Many of the Mid North Coast’s unpaid Carers are putting the health and wellbeing of those they care for before that of their own, according to research new by Amcal in partnership with Carers Australia. Local bodies that work with Carers are calling on the community to help improve their wellbeing. Alex Darling reports.
First published by Star FM Local News on July 6, 2016 Jack (right) with Oakeshott and two of his children. When the students of University of Technology Sydney return from mid-semester break later this month, there’ll doubtless be plenty of stories to tell – of travels to Europe, days spent binge-watching Netflix most likely. … More The 19 year old who nearly won Rob Oakeshott the election
First published on Star FM local news on August 2, 2016 Families are being urged to talk about organ donation this DonateLife week, following a community awareness event at Port Macquarie Base Hospital this morning. The event was attended by Organ Donation experts from the Mid North Coast Local Health District, including Clinical Nurse … More Organ donation deserves a family conversation
First published on Star FM Mid North Coast on July 14, 2016 Left to right: Lifeline MidCoast Life Matters Co-ordinator Lee-Ann Ford and CEO Catherine Vaara, Lifeline USA’s Shari Sinwelski and Lifeline Research Foundation Executive Director Alan Woodward at Rydges Hotel this morning. An American program designed to help support suicide attempt survivors is about … More Innovative suicide support program launched in Port Macquarie
Ok, pardon the delay, but for the last 5 weeks I’ve been working in my first full time gig as a journalist – as radio newsreader for SCA’s four stations in Port Macquarie and Coffs Harbor on the NSW Mid North Coast. I wake up at 3 every morning and work until 2 every night, … More Radio Journalist, Southern Cross Austereo
First published by The Footy Almanac on May 15, 2016 The players step onto the MCG and assume their positions. From the very beginning, they captivate fans through their powerful attack, majestic movements and disciplined, cohesive playing as a team. And the match hasn’t even started yet. This has been the spectacle at Tigers matches … More Of Tiger lovers and Taiko drummers
First published by The Footy Almanac on April 24, 2016 “They’re coming home.” So read the headline on the AFL website last December, as it was announced the Saints had secured funding from the Victorian government to help them return to training at Moorabbin. Five months later, the concept of St Kilda being “home” when … More Saints fans rejoice: Our boys are home again