Humans of the Wheatbelt

Humans of the Wheatbelt is a disability project that celebrates inclusion within the community.

There is always someone in each story that has a disability whether it is the human, interviewer, photographer or writer.

What an amazing achievement... Thanks for the chat Matthew.. πŸ…πŸ‘ŠπŸ‘

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I have been living in Pingelly since about 2001, but I have been associated with the Pingelly/ Popanyinning area all my life. I grew up on a farm in East Popanyinning, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I ...

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I nearly had second thoughts when I was asked whether or not I would be prepared to talk about my background and why I came to live in the Wheatbelt. Both my parents were English but I was born in In...

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I grew up in Fremantle where I attended primary school near Spearwood and high school at Hamilton Senior. I’ve recently returned to the Wheatbelt but I know the area because my mum is from York and ...

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Humans of the Wheatbelt is a fantastic disability project that celebrates community - either the human, interviewer, photographer or writer has a disability. #community #inclusion #humans

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I was born and bred in Northam and I’ve lived here all my life, which is seventy-four years. I always thought that home was where you make it. There were some times when I thought it might be nice ...

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I was born and bred in Quairading. I think my favourite memories of growing up were the special times out on the farm. We used to go on bush picnics on Sundays as a family and, in the spring, there wa...

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Humans of the Wheatbelt is a fantastic disability project that celebrates community - either the human, interviewer, photographer or writer has a disability. #community #inclusion #humans

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I grew up all over Adelaide and I left school two weeks before I turned fifteen. Stupid things that you do when you’re young, rebelling against your parents. My parents were Mormons. I have two br...

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I grew up in Quairading and went to school here until the end of Year 8, before our family moved to Busselton. I attended Busselton Senior High School and I later spent two years up in Broome working ...

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My family lives in Mauritius and I’m here in Western Australia to study accounting, although I’ve been back recently to visit. My Dad is an accountant too. I have an older brother in Mauritius who...

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I was born in York, but I grew up in Rockingham. My family moved there for schooling and also for better work opportunities. For a while, I worked in health food in Perth and I never expected to end u...

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I've been riding horses since I was two years old and they have always been a passion of mine. My father had a total passion for horses and animals too, so I think I got the love of horses from him. ...

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Introducing our filming crew for Leaders with A Disability Series - Peta and Aaron from Quairading, Wheatbelt WA. https://www.wheatbelt.com.au/about-us/australian-leaders-with-a-disability/ #commun...

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I was born into a business in South Australia, where my parents owned a general store. My mother was born in Melbourne into a Lebanese family and my father migrated from Lebanon. In the old-fashione...

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I was born in Northam at Fermoy Hospital which was George Throssels home, (which is now St Joseph’s Primary School office and library) and raised at Wongamine. My father was born in Northam and met ...

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Mark is currently on his way to assist in fighting the fires in Norseman. Mark has also been nominated as the 2020 Citizen of the Year in the Australian Day Awards for Shire of York. β€’β€’β€’β€’...

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I was born in Tully in North Queensland and, when I was young, we shifted down inland. Dad worked in sawmills and farms in Kallangur, which is about forty kilometres north of Brisbane. I have three b...

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The people who inspire me most are my Mum and Pop because they always encourage me to do well at school and not muck around. My particular interest areas are biology and chemistry. I like learning a...

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The Wheatbelt Health Network offers support including General Practice, Nursing, Mental Health, Allied Health and Visiting Specialists.

Latest News from the Wheatbelt


Australian Leaders with a Disability Series 2019/20... Episode 3 - Matthew Fernihough Matthew is a Muay Thai champion who has represented Australia in the World Championships. His dream is to repres...

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Thanks for the chat Brian πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Well done Lou Pingelly Community Resource Centre for a great interview.. πŸ˜€ #community #celebrate #humansofthewheatbelt

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Congratulations to Shannon Boundry who is now a Project Officer at the Wheatbelt Health Network. Shannon will work with the Narrogin aboriginal health team, ITC team and help support the disability ...

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NORTHAM

Wheatbelt Health Centre
25 Holtfreter Avenue, Northam
Phone: 08 9621 4444
Open: 8am-6pm Mon – Fri

Aboriginal Health - Northam
65 Wellington Street, Northam
Phone: 08 9690 2824

TOODYAY

Alma Beard Medical Centre
81 Stirling Tce, Toodyay
Phone: 08 9578 2500
Open: 8.30am – 5pm Mon – Fri

WUNDOWIE

Wundowie Health Centre
GP Services
283 Boronia Ave, Wundowie
Phone: 08 9621 4444
Open: 8.30am – 4pm Wednesdays

NARROGIN

Aboriginal Health - Narrogin
Williams Road, Narrogin
Phone: 08 9881 0385
Open: 8.30am – 4.30pm Mon – Tues

After hours medical assistance: In an emergency call 000 or present to your nearest Regional Hospital emergency department. If you have a non- emergency and would like to consult with a GP then call Telstra Health on 1800 225 523. The service is free to access for Australian residents who reside in the wheatbelt or who are temporarily residing in the Wheatbelt. This service can be accessed before 8am and after 6pm Monday-Friday, before 8am and after 12pm Saturday and all day Sunday and any Public Holidays. Thank you to Western Australia Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) for funding this service.

  • 25 Holtfreter Avenue, Northam

  • 81 Stirling Tce, Toodyay

  • 65 Wellington Street, Northam

  • Williams Road, Narrogin

  • 283 Boronia Ave, Wundowie

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