Mallee Sustainable Farming Podcast Series

EPISODE 1 – Health Planning with Morna Semmens

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LOOKING AFTER YOUR MOST IMPORTANT FARM ASSET SERIES
We have teamed up with the National Centre for Farmer Health on this MSF Farm Talk Podcast series!

The National Centre for Farmer Health aims to improve the health, wellbeing and safety of farmers, their families and communities across Australia.
Learn more about where to start when it comes to personal health planning and what types of screening and vaccinations are important for farmers in this first episode. #FarmerHealth #MSFFarmTalkPodcast

Handy Resources: 

https://farmerhealth.org.au/page/health-centre/mens-health
https://www.cancer.org.au/about-cancer/early-detection/early-detection-factsheets/
https://www.sunsmart.com.au/downloads/resources/brochures/farmers-brochure.pdf
http://www.cancerscreening.gov.au/
https://fh.welysn.com/


EPISODE 2 – The things you need to know about Q Fever and other Zoonosis diseases

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Looking after your most important farm asset podcast series

MSF are proudly partnering with the National Centre for Farmer Health on this Podcast Series! If you haven’t already listened to Episode 1, about health planning, then be sure to go check that episode out right after you finish listening to this one!

Tegan Buckley (Mallee Sustainable Farming) chats with Dr Richard Lunz about all thing’s zoonosis with a particular focus on Q Fever.

Richard is a South African trained doctor with experience in science/research/education and holds postgraduate degrees in Primary Care/Public Health/Occ Med/Aviation/Safety and risk. Richard is based out of the Hamilton Medical Clinic in Victoria and a valued team member of the National Centre for Farmers Health.

Handy Resources:

Find your Vaccinator Centre:
https://www.qfever.org/findvaccinator
Farmer Health Safety Centre Q Fever:
https://farmerhealth.org.au/page/safety-centre/q-fever
Q Fever in GP – Podcast Episode:
https://www.healthed.com.au/podcasts/q-fever-in-gp-recognition-treatment-and-prevention/
Update on Q Fever in Australia:
https://www.healthed.com.au/clinical_articles/update-on-q-fever-in-australia/
Offer Q Fever Vaccine to all rural Australians:
https://www.healthed.com.au/clinical_articles/offer-q-fever-vaccine-to-all-rural-australians/
Wake up to the facts on Q Fever:
https://www.healthed.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/SEQ00025-Reformat-HCP-A5-brochure_FA.pdf


EPISODE 3 – Why PPE is so important in your farming operations

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LOOKING AFTER YOUR MOST IMPORTANT FARM ASSET – New Podcast Episode out now!
We’re shining a light on PPE and why it is SO important in your day to day farming operations.

In this Episode we chat about why you need to take PPE seriously and the things you need to consider in the current C19 environment when it comes to sourcing PPE.

Welcome to our episode guest speakers, Morna Semmens (AgriSafe™ Clinician with National Centre for Farmer Health) and Andrew Biele (MSF Director and Bulla Burra Farm Manager).

Handy resources:

https://www.farmingahead.com.au/agronomy/news/1330611/staying-protected-and-safe-when-handling-chemicals
https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/healthyliving/farm-safety-and-handling-agrichemicals
https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Factsheets/qfever-p2-mask.pdf
www.msfp.org.au/podcast


EPISODE 4 – Child safety on farms

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In this episode we’re talking about Child Safety on Farms!

Welcome to our episode guest speaker, Jacquie Cotton (National Centre for Farmer Health).

We discuss:

Where to start when it comes to discussing child safety on your farm.
Practical safety ideas
School Holiday farm fun – how to approach child safety topics with your family, friends and community.

Handy resources:

https://www.safework.nsw.gov.au/your-industry/agriculture,-forestry-and-fishing/farming/child-safety-on-farms  
https://www.vff.org.au/vff/Workplace_Relations/OH_S/vff/Workplace_Relations/Farm_Safety/OH_S.aspx?hkey=f3302662-852f-4515-bdec-d7918f87561b
https://www.worksafe.vic.gov.au/children-farms