Real story of Rural Aid counselling for farmers.

Post date:

Author:

Category:

The dry and dusty landscape of drought-affected eastern Australia is hauntingly unmistakable as Zoe Cox sits and listens to a farmer reflecting on what was once his thriving livelihood. His identity. His community.

Zoe (pictured above) is a registered counsellor for Rural Aid‘s Counselling program, which relies on donations and support from partners such as Toyota Australia.

It’s her job to make home visits to farmers struggling with the emotional impact of the drought that’s currently gripping 97 per cent of NSW, along with areas of Victoria, South Australia and Queensland. The ramifications of what some have called Australia’s worst drought in living memory is far reaching: farmers face ruin and local communities and their businesses suffer a profound toll. The recent bushfire disaster only added to the strain on these communities.

Zoe speaks primarily with farmers,…

Continue Reading Source

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

STAY CONNECTED

20,790FansLike
2,506FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

INSTAGRAM

“The Firsts”: How Freshman Rep. Sharice Davids Showed Up for Her Community

“You get to decide what success means.” Congresswoman Sharice Davids at the Overland Park Advocacy & Awareness March in Overland Park, Kan., in June...

GrandeLash Review: Our Editor’s Results After 6 Months

I’ve always had a bit of what we’ll call “commitment issues” with my beauty products. In this career, I try so many products...

Food Isn’t Good or Bad—And Neither Are You

My earliest grocery shopping trips were motivated by the delight of carrying around a box of animal crackers like a purse and stealing...