Issue 67

Children's Health
Aboriginal kids on country

Aboriginal children living in remote parts of Australia belong in and to their country where they are an important part of the future of their communities and country....More

By Rosalie Schultz
Centre for Remote Health, Alice Springs


Other Rural Health
My view from the West: a Friends 'My Place' story

Irene Mills AM reflects on the innovation and dedication of health professionals in rural and remote Australia in the face devastating droughts and declining government services....More

By Irene Mills
Dalwallinu WA


Other Rural Health
Burdekin doctor loves working in rural and remote communities

Michael McLaughlin has just finished his training as a rural GP in the Burdekin area where the scope of practice and continuity of care for patients, as well as the appealing lifestyle, have been major drawcards....More

By Eleanor Gregory
College of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University


Mental Health
R U really OK?

We’re never too young to look out for one another. Resources are available to help children and students of all ages everywhere start a conversation with someone they’re worried about....More

By Annabel Bowman


Other Rural Health
An interdisciplinary learning experience in Tamworth

Nursing, medicine and paramedicine students from two universities got together in interdisciplinary teams to take part in simulations of complex trauma and medical events in a rural context....More

By Krista Cockrell and Jannine Bailey
Bathurst Rural Clinical School, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University


Children's Health
Country kids are missing out on essential health services

One in three country children are unable to access the health services they need. A new report makes a powerful case for more investment in rural and remote children and their families and more funding for telehealth services....More

By Deb Gibbons
Royal Far West