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We had:

Maree McCabe, CEO of Dementia Australia discussing how a recent survey has found that discrimination is a real issue for people living with dementia. Three out of four people who live with dementia say people don’t keep in touch like they used to, while 65% say people they know have been avoiding or excluding them.

Catrina Felton-Busch, Associate Professor Remote Indigenous Health and Workforce and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander lead for general practice training at James Cook University talking about the upcoming Are You Remotely Interested? Conference from Wednesday 30th to Thursday 1st October, 2020. The theme for this conference is building on the past work in realising remote possibilities and promising practices, and what we have learnt so for from pandemic responses. Register for the conference here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/…/are-you-remotely…

Nicole O’Rourke, Senior Constable from Edmonton Police discussing road safety. She talks about different aspects on how we can be safe and the laws in regards to speeding, driver distractions, drink & drug driving, driving tired, seat belts & restraints.

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