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Free online mental health workshops

CRANAplus will be hosting four online mental health training workshops in July as part of a series developed to support health professionals in drought and bushfire affected areas through a grant by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Nurses, general...

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Posted date: 10 July 2020
Event date: Applications close 11 am AEST Monday 3 August 2020

Call for research applications

The Australian Partnership for Preparedness Research on Infectious diseaSe Emergencies (APPRISE) has received $2 million funding from the Paul Ramsay Foundation for research into the preparedness for and impacts of COVID-19 on First Nations people and...

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Posted date: 03 July 2020
Event date: Entries close 31 August 2020

#loverural photo and poetry competition

Entries are now open for the 2020 Friends #loverural photo and poetry competition.

Let's celebrate life in rural and remote Australia. This competition aims to showcase the beauty of rural and remote...

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Posted date: 02 July 2020
Event date: Applications close midday Monday 3 August 2020

PhD scholarship opportunity

The successful settlement of new migrants in regional Victoria

The Melbourne Social Equity Institute at the University of Melbourne and the Ballarat EVOLVE...

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Posted date: 30 June 2020

Pandemic Kindness Movement

The Pandemic Kindness Movement was created by clinicians across Australia to support and enhance the health and wellbeing of all health workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Teams of clinicians and wellbeing...

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Posted date: 25 June 2020

Low back and knee pain ehealth study

The Discipline of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney, in collaboration with the Western NSW Local Health District, is looking for adults who live outside metropolitan areas and have low back pain and/or knee osteoarthritis to take part in a study.

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Posted date: 08 June 2020
Event date: Four-week program begins Monday 8 June 2020

Free digital wellbeing program

PA2health is a free digital mental and physical wellbeing program designed for regional Australians. It can provide people living in more remote regions with preventive health support they may otherwise be unable to access or afford.

The program incorporates psychology,...

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Posted date: 22 May 2020

Stolen Generations fact sheets

In December, The Healing Foundation launched a series of fact sheets for GPs, dentists and aged care staff, Working with the Stolen Generations: understanding trauma.

The...

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Posted date: 07 May 2020

Research into impact of COVID-19

Southern Queensland Rural Health is conducting a research study exploring attitudes and practices towards the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia. 

The survey is for people aged 18 years and over who live in Australia. The survey should take about 15 minutes to...

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Posted date: 06 May 2020

COVID-19 resources for anxiety, stress and wellbeing

Feelings of anxiety are common in the uncertainty of COVID-19. Black Dog Institute's tools and resources can be accessed by anyone, anywhere to help deal with this stress.

Click here for more...

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Posted date: 06 April 2020

COVID-19 information for Australians

The Australian Psychological Society has prepared a guide for Australians, outlining some useful strategies which can help both adults and children cope with the stress or anxiety experienced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Posted date: 06 April 2020

Looking after mental health during the COVID-19 outbreak

Beyond Blue recognises and understands the feelings of anxiety, distress and concern many people may be experiencing in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

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Posted date: 06 April 2020

Mental health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 outbreak

 

The outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 has impacted people in varying ways on an international scale. It is understandable that during times like this, people may be feeling afraid, worried, anxious and overwhelmed by the constantly changing alerts and media coverage regarding...

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Posted date: 06 April 2020
Event date: 20-22 September 2020

Ride for Country Kids 2020

Postponement announcement

The Ride for Country Kids 2020 has been postponed from its original May date to a new date in September due to...

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Posted date: 26 March 2020

COVID-19 Virtual Health Workforce

Can you help a community affected by COVID-19?

NSW Rural Doctors Network are coordinating expressions of interest from GPs, nurses, allied health professionals, specialists, practice managers and administrators who can provide assistance via telehealth.

Learn more...

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Posted date: 24 March 2020

Your Health in Mind

Your Health in Mind is a website from the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

It provides patients and their families with:

  • the Find a Psychiatrist directory of...
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Posted date: 22 November 2019

healthdirect Risk Checker

Healthdirect Australia has launched the healthdirect Risk Checker for three key preventable diseases. Developed in collaboration with...

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Posted date: 04 October 2019

Explore the new Carer Gateway

Carers in Australia can now find new supports and services, as well as clear advice and tips, on the new Carer Gateway website. If you care for a family member or friend, then Carer Gateway could help you.

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Posted date: 13 September 2019

MHPN supports rural and remote practitioners

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN), funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, aims to improve interdisciplinary and collaborative mental health care practices. Practitioners from a range of disciplines are invited to connect via face-to-face...

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Posted date: 22 August 2019

My Health Record – Mental Health Toolkit

Mental healthcare providers and their patients will benefit from the launch of a new My Health Record Mental Health Toolkit, released this week by the Australian Digital...

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Posted date: 15 August 2019

Australian Digital Health Agency – MHR consumer resources

The Australian Digital Health Agency has developed new My Health Record consumer resources in consultation with the Rural and Remote Stakeholder Review Group.

The following resources are now available to all Australians:

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Posted date: 13 August 2019