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Farmer mental health in a poor state - national report

New research has highlighted the poor state of the mental health of Australia’s farmers with 30 per cent reporting a decline in their mental health over the past few years.

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 Isolation is among many factors that effect farmer mental health. Photo Mark Saunders.

Isolation is among many factors that effect farmer mental health. Photo Mark Saunders.

The National Farmer Wellbeing Report commissioned by Norco (an Australian farmer-owned dairy co-operative), in partnership with the National Farmers' Federation (NFF), found that in recent years, nearly...

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A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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