Reports/Media for RAW 2010
RAW10 was a great year for media coverage! For the first time, RAW was approached by ABC television to film a documentary on RAW for Landline. It also featured on 3 stations’ evening news programs and 3 radio stations. The ABC documentary can be viewed below.
Click on any of the names below to see the article or report
“Life is full of experiences, and I can honestly say that one of the best experiences I have been lucky enough to have was attending the Rural Appreciation Weekend.” Laura Worthy, First Year Medicine University of Wollongong.
RAW 10 was the talk of the town in Dunedoo for October 2010!
“What a RAW-esome weekend!” Nikki Temple.
Report from a member of SHARP.
“Farmer to Open Medical Students’ Eyes” – Daily Liberal.
“Local student has our health at heart” – Editorial, Daily Liberal.
Reports/Media for RAW 2008
“Health Students embrace rural lifestyle,” was a feature article of Bush Alert, the magazine for the RACGP’s Rural Faculty. You can find the article on page 6.
The RAW crew of 2008 produced a media release that was sent to various media outlets.
RAW 08 was the talk of the town in Dunedoo for October 2008!
Partyline, the magazine of the National Rural Health Alliance wanted a feature article on RAW 08 for their April 2009 edition. See page 10.
“The highly social nature of the mixed club team activities and bush disco helped break down the social barriers that people invariably place around themselves in unfamiliar environments.” Rob Battisti, final year Psychology UOW.
“I highly recommend this event to any health student who has not had a rural experience before or is simply interested in a chance to develop new friendships and have a good time with students from many disciplines of health.” Teena Downton, Medical Science UOW.
SHARP, Wollongong University’s rural health club advertise RAW 08 on their website.
The University of Wollongong highlighted RAW on their website in October 2008
Shannon Nott, founder of RAW and convenor of RAW 08 talks to Amy Volkovsky from the ABC about the rural appreciation weekend.
Reports/Media for RAW 2007
The Inaugural Rural Appreciation was a feature article in the Royal Australian College of General Practice’s December 2007 Edition of “Bush Alert” on page 6.
“As an international student, I had a vague idea of what the challenges were if I were to live and prectice as a GP in rural Australia, and the weekend revealed them to me in ways that far exceeded my expectations.” Brahm, a PhD student from UNSW comments on his experience of the Rural Appreciation Weekend in 2007.
“Where previouslyI was pondering whether to spend some time working in rural/remote medicine, I am now positive that I will work in rural/remote medicine, it is just a matter of for how long.” Ed Roper, First Year Medicine UNSW.