some 16,000 spirited, salt-of-the-earth people. Well known for its annual Elvis Festival, the role of ‘The Dish’ in the Apollo…

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…

Northern Beaches Cyclists Riding for Country Kids

Nine cyclists from Manly, Manly Vale, Balgowlah, Allambie Heights, Seaforth, Mona Vale and Newport, including a father and son duo and two staff members, are keenly counting down the days until the start of children’s charity Royal Far West’s premier event, Ride for Country Kids. This year’s ride starts in Albury on Sunday 7 April,…

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…