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 Sunday.. 👀 Thanks Dr Ryan Lamp 👍 Dr Lamp’s humans story -https://tinyurl.com/ycotqwj2 Lamp Chiropractic; Toodyay #wheatbelt #community #inclusion

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I was born in England in Kent and I was raised in Sussex. I grew up on farms. One of the houses we lived in had been built in 1664. I’ve always loved history, probably because I was raised in what�...

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We are launching a Humans of the Wheatbelt Book in August.. One of the themes running through this project was to explore how we all can contribute to making our community a more inclusive one. Thi...

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I came to Australia from the Punjab province of India in 2014 and I’ve been managing Domino’s in Northam since 2016. Before that I was a delivery driver for Domino’s in Warwick and I’ve worked...

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I was brought up by strong, independent women. Farming was my passion and motivator when I was younger. As a girl growing up in a farming community, the perception was that girls should stay at home i...

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I grew up in the Kimberley around Kununurra. Our family farmed watermelons and pumpkin using flood irrigation. We had an amazing childhood, exploring the bush near our house or going on quad bike ride...

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Humans of the Wheatbelt project. Real stories. #community #inclusion #wheatbelt

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I’ve been an English teacher at Northam Senior High School for many years and I’m also involved in the Humans of the Wheatbelt Project as a writer. English was always my thing because I loved read...

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When I was born, my family lived on a farm near Boddington, but we moved to York when I was eight. At first we lived on a block that didn’t have a house on it, so we lived in caravans and an old she...

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The Wheatbelt feels like home. I was born in Perth but I first came to Northam in 2003 when I entered recovery from heroin and meth addiction. I started using drugs socially when I was 15. I did...

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A little sneak peek at the cover of the Humans of the Wheatbelt book coming in July 2020. The book will release 52 stories of the over 160 completed in the last 18 months. The book will be available ...

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Fantastic to catch up for some of our humans 👍 #community #inclusion #humansofthewheatbelt

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I’m Jasmine and I’m ten years old. I’m in Year 5 at school. During the week I live with my mum in Northam and on the weekend I go to my dad in Bakers Hill. Mum’s house is very modern whereas D...

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Where I lived in the Adelaide Hills as a child, there’s a festival called the Lights of Lobethal which happens at Christmas time. The whole town basically decorates their houses with Christmas light...

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Toodyay has been my home for the past 8 years, though I also spend the first 11 years of my life on a farm near Lake King in the Wheatbelt, before travelling with my parents and siblings to live on a ...

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I’m a Ballardong man, the eldest of four kids. I’m originally from Kellerberrin. My mum had seven sisters and one brother and they’re spread across the Wheatbelt. A lot of aunties, uncles and co...

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I was born in the old hospital in Northam and I’ve been here all my life. The building later became part of St Joseph’s, where I went to school. I’m the youngest in a family of seven—six boys ...

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I’ve lived in the Wheatbelt since I was about seven. My family moved here to get away from the crowds in Perth. There’s a lot of diversity in the city, but we preferred the quiet. We live about ...

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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


I have the right to be active, supported and valued in the community - United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. We have created some Easy Read guides to assist people ou...

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Great to have Mark from WA Country Chemist Goomalling visiting us this week and learning about our chronic disease programs. #community #wheatbelt #pharmacy

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Are you in Northam or Narrogin? School holidays = time to get your child’s health assessment 🩺👍 A 715 is a Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health check aimed at ensuring your health is...

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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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