Issue 62

Policy Issues
Changing the trajectory of childhood vulnerability in regional Australia

Royal Far West is holding a series of ‘Town Hall’ style community consultations in rural areas in NSW to raise awareness of concerns about children’s developmental health in rural and remote parts of the State....More

By Claire Coulton
Royal Far West

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Health Services & Programs
Wide Smiles bringing oral health care to children in South Western Victoria

The Wide Smiles Oral Health program screens young children, aged three to seven years, for early signs of dental decay through visits by oral health therapists to kindergartens, early learning centres and schools in the rural areas of Victoria’s...More

By Margaret Rogers
Oral Health Services, Barwon Health

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Rural & Remote Communities
Focus on health in Circular Head

Times have been tough in Tasmania’s Circular Head. With funding from the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal, Rural Health Tasmania has run two wellbeing events, one focused on isolated families and the other on local youth....More

By Foundation for Rural and Regional…

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