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.

I was born in Pingelly WA and spent the first part of my life in Coolbellup until I was twelve. From there I moved back to Pingelly, where I lived until I was thirty. As for whether I prefer the city ...

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I’m from North London, which is where I grew up and went to school. I grew up in a beautiful family. My grandparents brought me up. We had a twenty-seven-foot motor cruiser. I had a fantastic childh...

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Thanks Eliza for sharing your story. ‘My advice would be take changes and go out of your comfort zone. I was very shy and my job has forced me go out and talk to people’ Eliza’s story appears...

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I was born in Kumalling, which is what Goomalling used to be called before they changed the name. I wasn’t born in the hospital either; I was born out in the bush. According to the so-called governm...

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Thanks for letting us know you got the book Jan... Jan's is from Lancelin and her story in included in Humans of the Wheatbelt Book.... 'It doesn’t matter about skin colour or race; you have to ...

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I grew up in Dunsborough and did all of my schooling in the south-west region before moving to Perth for university. I have a sister who is three years older than me – she’s my best friend. She�...

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Trevor Davis Part 1 - https://tinyurl.com/y4hq4ev8 Trevor Davis - Part 2... I work for As One Nyitting in Northam. I went into business with my son Robert and my daughter-in-law Zoe and we want to...

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Trevor Davis - Part 1.. I’m sixty-two years old and I’ve lived in Northam for forty-odd years. I came here back in the seventies because my family was here. I was also chasing my future wife, ...

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I live on a farm sixteen kilometres north of Kellerberrin where I was born seventy-nine years ago. I went to school up until Year 9, but my father wasn’t enjoying the best of health so I left school...

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Thanks Jack for sharing your story. 'one good thing about new shows... is the recent uprise of having female and culturally diverse main characters. That’s something that’s only happened recentl...

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I’m located on a farm north of Dowerin. I was born and raised on a farm south of Dowerin. It was great growing up on a farm—what a blessed existence. I’m the third of four children and I’m v...

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My family on my father’s side is the Kickett family and on my mother’s side it’s the Stack family. My dad, Jim Kickett, was born at Badjaling Mission and my mum was Penelope Kickett (nee Stack)...

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For 18-year-old Matthew Fernihough, a sport he took up in the face of bullying has seen him grow into a martial arts champion. The Northam teenager took up Muay Thai only a few years ago as a way of ...

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Cristi McPhee from the Shire of Dandaragan has received the Humans of the Wheatbelt book 👍 Books can be accessed via buff.ly/38SiqvE or via Shires, CRCs or Libraries throughout the Wheatbelt. #w...

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Charlotte is six and is a real survivor, having beaten the odds and fought for her life countless times. Her favourite places are Rottnest Island, Lake Leschenaultia and the park. She loves going into...

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Thanks Lou for sharing your story. ‘Learning that we are all human, that there is always common ground to be found, even with people who have completely different backgrounds, values, and stories,...

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Great to see Cr Chris Antonio Shire President Shire of Northam out and about supporting the Humans of the Wheatbelt project. Have you read the Humans book? 📕📔📙📗 It is local stories, pri...

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Great to see from Lancelin Community Resource & Visitor Centre has received a copy of Humans of the Wheatbelt book 👍 Books are accessible online via www.wheatbelt.com.au or at Shires, libraries or...

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So glad the Bindoon Public Library are enjoying the new Humans of the Wheatbelt book. The books are available at all Wheatbelt Libraries, CRC and Shires plus downloadable via www.wheatbelt.com.au #...

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Ieva Tomsons Part 1 - http://tiny.cc/1y9rsz Part 2... In 1978 I was living with my ‘cousin’ in New York. Not a real cousin as many Latvians don’t have any relatives so they have to make them...

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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


Job Opportunity - PSO Wheatbelt Health Network (WHN) is growing and we have a excellent job opportunity for a Patient Services Officer (PSO) We are looking for a vibrant, well- organised, profess...

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Press Release - WHN therapy plus 👍 We are very excited to announce the opening of our new hub on 2nd November 2020. Located at 104 Wellington St, Northam Wheatbelt Health Network th...

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A world free of polio! Africa has had an amazing journey to get to this point.. #health #polio #immunisations

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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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