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MEDIA RELEASE Thursday 16 February 2017

Rotary Club of Sydney Supporting Indigenous Health Research in 2017 The Rotary Club of Sydney is hoping to make real change in Indigenous health outcomes this year, as the club pours funding into Indigenous health research. Collaborating with Australian Rotary Health (ARH) and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), the Rotary Club will [...]

MEDIA RELEASE Wednesday 15 February 2017

Corporate Golfers Taking on the "Challenge Cup" for Charity Australian Rotary Health (ARH) will kick off its first Charity Golf event of the year at Riverside Oaks this February, with an aim to raise more money for mental health research than ever before. On Wednesday February 22, teams consisting of Rotarians and Corporate [...]

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 27 January 2017

Melanie Ashton: High Hopes for Mental Health Research in 2017 Melanie Ashton, a young researcher from Collingwood Victoria, is a woman with a desire to make an impact in psychiatric research, and ultimately help reduce the burden of mental ill health for the greater Australian population. Melanie was granted a PhD Scholarship by [...]

MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday 24 January 2017

Rotary Club of Sandy Bay Supporting Cancer Research in 2017   The Rotary Club of Sandy Bay (Tasmania) have set aside their hard-earned fundraising profits to fund an Australian Rotary Health (ARH) PhD Scholarship this year in Cholangiocarcinoma Cancer research. Almost three years ago, the brother of Rotary Club member and ARH representative, [...]

Expressing our Thanks to the Rotary Club of Kidman Park

Rotarians from the Rotary Club of Kidman Park received praise at their club meeting on Tuesday (December 20), for their meritorious service to Australian Rotary Health (ARH). ARH District 9500 Representative Richard Johnson attended the meeting and presented the ARH Certificate of Achievement to President Tom Bunnik, who accepted the award on the Club’s [...]

MEDIA RELEASE Friday 9 December 2016

Australian Rotary Health Addresses Mental Health Funding Gap Australia will be one step closer to finding better treatments and technologies for mental health disorders next year, as Australian Rotary Health (ARH) pours more funding into mental health research projects. ARH has announced it will fund 82 projects in a variety of health areas in [...]

Media Training 2016

Photos: 1.   Media Training Day 2.   Dr Rob Morrison with Kristin Graham 3.   Professor Michael Sawyer 4.   Kelsie Boulton talking about her project on social dysfunction in autism and Williams Syndrome 5.   Breanne Hobden presenting her research on co-occurring mental health disorders 6.   Kristin Graham beginning her presentation on how [...]

The Impacts of the Black Saturday Bushfires

Nearly six years after the Black Saturday bushfires, a new study shows a quarter of survivors from the worst affected Victorian communities are still experiencing serious mental health problems. The Beyond Bushfires: Community Resilience and Recovery study, led by the University of Melbourne, surveyed more than 1,000 people who were affected by the fires in [...]