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ANZAC Centenary Tribute Show Receives Community Support

2017-11-23T14:57:17+00:00

Concert-goers were taken back to World War 1 on Sunday November 19, when the Rotary Club of Seymour and Seymour RSL Club put on an ANZAC Centenary Tribute Show at the local Community Arts Centre. With just over 100 tickets sold, guests enjoyed songs from the Sunbury Choral Society, which provided wonderful insight into the [...]

ANZAC Centenary Tribute Show Receives Community Support 2017-11-23T14:57:17+00:00

Queensland Rotarians Walk for Mental Health

2017-10-18T12:02:16+00:00

On Sunday October 15, 300 Rotarians and members of the Mooloolaba community put on their bright purple shirts and got their heart rates up to raise money for mental health research through Australian Rotary Health. It's the second year the Walk for Mental Health has gone ahead during Mental Health Month, organised by the Rotary [...]

Queensland Rotarians Walk for Mental Health 2017-10-18T12:02:16+00:00

Mackay Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair a Success!

2017-10-17T10:30:27+00:00

Raising awareness, bringing hope and education around Mental Health is an ever growing need within our community. One in five Australians will live with some form of mental health challenge this year. The Mackay Region Rotary Clubs and the Mackay Regional Mental Health Network provided the Mackay Community with the opportunity to access and engage [...]

Mackay Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair a Success! 2017-10-17T10:30:27+00:00

Helping Individuals with Severe Mental Illness Stay Employed

2017-10-16T15:29:59+00:00

A study funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH) shows promise of improving employment outcomes for individuals with severe mental illness. The research, led by Mental Health Grant recipient Associate Professor Anthony Harris, revealed that combining web-based cognitive remediation therapies (CRT) with supported employment (SE) programs can help individuals obtain and stay in work. 86 unemployed [...]

Helping Individuals with Severe Mental Illness Stay Employed 2017-10-16T15:29:59+00:00

The Cauliflower Club Supports the Dan Vickerman Research Scholarship

2017-10-05T11:16:24+00:00

MEDIA RELEASE  For immediate release   When former Wallaby player Dan Vickerman died earlier this year, the tragedy came as a shock to all who knew him, despite his honesty about his struggles after retiring from the game. Dan was only 37 years old with so much life ahead of him and a wife and [...]

The Cauliflower Club Supports the Dan Vickerman Research Scholarship 2017-10-05T11:16:24+00:00

Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair

2017-09-27T13:37:27+00:00

Raising awareness, bringing hope and education around Mental Health is an ever growing need within our community.  One in five Australians will live with some form of mental health challenge this year. The Mackay Region Rotary Clubs and the Mackay Regional Mental Health Network are providing the Mackay (QLD) community with the opportunity to access, [...]

Mental Health + Wellbeing Fair 2017-09-27T13:37:27+00:00

Lifting the Lid Community Forum

2017-09-18T12:58:22+00:00

On Wednesday September 13, Rotarians from across Western Australia gathered for Australian Rotary Health’s inaugural Lifting the Lid: Mental Health and Our Kids community forum - to discuss this important issue at the University Club in Perth. Organised by both West Australian Rotary Districts and generously sponsored by the Perron [...]

Lifting the Lid Community Forum 2017-09-18T12:58:22+00:00

A Simply Fantastic Night!

2017-08-28T14:52:46+00:00

By Di and Kenneth Hall   Three of the stars of Les Miserables Australia came together in Tamworth on 5th August to present Epiphanies – a celebration of our struggles and hopes through some of the great melodies of musical theatre. They played two performances both of which were sold out and received a standing [...]

A Simply Fantastic Night! 2017-08-28T14:52:46+00:00

Rotary Club of Drysdale’s Mental Health Mission

2017-08-23T15:48:11+00:00

Knitting Beanies raises funds for Mental Health Research By Caroline Rickard I am sure that in your lifetime you have known people that struggle with mental health issues and it is becoming more evident now we are talking more openly and acknowledging the importance of sharing our inner most thoughts. We can see [...]

Rotary Club of Drysdale’s Mental Health Mission 2017-08-23T15:48:11+00:00

Encouraging Women to Seek Help with Postnatal Emotional Distress

2017-08-11T07:42:22+00:00

An Intervention for Mothers Experiencing Postnatal Emotional Distress A study funded by Australian Rotary Health (ARH) that examines an intervention for mothers experiencing postnatal emotional distress, shows potential in encouraging more women to seek help. 40 Maternal and Child Health Nurses (MCHNs) from three Victorian towns were recruited to the trial, [...]

Encouraging Women to Seek Help with Postnatal Emotional Distress 2017-08-11T07:42:22+00:00