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Fun Weekend Human Facts 👊

🧠 The brain makes up about 2% of a human's body weight
🧠 75% of the brain is water
🧠 85% of the brain is the cerebrum
🧠 The brain is the fattest organ in the body
🧠 At age 18, your brain typically stops growing
🧠 Stress alters brain cells, and function

Thank you to one of our Toodyay clients for donating a medical text book so we can all enjoy these gorgeous body drawings ❤️

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

Humans of the Wheatbelt

Humans of the Wheatbelt - hearing stories and taking a photograph of our humans. Our focus is on disabled people interviewing people, including non disabled people, in community settings. This is a Wheatbelt health network project.

More stories can be found on our Humans of the Wheatbelt Facebook page.

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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I live on a farm in Jennapullin, which is a small farming community fifteen kilometres to the north of Northam. I was born in the Wheatbelt and, growing up. Raising my kids here in the Wheatbelt has...

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One of my special memories of growing up was getting my dog Cindy when I was five or six. She was a little Corgi cross and she was beautiful. Cindy lived for sixteen or seventeen years and passed away...

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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


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


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


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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