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2014-07-01 Lifeline for National Centre for Farmer Health – Stock and Land

Farmer health in Stock and Land

CRITICAL financial support has been given to the National Centre for Farmer Health to enable the continuation of its renowned farmer reach-out program for another year.

The Federal Government has provided $375,000 together with the State Government $250,000 to help continue agriculture healthcare programs such as its flagship service Sustainable Farm Families.

While the one-off grants fall short of the $1million annual funding the centre had applied for, NCFH director Susan Brumby said it was a secure platform to continue the agriculture healthcare services.

“This is recognition that farmer health, wellbeing and safety is important in the productivity and resilience and this funding is a clear and unequivocal statement that both sides and all levels of government and the community thinks this important for the agriculture industry,” Ms Brumby said.

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2014-07-01 Lifeline for National Centre for Farmer Health – Stock and Land