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In July 2018, new research by the University of Newcastle highlighted the need for targeted support of farmers affected by drought-related stress.

You can read Research Lead, Emma Austin’s blog here:

NEW research highlights need for targeted support for farmers affected by drought-related stress

The research was published in the Medical Journal of Australia, read the full article here:

Drought-related stress among farmers: findings from the Australian Rural Mental Health Study – Medical Journal of Australia (MJA)

The Conversation also published a piece related to this research which you can read here:



Hear directly from Research Lead Emma Austin The University of Newcastle, Australia and CRRMH Director Prof David Perkins as they talk to The Medical Journal of Australia news and online editor, Cate Swannell about drought-related stress.



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