Falls are a very common cause of injuries on farms, especially for older farmers.Falls from heights can happen when you’re working on ladders, roofs, silos, machinery and haystacks. Read more
Saving lives by encouraging men to talk
Depression is an illness which is far too common among farmers and their families. Former farmer from Burra in South Australia, Bill Stockman, battled the mental illness for three decades after a farm shooting accident when he was a teenager.Bill has since turned his life… Read more
Eight essentials for your next long journey
Farmers are no stranger to remote areas, often travelling huge distances to work, to other properties or even to do their groceries. Therefore they must be well-prepared for breakdowns because even when an approximate whereabouts is known, rescue can take several days. Read more
Bitten by a snake on the farm?
Australia is home to about 140 species of land snakes, many of whom live in rural settings. In NSW, brown snakes and tiger snakes are the most dangerous venomous snakes, with brown snake bites most common across Australia. Knowing what to do if a snake… Read more