Health and Well-Being

Staying afloat in Regional, Rural and Remote Communities.

Staying afloat requires careful financial management during droughts

Staying afloat in a changing and challenging world. In this fast-changing world, we all have to meet the challenges and evolve at breakneck speed to keep up. Unfortunately, doing so often involves a high human and financial cost. With the unrelenting pace of technological achievement and globalisation, coupled with an ever-growing strain on relationships and…

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Cancer in your business is unhealthy.

Don't let cancer kill your business.

Don’t overlook cancer in your business during drought. Cancer in your business or your community can be just as hard to spot as a cancer on the back of your leg. A cancer diagnosis can turn anyone’s life upside down, but for business owners the diagnosis can put their business at risk.  Cancer in your…

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Healthy people build healthy communities.

Healthy people equals healthy communities

Or is it healthy communities build healthy people In my experience healthy people is one aspect of community and business development often overlooked, leaving the problems and frustrations to the health professionals who are so overworked in smaller communities they become reactive, not proactive. The solution lies in having the business and non-profit organisations working…

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Supporting regional towns and villages.

Supporting regional towns builds our country.

Many forget about supporting regional towns and villages Many forget about supporting regional towns and villages struggling with globalisation, new technology, sponge cities, drought and other adversities, many of them impacting at the same time. We must act, or many will cease to exist and where will be when it comes to food, fibre and…

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Health and well-being outcomes are important to me

A case study: by Peter Sergeant There is nothing better than watching the world go by in the comfort of a beautiful regional community, where people care and look out for each other. A community where health and well-being are a priority. But, ‘pushing the envelope’ trying to get too much out of your business…

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Drought struggles are commonplace in our regional towns and villages.

Drought struggles impact community members and eventually big cities

Drought struggles hit the farmers first, business second, the town’s residents next and then the cities. Australia is vulnerable and has brought sharply into focus in recent drought struggles, and the flooding rains in far north Queensland. Droughts, flooding rains and fire are, and always will be, part of the Australian environment, and it is…

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Personalise marketing communications

Personalise marketing messages.

Re-evaluate the effectiveness of your business or non-profit marketing There is so much marketing which is ineffective and annoys us all. The popups, high-pressure, spammy, interruptive, overpriced, overhyped, under-designed selfish gobbledygook in which some business people engage. They are wishing and hoping; no personalise marketing, nothing converses to valuable clients and customers. Can your clients…

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Drought stress critical relief quickly

Drought stress leads to mental health problems

Where the drought stress starts Most businesses and non-profit organisations will be adversely affected by drought, some more than others. All businesses feel the ripple effect as a drought starts to materialise. The farmers are the first to feel it. Their costs start to increase, and as their cash flows deteriorate, so they tighten their…

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Healthcare valued community services

Regional community healthcare is critica

Value the professional healthcare services you have Healthcare one of the most valuable assets in every community’s value chain, and even more critical in times of drought. All too often people take for granted what they already have, or worse still they discount the value of people and services already provided. The following story may…

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Sustainable living choices really matter

Sustainable living means better lifestyles.

Taking responsibility for  future generations Take time to do something which enables survival and underpins our very existence. Whether it is gardening, consume local foods, recycle or use reusable bags, sustainable living should top of mind in the day to day activities of our communities and our lives. There are so many things everyone can…

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