Person

Lyn Fragar

Journal article

Unintentional Injury, Psychological Distress and Depressive Symptoms: Is There an Association for Rural Australians?

To investigate the association between unintentional injury and mental health in Australian rural communities. This study supports the hypothesis that pre-existing depression is associated with unintentional injury in a rural sample and indicates the important role of prior depression in management of injury, given the...
Report

Health and Safety on Australian Farms

This report provides for the first time in Australia, national baseline data to determine the proportion of farming enterprises, by specific industry and by state, that have in place systems and processes that meet current regulatory and industry standards for protection of the health and...
Report

Achieving Safety Change on Australian Farms - using new and established pathways to improve adoption

This research report is about factors that will improve adoption of safety practice and systems on Australian farms. The review describes approaches and evaluation reports of Australian farm safety programs and other relevant studies that provide information about individual safety behaviour change and community/organisation factors...
Journal article

The health of the people in agriculture and its interdependence with the health of rural communities

This article describes the factors that are driving change in Australian agriculture, how they affect the health of the agricultural population and of rural communities as a whole.