Affordable and Accessible Oral Health Care in Condobolin

In January 2014, the Condobolin Aboriginal Health Service (CAHS), which specialises in indigenous health and primary health care, added a new string to its bow in the form of a state-of-the-art dental clinic. Located in the town’s main shopping precinct, the clinic provides affordable dental care to the whole community. Poor oral health can effect […]

The Condo Kilo Killers

Over a ten week period in early 2014, forty Condobolin people motivated themselves and each other to lose a collective 92kg and gain significant health and lifestyle benefits by participating in the NSW Knockout Health Challenge. Run by NSW Health in partnership with NSW Rugby League, the Knockout Health Challenge is a primary prevention program […]

A bright future for the Condobolin Medical Centre

“A small community is like a big warm hug,” says Joy Perry, Practice Manager at the Ochre Health Melrose Medical Centre in Condobolin. “The patients are an extended family. In a small community you know everyone. You relate to everyone’s pain and good fortune.” Joy is a local girl who married a local boy. She […]

The Call of the Bush – Lachlan Council leads the way with the Bush Bursary Scheme.

For second year medical student Catherine Kennedy, two weeks in Condobolin on a Bush Bursary scholarship strengthened her resolve to pursue a medical career in regional Australia. Originally from Tasmania, Catherine is currently studying medicine at the University of Newcastle. “Part of the reason I applied for a Bush Bursary was to gain experience in […]

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