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.

Flashback Friday... I was born in Northam and my parents lived on the Julimar Bindoon road - about three miles from the main Toodyay Bindi Bindi Road, we were close to the reserve. The Black Wattle ...

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Part 2 of 2 - Josh Cording Covid effected me more last year than this year. I wasn’t supposed to leave the house and I didn’t have my license, so I was being home schooled by myself. It turned ou...

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Part 1 of 2 - Josh Cording I’m from Irishtown, which is fifteen minutes out of Northam. I lived in Toodyay until I was four, when we moved to the house where we are now. I hated it at first because...

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Flashback Friday... I grew up in the U.K. but I followed my sister and brother in-law to Australia, who raved about how good life was here. That was about twenty-five years ago. The trip was the long...

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Dr Ram - Part 3 of 3 A few years ago when he was in Year 11, my eldest son won the Heywire competition and got to go to Canberra. The topic was about inclusivity in country towns. My son’s always b...

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Dr Ram Part 2 of 3 In 2010 I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Six months before that my father had a stroke and I had to buy his Perth surgery, so I ended up running three surgeries and workin...

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Dr Ram Part 1 of 3 I’m a Perth boy, born and bred. My dad came here in the sixties to study dentistry and my mum basically ran away from home in country Malaysia, because she didn’t want to marr...

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I lived in Harvey for the first six years of my life and then my family moved to Northam. I have both sets of grandparents living nearby, one in Northam and the other in York. I really liked it in Har...

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I’ve lived in Cunderdin for around eight years now. Before that I lived in Ravensthorpe, a small country town which was two hours from Esperance, a regional town down South. I worked as a clinical p...

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I’ve been in Bruce Rock for eighteen months, but I grew up in Warnbro and Rockingham. When I came to the Wheatbelt in 2017, initially I moved to Kulin to start a job with Camp Kulin. I had been invo...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 10 - James, Northam If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #co...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 9 - Kate, Beverley If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #com...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 8 - Leonie, Northam If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #co...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 7 - Sharon, Toodyay If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #com...

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Do you live or work in the Wheatbelt? Would you like to share your story in 2021? Nominate now by contacting Anna by PM or [email protected] #community #wheatbelt #inclusion #celebrate

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 6 - Tony, Koorda If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #commun...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 5 - Ken, Clackline If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #comm...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 4 - Kaz, Toodyay If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #communi...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 3 - Joe, York If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #community ...

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10 fantastic stories of 2019... Day 2 - Lynda, Toodyay If you have a suggestion for someone (or yourself) to do a 2021 story - please PM or email [email protected] #humansofthewheatbelt #co...

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We are here to help

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

Latest News from the Wheatbelt


The Australian Department of Heaith have launched an online eligibility checker to see which rollout phase you will be in for your COVID-19 vaccine? To check your phase visit: https://covid-vaccine....

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Stay safe 👍👍 #wheatbelt #flooding #rain

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We are excited to welcome Dr Bruno Kalu to our practice. Dr Kalu is a senior medical practitioner with over 30 years of medical experience in Nigeria, United Kingdom and Australia. Dr Kalu has pres...

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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

Therapy Plus
104 Wellington Street, Northam
Phone: 08 9621 4444

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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